Numerator: Consumer Confidence Slipped in April

Numerator: Consumer Confidence Slipped in April

Consumer confidence slipped in April, hit by decreased comfort in the job market, non-essential spending and the ability to make ends meet, according to Numerator. The market researcher’s April Consumer Confidence Score was 56.9, down 0.4% from March. The score is an...
Williams-Sonoma Q1 Earnings Jump but Comps Lag

Williams-Sonoma Q1 Earnings Jump but Comps Lag

First-quarter Williams-Sonoma earnings soundly beat analyst forecasts, but company comparable sales fell. The company stated that net earnings were $265.7 million, or $4.07 per diluted share, versus $156.5 million, or $2.35 per diluted share, in the year-earlier...
Home Helps TJX Post Solid First Quarter

Home Helps TJX Post Solid First Quarter

TJX Cos. earnings broke a billion dollars during the first quarter, as comparable sales were gained across the company. TJX first-quarter net income was $1.07 billion, or 93 cents per diluted share, versus $891 million, or 76 cents per diluted share, in the year-past...