Dick’s Sporting Goods profit, sales up in Q1; 37 stores on tap
Pittsburgh — Dick’s Sporting Goods reported Tuesday that net income for the first quarter rose to $37.5 million, compared with $26.2 million a year earlier.
Net sales increased 6.3% to $1.1 billion. Same-store sales rose 2.1%.
The retailer will open 34 new Dick’s Sporting Goods stores in 2011, as well as remodel 14 existing locations. It also plans to open approximately three Golf Galaxy stores and relocate one Golf Galaxy store this year.
Winn-Dixie’s Q3 profit rises 12%, sales slip
Jacksonville, Fla. — Winn-Dixie Stores said Monday that profit for the quarter ended April 6 rose to $23.5 million, compared with $20.9 million in the year-ago period.
Revenue declined to $1.62 billion, and same-store sales slipped a half-percent.
DSW names former Starbucks exec as human resources head
Columbus, Ohio — DSW announced Tuesday that it has Todd S. Cordell as senior VP human resources, effectively immediately.
Cordell will be responsible for all HR activities in support of DSW Stores, DSW.com, and the DSW Leased Business Division.
Cordell was previously VP human resources for Starbucks Coffee Co.