The net 1925 profits of the four great dime store chains were collated
last week. F. W. Woolworth Co., S. S. Kresge Co., McCrory Stores
Corp. and S. H. Kress & Co. all together had available for dividends
$43,352,240, a gain of $7,435,75920.7%over the $35,916,481 which
their net earnings were in 1924. (1924 earnings were only
$580,3721.5%greater than those of 1923.) Comparison:
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