Colgate announced on Thursday during the fourth quarter it posted organic sales growth and higher profitability as new launches in the United States helped fuel volume growth.
Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales for August and the fourth quarter.
Target announced on Wednesday a decline in fourth-quarter sales and earnings; however, executives expressed optimism as they plan for the new fiscal year and work to restore consumer confidence following the data breach.
Costco Wholesale had sales of $31.8 billion in fourth quarter 2013 and $102.9 billion in fiscal year 2013, the club retailer said Wednesday.
Ulta Beauty posted a “strong” fourth quarter and is going forward with plans to invest in several areas of the business, including the expansion of its Clinique boutiques.