Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Tilly's Q1'FY14 comparable store sales skid 6.8%
Tilly's Q1'FY14 comparable store sales skid 6.8%
29
May '14
Tilly’s, Inc. announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 ended May 3, 2014.
 
For the first quarter ended May 3, 2014:
Total net sales were $111.1 million, an increase of 1.8% compared to $109.1 million in the first quarter of 2013.
 
Comparable store sales, which include e-commerce sales, decreased 6.8% compared to the same 13-week period in 2013. E-commerce sales were $12.7 million, an increase of approximately 1.2% compared to the same thirteen-week period in 2013.
 
Gross profit was $31.3 million compared to $31.8 million in the first quarter of 2013. Gross margin was 28.2% compared to 29.1% in the first quarter of 2013. Product margins increased approximately 60 basis points, offset primarily by deleverage in occupancy costs as a result of the negative comparable store sales.
 
Operating income was $1.1 million and compares to operating income of $3.9 million in the first quarter of 2013.
 
Net income was $0.6 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, based on a weighted average diluted share count of 28.2 million shares and an effective tax rate of approximately 45%, reflecting a discrete item related to stock option forfeitures. This compares to net income in the first quarter of 2013 of $2.3 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, based on a weighted average diluted share count of 28.0 million shares and an effective tax rate of 40%.
 
“Earnings results were in line with our expectations and reflect the continuation of a tough retail environment and the planned reduction in our clearance merchandise, which put pressure on our comparable store sales. We delivered strong product margin improvement through careful inventory management and operating discipline, and our inventory is well positioned for the summer selling season. We also advanced our strategic initiatives including the opening of our new dedicated e-commerce fulfillment center,” commented Daniel Griesemer, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We remain focused on maintaining the continued health and relevance of our brand, and are confident in our ability to capitalize on the long-term opportunities to grow our business.”
 
Balance Sheet and Liquidity
As of May 3, 2014, the Company had $52.4 million of cash and marketable securities and no borrowings or debt outstanding on its revolving credit facility.
 
Second Quarter 2014 Outlook
We continue to experience weak traffic trends and a highly promotional environment in teen retail. If these trends continue, we would expect second quarter comparable store sales to decline in the high single digits, and net income per diluted share to be in the range of $0.03 to $0.07. This assumes an anticipated effective tax rate of 40% and a weighted average diluted share count of 28.2 million shares. Second quarter 2013 net income was $4.3 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, based on a weighted average diluted share count of 28.1 million shares.
 

Tilly's, Inc


Must ReadView All

Building of Ethiopian textile unit by Chinese firm starts

Textiles | On 22nd Jan 2018

Building of Ethiopian textile unit by Chinese firm starts

Chinese firm Wuxi No. 1 Cotton Mill will build a textile plant in...

JD.com to invest $3.1 bn to revive industry in NE China

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jan 2018

JD.com to invest $3.1 bn to revive industry in NE China

To back the government’s campaign to revitalize the traditional...

SIMA makes pre-budget recommendations to Indian govt

Textiles | On 22nd Jan 2018

SIMA makes pre-budget recommendations to Indian govt

Exemption of 5 per cent goods and services tax (GST) on raw cotton,...

Interviews View All

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

Adopt innovative techniques, go for automisation rather than being...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

January 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.1%
No
13.4%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 97

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.9%
No
28.9%
Skip
7.2%

Total Votes: 97

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.6%
No
9.3%
Skip
3.1%

Total Votes: 97

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
8.2%
Skip
9.3%

Total Votes: 97


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search