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Luxury apparel sales were up as furniture and home goods struggled in this week's ecommerce earnings report.

New earnings results are out from retailers in Digital Commerce 360’s Top 1000 list of leading ecommerce retailers in North America. The luxury apparel boutique Aritzia saw growth as it prepared for a website relaunch. Meanwhile, problems in the furniture and housewares and home goods spaces appeared front and center as two other retailers updated investors on their restructuring plans. Read more ecommerce earnings coverage here.

Parentheses indicate the merchant’s ranking in the Top 1000, unless otherwise stated.

This week’s ecommerce earnings takeaways

  • Aritzia Inc. reported a 7.8% rise in net sales for its first fiscal quarter of 2025.
  • Helen of Troy continues to deal with challenges, confronting a 12.2% decline in net sales in its fiscal first quarter.

Aritzia Inc. (No. 154)

Q1 2025 earnings: Aritzia Inc. recorded a year-over-year net sales increase of 7.8% to $498.6 million for its first fiscal quarter of 2025, which ended June 2. In addition, the luxury apparel retailer said its ecommerce net revenue increased 4.2% to $140.8 million for the same period, accounting for 28.2% of its net revenue.

The company has been investing in digital marketing and updated investors on its planned website relaunch for 2024.

“We expect the improved site to go live in the back half of this fiscal year,” Aritzia CEO Jennifer Wong told investors during the Q1 earnings call. “Other initiatives to drive digital include improving our online merchandising, optimizing our omni-channel capabilities, enhancing our international ecommerce site, and developing a mobile app.”


Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. (No. 409)

Q2 2024: Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. reported a 17.1% drop in net sales year over year to $83.4 million for its second fiscal quarter of 2024, which ended June 1. The decrease came as the company took an $8.5 million operating loss for the period and a restructuring plan that includes shuttering its Noa Home ecommerce business.

“Bassett Furniture has a long history of weathering economic cycles, such as the inflationary environment and slow housing market we’re experiencing in 2024 — factors that led to soft demand in our second quarter,” said Bassett Furniture CEO Robert H. Spilman in the retailer’s earnings announcement. “The business climate has remained difficult through the first six months of this year and may not improve in the near future.”

Helen of Troy Limited (No. 190)

Q1 2025 earnings: Helen of Troy Limited said that net sales declined 12.2% year over year to $416.8 million in its first fiscal quarter of 2025, which ended May 31. The housewares and home furnishings retailer also lowered its annual outlook as it proceeds with its Project Pegasus restructuring plan.

“Project Pegasus continues to provide us with fuel to fund our initiatives and organizational focus to capture opportunities and leverage our scale,” said Helen of Troy CEO Noel M. Geoffroy. “We also invested in new talent and next-level data, analytics and capabilities to improve our effectiveness and productivity across the enterprise.”


Other recent ecommerce earnings results

Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Q4 2024: Alibaba said it grew revenue 7% year over year in its fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31, 2024. Meanwhile, net income decreased 96% compared to the prior Q4.

Alibaba owns the world’s two largest online marketplaces by gross merchandise value (GMV), Taobao and Tmall. Taobao ranks No. 1 in the Global Online Marketplaces Database, Digital Commerce 360’s ranking of the largest such marketplaces by third-party GMV. Tmall ranks No. 2. Both operate in China.

Read more on Alibaba’s earnings here.

Amazon.com Inc. (No. 1)

Q1 2024 earnings: Amazon net sales increased 13% to $143.3 billion in its fiscal first quarter. Meanwhile, its operating income more than tripled.


It ranks No. 1 in the Top 1000, Digital Commerce 360’s ranking of the largest North American online retailers. Amazon is also No. 3 in Digital Commerce 360’s Global Online Marketplaces Database, which ranks the 100 largest such marketplaces by third-party gross merchandise value (GMV).

Read more on Amazon’s earnings results here.

Conn’s Inc. (No. 568)

Q1 2024 earnings: Conn’s, Inc. announced on June 26 that it received a delinquency notification from Nasdaq regarding its failure to file Form 10-Q for the results from its first fiscal quarter of 2024, which ended April 30. Amid filing delays, the furniture retailer was seeking refinancing and considering bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported July 1.

The Home Depot Inc. (No. 4)

Q1 2024: Home Depot reported that sales declined 2.3% in its fiscal first quarter of 2024 ended April 28 due to challenges in the broader economy. B2B and Pro sales were equally impacted, while online sales grew.


Indigo Books & Music Inc. (No. 416)

No longer public: Toronto-based retail Indigo Books & Music Inc. went private, resulting in the company being delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange on June 4. It did not report Q4 and fiscal 2024 results.

MillerKnoll Inc. (No. 211)

Q4 2024 earnings: MillerKnoll Inc. reported that net sales fell 7.1% year over year to $888.9 million in its fourth fiscal quarter of 2024, which ended June 1. The furniture company, known for its Herman Miller and Knoll brands, also reported that sales for its full fiscal 2024 were down 11.2% to $3.6 billion from a year earlier.

Results accounted for the closure of MillerKnoll’s Hay ecommerce channel in North America, as well as the shuttering of its Fully business.

“Turning to retail, we delivered organic order growth of 1% year over year despite the tough macroeconomic conditions our industry still faces,” MillerKnoll CEO Andi Owen said during the company’s earnings call. “We’re continuing to do the work to drive orders in the short term while optimizing our retail engine for significant long-term sales growth.”


Target Corp. (No. 5)

Q 1 2024: Target reported that total revenue declined 3.1%. That’s down to $24.5 billion in the first quarter of its fiscal 2024 ended May 4. However, online sales did increase slightly. Declines in discretionary categories were partially offset by continuing growth in the beauty category.

Read more on Target’s earnings results here.

Walmart Inc. (No. 2)

Q1 2025: Walmart grew U.S. online sales 22% for its fiscal 2025 first quarter ended April 30, 2024. Consolidated revenue grew 6.0% to $161.5 billion in Q1.

Read more on Walmart’s earnings here.


Ecommerce earnings calendar

Here’s when other ecommerce earnings are scheduled to report this quarter:

  • Carvana Co.: July 17
  • Adidas AG: July 31
  • LVMH: July

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