The New York-based company’s performance recently has been helped by trendy sneakers that has customers buying shoes for fashion rather than competition, even as shoppers have skipped many other mall-based stores. Same-store sales rose 4.7% in the latest quarter, meeting the consensus estimate by analysts surveyed by Consensus Metrix. But same-store sales were flat compared with the second quarter, and growth decelerated from the 8.7% clip posted in the year-ago period. Chief Financial Officer Lauren Peters said the company is “well on track” to meet its guidance for double-digital growth in earnings per-share. For the October quarter, Foot Locker reported a profit of $157 million, or $1.17 cents a share, up from $80 million, or 57 cents a share, in the year-prior quarter. goA litigation charge in the year-ago period dented earnings. Excluding items in the period, such as tax deductions, the company earned $1.13 a share, up from $1 a year ago. foot pain bunionAnalysts, polled by Thomson Reuters, expected $1.10 a share. Revenue increased 5.1% to $1.89 billion, meeting projections.
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