Urban Outfitters Inc posted a fourth straight quarterly profit that topped market estimates as the clothing and home goods retailer's bohemian styles sold well during the holiday season, and lesser discounting propped up margins.
Shoe and hat retailer Genesco Inc's fourth-quarter profit beat market expectations, driven by strong sales of its Hatworld brands, direct-to-consumer catalog and e-commerce businesses, and the company reaffirmed its fiscal 2011 forecast.
U.S. mall operator General Growth Properties won a nearly five-month extension of the exclusive right to present a plan to exit bankruptcy, a setback for some creditors and suitor Simon Property Group.
Italian eyewear maker Luxottica forecast mid-single digit revenue growth this year as the overall market scenario improves after it reported an 8.4 percent fall in fourth-quarter net profit on falling sales.
Skate and snow-boarding inspired retailer Zumiez Inc posted a much higher-than-expected rise of 11.2 percent in February sales at stores open for at least a year, sending its shares up 8 percent after the bell.
Teen clothing retailer Hot Topic Inc's same-store sales came in ahead of estimates, after three straight months of missing analysts' expectations, driven by strong sales at its Torrid division that caters to plus-size women.