Retail Focus 5/31/19 – Dressbarn Set to Shutter; Dollar General & Dollar Tree Look Forward

Although it is a podcast with plenty of positivity, we start with a bit of a downer, as ascena retail group announces their intention to “wind down” Dressbarn as a brand. Meanwhile, Dick’s Sporting Goods beats on earnings, and we compare their recent sales numbers to others in the industry while talking about a category the company feels might be weighing them down. Finally, we compare progress on initiatives from Dollar General and Dollar Tree, as both companies released earnings this week.