Dillard's Inc

Industry: Department Stores

Fortune Rank: 348

Dillard's, a regional retailer that operates 333 department stores. The stores offer a distinctive mix of name-brand and private label merchandise. Dillard's places emphasis on fashion apparel and home furnishings. For the 26 weeks ended 7/30/05, revenues decreased 2% to $3.57B. Net income fell 7% to $25.7M. Revenues reflect lower comparable store sales. Earnings also reflect lower gross and operating margins.

Dillard's, Inc. operates retail department stores located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast and Midwest. The Company's stores are located in suburban shopping malls and offer a selection of fashion apparel and home furnishings. It offers national brand merchandise, as well as the Company's exclusive brand merchandise. Dillard's merchandising categories include cosmetics, women's and juniors' clothing, children's clothing, men's clothing and accessories, shoes, accessories and lingerie and home. During the fiscal year ended January 29, 2005 (fiscal 2004), the Company operated 329 retail department stores in 29 states with gross square footage approximating 56.3 million feet. In addition, it has seven regional distribution facilities of which it owns six and leases one from a third party. All of Dillard's stores are owned or leased from third parties.

Dillard's Inc

Dillard's Inc is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Dillard's Inc was ranked number 348 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 348th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Dillard's Inc achieved revenue of $6,226.60 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $68.50 million.

Dillard's Inc' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 348th compared to 358th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $6,988 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-241 million (a change of $310 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Dillard's Inc would be ranked 371st rather than 348th due to its profits of $69 in 2010.

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