Home Depot reported 1Q19 adjusted EPS of $2.28, up 9.4% and beating the consensus estimate of $2.20. Revenues were $26.38 billion, up 5.7% and marginally ahead of the $26.35 billion consensus estimate.
On May 15, 2019, European DIY giant Kingfisher hosted an Innovation Day for analysts. The Coresight Research team was in attendance, and we feature five highlights from the event.
This report outlines the current landscape of the $114B US furniture and home furnishing industry, the changing behavior of the US consumer (including millennials), and profiles retailers that have innovated with new business models, technology and operational strategies.
Wayfair reported 1Q19 adjusted EPS of $(1.62), marginally behind the $(1.61) consensus estimate. Revenues were $1.94 billion, up 39% and marginally ahead of the $1.92 billion consensus estimate.
Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) 1Q19 Results: Revenues and Comps Beat Consensus Estimates While Guidance Remains in Line
Tractor Supply reported 1Q19 EPS of $0.63, up 10.2% and beating the $0.55 consensus estimate recorded by StreetAccount. Revenues were $1.82 billion, up 8.3% and marginally ahead of the $1.81 billion consensus estimate.
Question of the Week April 22 2019 - Where Do US Consumers Prefer to Shop for Furniture?
March 2019 UK Retail Sales: Small Retailers Drive Solid Total Growth; Food Retailers’ Online Sales Decline for the First Time in Eight Years
The Office for National Statistics reported a strengthening of retail growth to 4.4% year over year in March, supported by a 4.0% increase in volumes. Growth was supported by a reported 8.9% increase in sales at small retailers.
Europe’s Legacy Retailers Squeezed by Muted Consumer Demand and Structural Shifts: Sector Overview — European Retail
This report covers European retailing, with a focus on the UK, Germany and France. Structural trends challenging middleground legacy retailers include an ongoing attrition of market share to online and discount channels.
Question of the Week April 15 2019 - Where Do US Consumers Shop for Home-Improvement and Hardware Products?
US Retail Inventory Tracker, 4Q18: Potential Tariff Hike and Poor Holiday Sales Lead to Higher Inventories
In this first of our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker reports we analyze inventory trends among our Coresight 100 US retailers.
February 2019 US Retail Sales: Slowdown Seen Across Sectors with Major Softening in Home-Improvement
Total retail sales excluding gasoline and automobiles increased 2.7% year over year in February 2019, a substantial slowing from the revised 4.9% year-over-year increase in January.
This report discusses notable US retail bankruptcies in 2017-2018 and examines key factors that led retailers to collapse.
RH (NYSE: RH) 4Q18 Results: Beats on Comps and EPS but Misses on Revenues; Reduces 2019 Guidance to Below Consensus Estimates
RH reported 4Q18 results that beat on comps and EPS but missed on revenues. The company reduced 2019 revenue growth guidance due to weakness in its core business plus in the high-end housing market.
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) 4Q18 Results: Beats on Revenues, Comps in Line, Guides for 2019 EPS Above Consensus
Williams-Sonoma reported 4Q18 revenues of $1.84 billion, up 9.3%. Adjusted EPS was $2.10, up 25.3%. Comps increased 2.4%. The company guided for a 2019 comps of +2%–5% and adjusted EPS of $4.50–$4.70.
Total retail sales excluding fuel and automobiles increased 3.7% year over year in January, growing substantially from the revised 0.1% year-over-year decline reported for December.
Copyright © 2019 by CORESIGHT RESEARCH. All Rights Reserved