Dollar Tree 3Q Same-Store Sales Rise 6.2%
Chesapeake, Va. Dollar Tree Inc. reported Thursday that its same-store sales increased 6.2% in the third quarter because of increased traffic and strong sales of Halloween merchandise.
The company said that total sales for its third quarter were $1.11 billion, up more than 11% from $997.8 million in the year-ago period.
Report: Target launches new fashion program
NEW YORK According to reports, Target is launching a new fashion program, Target Designer Collaborations, with an apparel line by Alexander McQueen.
The McQueen collection, called McQ Alexander McQueen for Target will be available in stores next spring.
Target’s fashion push comes shortly after the company announced that it would limit store openings and would consider a proposal for the spin-off of its real estate business.
Fresh & Easy to open stores in Bakersfield, Calif.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced it will open its first two stores in Bakersfield, Calif. on Dec. 3. Fresh & Easy currently has five announced locations in Kern County.
“At Fresh & Easy, we offer fantastic products at incredible prices so you don’t have to compromise on what you feed your family,” said Fresh & Easy ceo Tim Mason. “We look forward to bringing great jobs and quality, affordable food to neighborhoods in Kern County.”