News

McDonald’s sees global comps rise 3.3% in April

BY Staff Writer

Oak Brook, Ill. — McDonald’s Corp. said Tuesday that same-store sales on the global front rose 3.3% in April, led by European results (up 3.5%) but followed closely by the United States. (up 3.3%).

Japan dragged down Asia results (up 1.1%).

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

No comments found

TRENDING STORIES

Polls

Are you hiring seasonal employees this year?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
News

Lowe’s introduces app for Android

BY Staff Writer

Mooresville, N.C. — Lowe’s Home Improvement said Tuesday that its home improvement app is now available for Android devices.

The app can be downloaded at Google Play, Google’s new online store for digital media. Customers now may shop directly from the free app; access their MyLowe’s account; locate stores and view how-to videos, inspirational galleries and product ratings.

According to the retailer, the Android app includes the same functionality Lowe’s offers to iOS users. Both the iOS app and Android app incorporate Lowe’s integrated online tool, MyLowe’s.

“Expanding our app availability to Android users and integrating MyLowe’s is part of empowering consumers with the ability to access information wherever and whenever they choose,” said Gihad Jawhar, VP Lowes.com. “The walls of our stores have expanded as our customers turn to technology at every stage of their home improvement projects.”

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

No comments found

TRENDING STORIES

Polls

Are you hiring seasonal employees this year?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
News

Vitamin Shoppe profit surges in Q1, to open 52 stores this year

BY Katherine Boccaccio

North Bergen, N.J. — Vitamin Shoppe reported Tuesday that net income for the quarter ended March 31 rose to $18.3 million, from $11.6 million in the same period last year.

Sales surged 14.4% to $248.1 million, boosted by a strong 9.6% rise in same-store sales. E-commerce sales rose 15.5% in the quarter.

The vitamin retailer said it plans to open 52 new stores in fiscal 2012.

keyboard_arrow_downCOMMENTS

Leave a Reply

No comments found

TRENDING STORIES

Polls

Are you hiring seasonal employees this year?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...