EXEC: Off-Pricers Sidestep Promotional Pressures To Deliver Healthy Q3 Results

The country’s two biggest off-pricers, TJX Cos. and Ross Stores, both lifted their outlook for the fourth quarter after reporting third-quarter earnings that exceeded guidance as apparel sales outpaced many of their full-priced competitors. Burlington Stores’ reported results that came in at the lower end of guidance and slightly reduced for the year, but is optimistic that a realigned sales mix emphasizing value will drive sales in the quarters ahead. (Read More)