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February 26, 2014

Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Eugene A. Castagna, previously CFO and treasurer, to the role of COO. Susan E. Lattmann, formerly VP of finance, will fill the CFO and treasurer spot.

New York -- Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Eugene A. Castagna, previously CFO and treasurer, to the role of COO. Susan E. Lattmann, formerly VP of finance, will fill the CFO and treasurer spot.
 
Castagna has been with the company since  1994 and has served as CFO and Treasurer since 2006. Previously, he served as assistant treasurer from 2002 to 2006 and as VP of finance from 2000 to 2006.

January 9, 2014

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s third quarter net earnings rose to $237.2 million, less than Wall Street expected, from $232.8 million in the year-ago period, as higher costs and expenses impacted sales growth.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s third quarter net earnings rose to $237.2 million, less than Wall Street expected, from $232.8 million in the year-ago period, as higher costs and expenses impacted sales growth. The company trimmed its full-year earnings outlook.

Revenue for the three months ended Nov. 30 rose 6% to $2.87 billion, from $2.7 billion. Same-store sales increased 1.3%.

July 23, 2013

I’m sure I’m not the only one who has some pretty vivid memories of back- to-school shopping: getting dragged out alongside my mother to buy new outfits and a few No. 2 pencils. Now, it seems like everyone in the retail world is finding a way to join the party.

June 27, 2013

Bed, Bath & Beyond Inc. reported positive financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013.

Union, N.J. – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported positive financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Although net earnings fell from $206.8 million to $202.5 million, net earnings per diluted share increased roughly 4.5% from $0.89 to $0.93.

June 4, 2013

Schimenti Construction Company breaks ground on a $15 million retail shopping development in the Deptford Town Center shopping center in Deptford, N.J.

Ridgefield, Conn. -- Schimenti Construction Company breaks ground on a $15 million retail shopping development in the Deptford Town Center shopping center in Deptford, N.J. The one-story 100,000-sq-ft. building will be the first to include every Bed Bath & Beyond brand under one roof: Bed Bath & Beyond, Christmas Tree Shops, buybuy Baby and Harmon Face Values.

April 10, 2013

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported Wednesday that net income for the quarter ended March 2 increased 14% to $373.9 million, compared with $351 million in the year-ago period.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported Wednesday that net income for the quarter ended March 2 increased 14% to $373.9 million, compared with $351 million in the year-ago period. But the retailer’s guidance for the current quarter came up short.

Sales leaped 24.5% to $3.401 billion, from $2.732 billion, and same-store sales rose 2.5%.

For the fiscal year, net earnings rose 12% to $1.038 billion), from $989.5 million. Full-year revenue rose 14.9% to $10.915 billion, and same-store sales for fiscal 2012 increased 2.7%.

January 25, 2013

By Bradley W. Snyder, Tiger Capital Group

By Bradley W. Snyder, bsnyder@tigergroupllc.com

December 21, 2012

Third quarter same store sales at Bed Bath & Beyond were negatively affected by Hurricane Sandy, but the nation’s leading home good retailer still managed to grow profits.

New York -- Third quarter same store sales at Bed Bath & Beyond were negatively affected by Hurricane Sandy, but the nation’s leading home good retailer still managed to grow profits.

Bed, Bath & Beyond said net income for the third quarter ended Nov. 24, increased 1.8% to $233 million.

Sales increased 15.3% to $2.7 billion, largely due to two acquisitions earlier in the year, while same store sales advanced 1.7% and were negatively affected by an estimated .9% due to Sandy.

December 20, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported that profit for the quarter ended Nov. 24 rose almost 2% to $232.8 million, from $228.5 million last year, edging Wall Street expectations.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported Wednesday that profit for the quarter ended Nov. 24 rose almost 2% to $232.8 million, from $228.5 million last year, edging Wall Street expectations.

Revenue increased 15% to $2.7 billion, just missing analysts’ forecasted $2.73 billion in revenue. Same-store sales rose 1.7%.

The retailer said it estimates Hurricane Sandy lowered comps by about 0.9% during the period.

 

October 10, 2012

By Michael Dart, Todd Hooper and Jay Agarwal

By Michael Dart, Todd Hooper and Jay Agarwal

Although it isn’t as sexy as luxury or as dramatic as discount, the space somewhere in between is heating up.

In fact, recent deal activity suggests that retailers that cater to both low- and high-income segments — those serving “the middle” — have tremendous potential.

October 2, 2012

The Merchant Customer Exchange announced Tuesday that Bed Bath & Beyond, Dillard's, Dunkin’ Brands, Gap, Sheetz and Wakefern Food Corp. are among those joining the existing lineup of merchants who are committed to creating a seamless mobile-commerce solution.

Dallas -- The Merchant Customer Exchange announced Tuesday that Bed Bath & Beyond, Dillard's, Dunkin’ Brands, Gap, Sheetz and Wakefern Food Corp. are among those joining the existing lineup of merchants who are committed to creating a seamless mobile-commerce solution.

September 20, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 25 dipped 2.2% to $224.3 million, from $229.4 million in the same period last year.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported Thursday that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 25 dipped 2.2% to $224.3 million, from $229.4 million in the same period last year. Results, negatively impacted by aggressive coupon discounting, trailed Wall Street’s expectations.

Sales increased 12.1% to $2.593 billion, and same-store sales climbed 3.5%, compared with an increase of 5.6% last year.

The retailer acquired Cost Plus in July for $495 million, adding 259 stores and a new e-commerce platform.

 

September 12, 2012

The nation’s chain retailers lead the nation when it comes to commercial solar energy use, according to a report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association and Vote Solar Initiative advocacy group.

