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Earnings Insights 1Q24, Week 7: The Latest Financial Commentary from Costco, Dollar Tree, Lululemon, PVH Corp. and More

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary from major US retailers. This week, there are highlights on first-quarter 2024 earnings from companies that reported in the week ended June 9, 2024, including Bath & Body Works, Big Lots, Costco Wholesale, Dollar Tree, Five Below, Lululemon and PVH Corp.

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Earnings Insights 1Q24, Week 5: Ralph Lauren, Ross Stores and TJX See Sales Growth; Lowe’s and Target See Sales Decline

Our weekly Earnings Insights reports feature highlights from recent management commentary from major US retailers. This week, there are highlights on first-quarter 2024 earnings from companies that reported in the week ended May 26, 2024, including Deckers Outdoor, Lowe’s, Macy’s, Ralph Lauren, Ross Stores, Target, TJX Companies and Urban Outfitters.

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Data Dive: When Will US Grocery Unit Growth Turn Positive?

US grocery retailing has seen unit volume sales decline almost continuously, year over year, since early 2021. In this Data Dive, we review recent data and commentary on grocery CPG unit volume sales and provide our expectations on when we are likely to see an inflection point in growth.

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Ebook: Discount Decades

Our Discount Decades ebook explores the world of discount retailing in the US, covering key players across three sectors—apparel (including off-price), grocery (with a focus on limited-range discounters) and dollar stores (and adjacent discount formats). We discuss retailers’ revenues, profitability, store expansions, demographic profiles, success strategies and future growth potential.

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