New Store Openings, Positive Net Sales and Comparable Sales Growth - Research Report on Limited Brands, Costco, Lumber Liquidators, CONN's, and The Buckle
NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LTD), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL), CONN's Inc. (NYSE: CONN), and The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE: BKE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
L Brands Inc. Research Report
On July 11, 2013, L Brands Inc. (Limited Brands) announced its sales results for June 2013 (five-week period ended June 30, 2013). Net sales were $1.10 billion for the five weeks ended July 6, 2013, compared to net sales of $1.07 billion for the five weeks ended June 30, 2012. The Company recorded flat comparable store sales for the five weeks ended July 6, 2013, compared to the five week period ended July 7, 2012. In addition, Limited Brands said that its net sales increased 5% YoY to $4.1 billion for the 22 weeks ended July 6, 2013. Its comparable store sales increased 2% YoY for the 22 weeks ended July 6, 2013. The Full Research Report on L Brands Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/3e44_LTD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation Research Report
On July 11, 2013, Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) announced its sales results for June 2013 (five-week period ended July 7, 2013). For June 2013, the Company's net sales increased 8% YoY to $9.9 billion. For the forty-four weeks ended July 7, 2013, the Company's net sales increased 8% YoY to $87.0 billion. The Company's total comparable sales for June 2013 and 44-week period ended July 7, 2013 both increased 6% YoY. For Costco's U.S. and International divisions, comparable sales for June 2013 and 44-week period ended July 7, 2013, both increased 6% YoY. Further, the Company stated that for June 2013, changes in gasoline prices had a slightly positive impact while foreign exchange rates had a negative impact on comparable sales. Excluding these effects, the International division of Costco recorded comparable sales of 8% YoY, while total Company comparable sales increased 6% YoY. The Full Research Report on Costco Wholesale Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/f4eb_COST]
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. Research Report
On July 11, 2013, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (Lumber Liquidators) announced that it has launched a new blog to raise awareness about charities that benefit from its philanthropic program, Lay it Forward. According to the Company, Lay It Forward supports organizations that will benefit generations to come. In the last five years, the Company has donated more than 300,000 square feet of flooring to non-profit organizations, schools, arts facilities, community groups, and more. Robert M. Lynch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumber Liquidators, said, "Since our founding, giving back to the communities we serve has been a core principle of Lumber Liquidators. The inspiration for Lay It Forward comes from our customers. They choose our hardwood flooring as a long-term investment in their homes. In turn, we give back by investing in charities dedicated to supporting communities for years to come." Lumber Liquidators stated that it is accepting donating requests through the new Lay It Forward Blog. The Company also announced a new initiative in which it celebrates new store openings with a product donation to a qualified charity in the related market.The Full Research Report on Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/fc27_LL]
CONN's Inc. Research Report
On July 11, 2013, Conn's, Inc. (Conn) announced that it is opening a new Conn's HomePlus store in Mesa, Arizona. According to the Company, the new Conn's HomePlus store format showcases furniture and mattresses, along with the leading brands and the latest technologies in consumer electronics and appliances. The Company's new store is located at 1655 S. Stapley Drive. The Full Research Report on CONN's Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/3a26_CONN]
The Buckle, Inc. Research Report
On July 11, 2013, The Buckle, Inc. (The Buckle) announced its sales results for June 2013 (five-week period ended July 6, 2013). Net sales for June 2013 increased 3.9% YoY to $82.5 million. The Company also stated that comparable store net sales year-to-date for the 22-week period ended July 6, 2013 increased 2.2% from comparable store net sales for the 22-week period ended July 7, 2012. Net sales for the 22-week period ended July 6, 2013 increased 2.9% YoY to $425 million. The Company stated that due to the 53rd week in FY 2012, comparable store net sales for the month and year-to-date periods are compared to the 5-week and 22-week periods ended July 7, 2012. The Full Research Report on The Buckle, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/0f1b_BKE]
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