Department store chain Nordstrom has reported that its net earnings in the second quarter rocketed 38.6% to $146m (£93.5m). Sales rose 12.7% to $2.42bn (£1.55bn) while like-for-likes increased 8.4%.
Multichannel like-for-likes were up 9.9%. Meanwhile, like-for-likes rose 8.2% at full-line stores and 34.1% in Nordstrom’s Direct channel. Nordstrom Rack reported a 0.9% decline in like-for-likes. Operating income totalled $272m (£174m), or 10.8% of total revenues.