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“During the second quarter, we delivered solid results, despite the challenging environment,” said Jeff Gennette, chairman and chief executive officer of Macy’s, Inc. “Our teams have consistently responded to the dynamic landscape with disciplined, data-driven actions to ensure the health and stability of our business. We believe that we are well positioned to respond to changing consumer behaviors. Despite inflationary pressures, consumers continued to shop Macy’s as a style source and leading gifting destination. Additionally, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury captured demand for luxury brands, resulting in both nameplates outperforming in the quarter.”
“Over the past two years, our Polaris strategy has made us faster and more agile, which has been essential to navigate rapidly changing consumer trends and macro conditions. We expect to come out of this uncertain period in a strong position with a healthy balance sheet, new capabilities and a talented team ready to capture renewed demand,” Gennette continued.
*Comparable sales down 1.5% on an owned basis and down 1.6% on an owned-plus-licensed basis; up 4.3% and 4.4%, respectively, versus the second quarter of 2019.
*Digital sales decreased 5% year-over-year while increasing 37% versus the second quarter of 2019.
*Macy’s comparable sales were down 2.9% on an owned basis and down 2.8%, on an owned-plus-licensed basis.
*Bloomingdale’s comparable sales on an owned basis were up 8.8% and on an owned-plus-licensed basis were up 5.8%.
*Bluemercury comparable sales were up 7.6% on an owned and owned-plus-licensed basis.
*Inventory turnover, on a trailing twelve-month basis, was relatively flat to 2021 and improved 15% over 2019.
*Gross margin for the quarter was 38.9%, down from 40.6% in the second quarter of 2021.
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