Ross Stores Earnings Call Nuggets: Category Trends and Promotional Environment
Daniel Hofkin – William Blair: Just wanted to follow-up a little bit on some of the category trends and can you discuss – I know the home department has been a particular area of focus since last fall. Can you update us on how that’s been performing relative to your expectations, relative to the overall comp, for example, that would be my first question?
John G. Call – Group SVP, CFO and Corporate Secretary: We are pleased with the progress we have made in home plans performed in line with the total store for the quarter. So, we are happy with the progress we have made, we are right on-track.
Daniel Hofkin – William Blair: And in terms of the regional detail, can you just discuss quickly how, obviously, the West Coast is particularly important region for you, but how was that relative to your overall comp?
John G. Call – Group SVP, CFO and Corporate Secretary: The West Coast was pretty much in line with the chain comp. Actually, regionally; our comp performance is pretty broad based. I think in Michael’s comment he mentioned Florida and Texas as particularly strong, but frankly other regions did pretty well too…