Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Online sales zoom 40.4% at Macy's in Q3 FY'12
Online sales zoom 40.4% at Macy's in Q3 FY'12
08
Nov '12
Macy’s Inc. reported strong third quarter earnings that underscore the company’s continued progress in implementing key business strategies to drive growth. Earnings were 36 cents per diluted share for the third quarter of 2012, ended Oct. 27, 2012. This compares with earnings of 32 cents per diluted share in last year’s third quarter.

“We were pleased to deliver sales and earnings growth for the 11th consecutive quarter,” said Terry J. Lundgren, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Macy’s, Inc. “Our success in the third quarter reflected a combination of factors, as has been the case over the past several years. We continue to implement our My Macy’s localization, omnichannel integration and enhanced customer engagement strategies with increasing precision, passion and success. This has helped us to deepen our relationship with customers and capture market share.

“We have confidence in our ability to continue to grow sales and earnings in the fourth quarter, even taking into account a recovery from Hurricane Sandy that will cause stress to consumers and our employees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

“Throughout the holiday season, we will be offering our customers new and fresh merchandise assortments, great value and an engaging shopping environment at both Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s – in store, online and via mobile devices. We are providing more reasons than ever for customers to shop us first and buy from Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, especially for memorable gifts for family and friends,” Lundgren said.

For the first three quarters of 2012, Macy’s, Inc.’s diluted earnings per share were $1.45, compared with earnings of $1.18 per diluted share in the first three quarters of 2011.

Sales

Sales in the third quarter totaled $6.075 billion, up 3.8 percent from total sales of $5.853 billion in the third quarter of 2011. On a same-store basis, Macy’s, Inc.’s third quarter sales were up 3.7 percent.

For the year to date, Macy’s, Inc. sales totaled $18.336 billion, up 3.7 percent from total sales of $17.681 billion in the first 39 weeks of 2011. On a same-store basis, Macy’s, Inc.’s year-to-date sales were up 3.7 percent.

Online sales were up 40.4 percent in the third quarter and 36.8 percent year to date, compared with the same periods in 2011. Online sales positively affected the company’s same-store sales by 2.2 percentage points in the third quarter and 1.8 percentage points in the year to date. Online sales are included in the same-store sales calculation for Macy's, Inc.

In the third quarter, the company opened new Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores, as previously announced, in Westbury, NY, and Grand Prairie, TX. A third new Bloomingdale’s Outlet store in Livermore, CA, is opening in the second week of the fourth quarter. A Macy’s men’s and furniture store in Santa Ana, CA, was closed in the third quarter, with its business consolidated into a full-line Macy’s store in the same shopping center.

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2017

Net profit at Indorama Ventures zooms 145% in 2016

Net profit at Thailand headquartered and Aloke Lohia led Indorama...

Information Technology | On 21st Feb 2017

ThreadSol launches IntelloBuy & IntelloCut in Vietnam

ThreadSol, the pioneer of enterprise material management for sewn...

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2017

GST to reduce documentation for logistics firms: CBRE

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to result in a reduction...

Interviews View All

Arvind Saraf
Triveni Sarees

e-Commerce is still evolving fast with constant flux and surprises

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search