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M&A and FinancialFeb 26, 2014 8:05 AM By Tim Parry
What did the major data breach at Target mean for the merchant’s bottom line? It meant fewer consumers shopping at the mass merchant, as well as a $17 million net expense related to the data breach investigation. Target announced Wednesday that sales for its U.S. segment in the fourth-quarter decreased 6.6%.
M&A and FinancialFeb 26, 2014 7:40 AM By MCM Staff
Lowe’s sales for the fourth quarter increased 5.6% to $11.7 billion from $11.0 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, and for the fiscal year, sales were $53.4 billion, a 5.7% increase over fiscal year 2012.
M&A and FinancialFeb 25, 2014 8:37 AM By Tim Parry
The Home Depot’s sales for fiscal year 2013 were $78.8 billion, an increase of 5.4% from fiscal year 2012. Excluding the 53rd week in the prior fiscal year, sales for fiscal year 2013 increased 7.2% from fiscal 2012.
M&A and FinancialFeb 25, 2014 8:31 AM By Tim Parry
When you include sales from departments licensed to third parties, Macy’s 2013 sales on a comparable basis were up 2.8%. But in reality, Macy’s sales of $27.9 billion gave it just a 0.9% increase over fiscal 2012. Here’s why.
M&A and FinancialFeb 25, 2014 8:04 AM By Tim Parry
All three business units of Office Depot Inc. saw double-digit sales in the fourth-quarter of 2013. And that surge helped Office Depot’s total sales for 2013 increase 5.1% for the year.
M&A and FinancialFeb 25, 2014 7:06 AM By MCM Staff
Ecommerce revenues at Vitamin Shoppe grew 25.5% for the fourth quarter and 19.4% for fiscal 2013, the health and wellness merchant said today. Here’s what CEO Tony Truesdale had to say about Vitamin Shoppe’s online growth.
M&A and FinancialFeb 22, 2014 4:25 PM By Tim Parry
Wall Street wasn’t wowed when Walmart announced its consolidated net sales for fiscal year 2014. But the retailer was able to hang its hat on its global ecommerce sales, which grew 30% and surpassed $10 billion.
M&A and FinancialFeb 21, 2014 1:53 PM By Tim Parry
Oriental Trading Company has agreed to acquire SmileMakers, a direct retailer of patient giveaways and practice promotions for the dental and healthcare markets, as well as classroom incentives and aids to the education market, from Staples.
M&A and FinancialFeb 10, 2014 1:41 PM By Erin Lynch
While the U.S. Postal Service ended the first quarter of 2014 with a net loss of $354 million, its shipping business increased by 14%. This growth, UPS said, was fueled by an increase in online shopping and Sunday deliveries in limited U.S. markets.
M&A and FinancialFeb 05, 2014 8:48 AM By Erin Lynch
Walmart Canada announced that it will invest close to $500 million over the next 12 months in an effort to expand its network and its distribution and ecommerce operations.
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