Orlando, Fla. -- The nation’s chain retailers lead the nation when it comes to commercial solar energy use, according to a report by the Solar Energy Industries Association and Vote Solar Initiative advocacy group.

August 23, 2012

Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group said that Bed Bath & Beyond, along with Buy Buy Baby, will open this fall in a shared space at Gurnee Mills outlet center, in Gurnee, Ill.

Gurnee, Ill. -- Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group said that Bed Bath & Beyond, along with Buy Buy Baby, will open this fall in a shared space at Gurnee Mills outlet center, in Gurnee, Ill.

The Bed Bath & Beyond/Buy Buy Baby prototype store will be located near Last Call by Neiman Marcus, The Gap Outlet and Build-a-Bear Workshop at the value center.
 

July 2, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. announced that its tender offer for the outstanding shares of common stock of Cost Plus was successful.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. announced that its tender offer for the outstanding shares of common stock of Cost Plus was successful.

The company said Friday that about 20.8 million shares representing about 92% of Cost Plus' outstanding stock were tendered. The company currently has approximately 22.5 million outstanding shares, according to FactSet.

Cost Plus will become a Bed Bath & Beyond subsidiary and will stop trading on the Nasdaq the first business day after the deal closes.

June 21, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported that net income rose 14.5% to $206.8 million, compared with $180.6 million in the year-ago period.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported Thursday that net income rose 14.5% to $206.8 million, compared with $180.6 million in the year-ago period.

Revenue increased 5.1% to $2.22 billion from the year-earlier quarter, missing Wall Street’s projected $2.25 billion in revenue. Same-store sales rose 3%.

June 21, 2012

A heat wave washed over Las Vegas just in time for the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual RECon event May 20-23 — and the mood inside the Las Vegas Convention Center was just as elevated.

“I am very bullish on this year’s RECon,” said Andy Graiser, co-president of A&G Realty Partners, Melville, N.Y. “Growth is becoming evident in most all categories, and it’s smart growth.”

June 4, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. bought textile distributor Linen Holdings LLC in an all-cash transaction for approximately $105 million to boost its sourcing capabilities and gain access to new customers.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. bought textile distributor Linen Holdings LLC in an all-cash transaction for approximately $105 million to boost its sourcing capabilities and gain access to new customers.

Based in Gibbsboro, N.J., Linen Holdings is a privately held distributor of bath, bed and table linens and other textile products to customers in the hospitality, cruise line, food service, health care and other industries.

May 9, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cost Plus in an all cash transaction.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cost Plus in an all cash transaction. The deal is valued at some $495 million, according to Reuters.

Based in Oakland, Calif., Cost Plus currently operates 259 stores under the names World Market, Cost Plus World Market, Cost Plus Imports, and World Market Stores in 30 states.

May 2, 2012

Sax Realty said that Bed Bath & Beyond will open a new 28,000-sq.-ft. store at Village South at Waugh Chapel, the largest power strip being built in the Washington, D.C., area.

Washington, D.C. -- Sax Realty said that Bed Bath & Beyond will open a new 28,000-sq.-ft. store at Village South at Waugh Chapel, the largest power strip being built in the Washington, D.C., area.

The store is slated to open in the fall.

The one million-sq.-ft. mixed-use development, developed by Greenberg Gibbons, is also anchored by Wegman's, Target, Regal Cinema, Dick's Sporting Goods and Petco.

April 5, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s profit in the fourth quarter rose to $351.0 million, from $283.5 million a year ago.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s profit in the fourth quarter rose to $351.0 million, from $283.5 million a year ago.

Revenue for the quarter ended Feb. 25 increased 9.1% to $2.73 billion. Same-store sales were up 6.8%.

In a conference call with analysts, the chain said it anticipates opening a total of 40 stores across all its concepts this fiscal year.
 

December 21, 2011

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported that profit for the quarter ended Nov. 26 rose 28% to $228.5 million, compared with $188.6 million in the year-ago period.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported Wednesday that profit for the quarter ended Nov. 26 rose 28% to $228.5 million, compared with $188.6 million in the year-ago period.

Revenue rose 6.8% to $2.3 billion, from $2.2 billion a year earlier. Same-store sales increased 4.1%.

During the quarter, the company opened seven Bed Bath & Beyond stores, seven Buybuy Baby stores, one Christmas Tree Shops store and one Harmon Face Values store.

October 17, 2011

DDR Corp. said Monday it will redevelop four shopping centers in Puerto Rico — Plaza del Sol and Rexville Plaza in Bayamon, Plaza del Norte in Hatillo and Plaza Escorial in Carolina.

Beachwood, Ohio -- DDR Corp. said Monday it will redevelop four shopping centers in Puerto Rico — Plaza del Sol and Rexville Plaza in Bayamon, Plaza del Norte in Hatillo and Plaza Escorial in Carolina. Total investment is more than $50 million.

September 22, 2011

Bed Bath & Beyond reported Thursday that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 27 rose 26% to $229.4 million, amid improved sales and contained costs.

Union N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond reported Thursday that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 27 rose 26% to $229.4 million, amid improved sales and contained costs. Sales for the quarter rose 8.3% to $2.3 billion, and same-store sales increased 5.6%.

September 22, 2011

Bed Bath & Beyond reported Thursday that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 27 rose 26% to $229.4 million, amid improved sales and contained costs.

Union N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond reported Thursday that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 27 rose 26% to $229.4 million, amid improved sales and contained costs. Sales for the quarter rose 8.3% to $2.3 billion, and same-store sales increased 5.6%.