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Quiksilver net revenue down 3% in Q1 FY'13
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Mar '13
Quiksilver, Inc announced operating results for the fiscal 2013 first quarter ended January 31, 2013.
 
“During the first quarter, we took a number of steps supporting our three core strategies of strengthening our brands, increasing sales and driving operating efficiencies”
 
“During the first quarter, we took a number of steps supporting our three core strategies of strengthening our brands, increasing sales and driving operating efficiencies,” said Andy Mooney, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quiksilver, Inc. “We are revising our global organizational structure and transitioning toward global core processes led by experienced senior executives. We appointed heads of global supply chain, global footwear design and global apparel design, and we are actively recruiting a chief marketing officer. 
 
“In addition, we made decisions to better focus the product line breadth of our three core global brands. We believe these actions will help lay the foundation for improved operating results.
“Net revenues in the first quarter were impacted by the closure of underperforming retail stores over the last year, as well as disappointing performances in our wholesale channel and in the Americas region,” continued Mooney. “On the positive side, we saw continued growth in our emerging markets and e-commerce channel, a modest improvement in gross margin and lower operating expenses.”
 
Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Review:
The following comparisons refer to the first quarter of fiscal 2013 versus the first quarter of fiscal 2012.
Net revenues were $431 million compared with $450 million, and were down 3%, or $15 million, in constant currency.
-Americas net revenues decreased 9% to $186 million from $205 million, and were down 9% in constant currency.
-EMEA net revenues increased 1% to $171 million from $169 million, and were up 2% in constant currency.
-APAC net revenues decreased 2% to $73 million from $75 million, and were down 1% in constant currency.
 
Gross margin increased to 51.0% of net revenues compared with 50.7%, primarily driven by a net revenue mix shift toward our more profitable segments and distribution channels. The Americas segment and the wholesale distribution channel, which experienced the largest percentage decreases in net revenues, typically have lower gross margins compared to the Company’s other segments and channels.
 
SG&A decreased to $225 million compared with $230 million, primarily due to the Company’s ongoing expense reduction efforts which resulted in savings across several expense categories. These savings were partially offset by a $4 million increase in e-commerce expenses associated with the continuing growth of the Company’s online business.


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