Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Same stores sales fall 4.9% at Big 5 Sporting in Q2FY'15
Same stores sales fall 4.9% at Big 5 Sporting in Q2FY'15
30
Jul '14
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation, a leading sporting goods retailer, reported financial results for the fiscal 2014 second quarter ended June 29, 2014.

For the fiscal 2014 second quarter, net sales were $231.2 million, compared to net sales of $239.9 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. Same store sales declined 4.9% for the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

For comparison purposes, the Company's same store sales increased 4.4% for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 over the second quarter of the prior year. Sales results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 reflect a continued reduction in demand for firearms, ammunition and related products, as well as general softness in the overall consumer environment.

Second quarter sales also reflect the small unfavorable impact of the calendar shift of the Easter holiday, during which the Company's stores were closed, out of the first quarter and into the second quarter this year.

Gross profit for the fiscal 2014 second quarter was $75.6 million, compared to $79.7 million in the second quarter of the prior year. The Company's gross profit margin was 32.7% in the fiscal 2014 second quarter versus 33.2% in the second quarter of the prior year, reflecting a decrease in merchandise margins of 19 basis points and an increase in store occupancy costs resulting primarily from the opening of new stores. For comparison purposes, merchandise margins in the second quarter last year increased by 34 basis points versus the second quarter of fiscal 2012.

Selling and administrative expense as a percentage of net sales was 30.8% in the fiscal 2014 second quarter versus 28.8% in the second quarter of last year. Overall selling and administrative expense increased $1.9 million during the quarter from the prior year due primarily to higher employee labor and benefit-related expense, higher store-related expenses reflecting an increased store count, added costs related to the Company's e-commerce initiative and a non-cash pre-tax impairment charge of $0.8 million related to certain underperforming stores.

Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 was $2.5 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, including a non-cash impairment charge of $0.02 per diluted share and expenses associated with the development of the Company's e-commerce platform of $0.01 per diluted share, compared to net income of $6.1 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2013.

Click here to view full results.

Big 5 Sporting Goods


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: VF Corporation

Apparel/Garments | On 5th May 2016

VF Corp’s Q1 2016 revenue up 2% to $2.8 billion

VF Corporation reported a rise of 2 per cent in its total revenue to...

Textiles | On 5th May 2016

Brazilian cotton prices rise nearly 10% in April

Firm demand, decrease in supply from important cotton growing...

Apparel/Garments | On 5th May 2016

Kishore Biyani named Future Retail’s vice-chairman

Future Retail has appointed its Independent Director VK Chopra as...

Interviews View All

Loretta Kiss
Blushandbloom.com

How do you rate the demand for maternity clothes in the fashion sector?...

Mr. Paolo Gramaglia
Miroglio Textile

What is the role of the digital printing technology in the manufacturing...

Sachin Arora
Myntra

How prevalent are engagement practices in the Indian corporate houses? Can ...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

<b><i>Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

<b><i>The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent...

Daniel Dayan
Fiberweb Plc.

<i><b>Daniel Dayan</b>, CEO of Fiberweb talks about the developments in...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

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
April 2016

F2F Magazine

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


feedback
We would love to hear from you about your experience using the new interface. A quick review of yours would help us give you a better experience.
Advanced Search