Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Growth in sales revenues, decline in socks sales, Gildan
Growth in sales revenues, decline in socks sales, Gildan
16
Oct '10
Gildan Activewear Inc. announced its financial results for the third quarter of its 2010 fiscal year. The Company also updated its outlook for the full fiscal year.

Third Quarter Sales and Earnings
Before restructuring charges, adjusted net earnings for the third fiscal quarter ended July 4, 2010 were U.S. $66.4 million or U.S. $0.54 per share, compared to U.S. $44.9 million or U.S. $0.37 per share in the third quarter of fiscal 2009. Net earnings were U.S. $64.7 million or U.S. $0.53 per share, after reflecting a restructuring charge of U.S. $0.01 per share related to the consolidation of U.S. distribution activities announced on December 10, 2009.

Earnings and EPS were a record for a fiscal quarter. The 45.9% increase in adjusted EPS in the third quarter compared to last year was primarily due to strong growth in activewear unit sales volumes and lower promotional activity in the U.S. distributor channel, partially offset by supply chain inefficiencies due to the integration of new retail products and the impact of the Haiti earthquake, higher selling, general and administrative expenses, and the non-recurrence of a U.S. $0.05 per share prior year income tax recovery recorded in the third quarter of fiscal 2009.

Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2010 amounted to U.S. $395.3 million, up 28.4% from U.S. $307.8 million in the third quarter of last year. Sales of activewear and underwear were U.S. $351.3 million, up 36.1% from U.S. $258.1 million last year, and sales of socks were U.S. $44.0 million, down 11.5% from last year.

The growth in sales of activewear and underwear compared to fiscal 2009 was primarily due to higher market share in the U.S. wholesale distributor channel, combined with a strong recovery in overall industry demand, which increased by 10.5% compared to the third quarter of last year, continuing strong growth in international and other screenprint markets, an approximately 2% increase in net selling prices for activewear, more favourable activewear product-mix and increased shipments of underwear and activewear to retail customers.

The Company noted that demand in the U.S. distributor channel at the end of the quarter may have been positively impacted by purchases by screenprinters in advance of an industry selling price increase which was effective at the beginning of the fourth quarter.

At the end of the June quarter, overall inventories in the U.S. distributor channel as reported by S.T.A.R.S. were down by 1.8% compared with a year ago. Gildan's share of distributor inventories was 52.5% at June 30, 2010, compared with its market share of 63.9% for the quarter as shown above.

The Company was constrained from fully capitalizing on strong demand for its products due to low activewear finished goods inventories during the quarter, as a result of lost production due to the Haiti earthquake combined with the strong recovery in industry demand. The Company ended the quarter with a high open order position.


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 26th Sep 2017

US raises annual AGOA quota for textiles

The US Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has...

Textiles | On 26th Sep 2017

Thrace-LINQ expanding Dorchester County operations

Thrace-LINQ, a global supplier of fabrics for the textile industry,...

Courtesy: Levis

Fashion | On 26th Sep 2017

Google unveils smart denim jacket with Levi Strauss

Ending the months-long wait, Google has unveiled its smart denim...

Interviews View All

Darshan Mehta
Infinium Polychem

We are spending double digit figures on R&D

Mohammad Mamun Ar Rashid
UL VS Bangladesh Ltd

Productivity, creativity and innovation play a vital role in the growth of ...

Headhonchos
Textiles & allied industry

Textiles industry is always in the forefront in accepting latest technology

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

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

September 2017

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
75.5%
No
12.2%
Skip
12.2%

Total Votes: 49

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
63.3%
No
24.5%
Skip
12.2%

Total Votes: 49

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
87.8%
No
6.1%
Skip
6.1%

Total Votes: 49

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
71.4%
No
10.2%
Skip
18.4%

Total Votes: 49


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