NEW YORK — Federated Department Stores Inc. may have a new captain in Terry Lundgren, but the problem of its shrinking top line remains the same.
Despite the absence of a revenue run-up, Federated was able to improve its earnings, dramatically with special items and modestly without them, by way of expense controls. Savings in that area, though, are going to be harder to come by this year, the company said.
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