| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported a profit of $505,000 for the fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30 -- a significant decline from the same quarter a year earlier, when the studio made $75.5 million.
Revenue was $498.7 million, down 29% from $707 million...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. expects earnings per share to rise from 4 percent to 9 percent in the third quarter, the Hampstead-based retailer said Tuesday.
The retailer is projecting earnings of about 49 cents per share to 51 cents per share for the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Macy’s Inc. is entering the Thanksgiving-to-Christmas shopping season with a new spring in its step, having handily beaten Wall Street expectations with a 31% surge in its fiscal third-quarter profit.
In the three-month period ended Nov. 2, the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday reported lower-than-expected fiscal third-quarter revenue and another drop in a key U.S. sales figure. The retail giant also reduced its full-year forecast for the second time.
All this just before the key holiday...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:34 PM
American Apparel Inc. struggled with out-of-stock items and high costs as it continued to transition to a new distribution center in La Mirada, resulting in disappointing earnings for the period ended Sept. 30.
The Los Angeles company said its revenue...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Home Depot, the country's largest home-improvement retailer, reported a 43% jump in third-quarter earnings, thanks largely to the housing recovery.
Net income rose to $1.35 billion in the quarter that ended Nov. 3 from $947 million a year earlier....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:31 AM
It's a retailers' arms race for consumers' holiday dollars -- and Best Buy warned Tuesday that promotional discounts this season could hurt profitability.
As stores race this year to kick off Black Friday sales earlier and earlier, Best Buy plans to...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported third-quarter sales that exceeded analysts' expectations as mobile advertising grew by more than half. But the company swung to a net loss as it spent more on marketing, sales and product development. ...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Some 140 million people plan to shop on Thanksgiving and Black Friday all the way through next weekend, but outdoor apparel company Patagonia Inc. said it hopes the crowds will refrain from buying all-new items.
Instead, the Ventura-based retailer wants...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Swiss voters soundly rejected a plan Sunday that would have limited executive compensation to no more than 12 times the lowest-paid employees' pay.
The measure, known as the "1:12 initiative," was defeated 65.3% to 34.7% even amid wide public...