Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / The Dixie Group registers strong growth in Q3
The Dixie Group registers strong growth in Q3
10
Nov '11
The Dixie Group Inc reported financial results for the third quarter ended October 1, 2011. In the third quarter of 2011, the Company had sales of $69,607,000 and income from continuing operations of $22,000, or $0.00 per diluted share, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $1,869,000, or $0.15 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2010.

Net sales increased 22.8% for the fiscal third quarter of 2011 as compared with the third quarter of 2010. For the year-to-date, sales are $204,761,000 and income from continuing operations is $1,474,000, or $0.11 per diluted share, compared with sales of $166,188,000 and a loss from continuing operations of $5,012,000, or $0.40 per diluted share, for the year-ago period. Net sales for the year-to-date are 23.2% above the same period of 2010.

Excluding items related to refinancing the Company's Senior Credit Facility, the Company reported Non-GAAP income from continuing operations of $216,000, or $0.02 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2011, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $1,869,000, or $0.15 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2010.

Commenting on the results, Daniel K. Frierson, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "Dixie had strong growth in the quarter with nearly 23% improvement in sales compared to very modest growth for the industry. Our residential product sales grew 26% above the same period in 2010. This increase is in contrast with what we believe is a sales decline for the residential market.

The residential carpet market, in general, has still not recovered from the recession; however, it is notably stronger at the high end than the broader market. Our commercial products had growth of 14%, which we believe is above the industry growth rate. Notable was growth in the modular carpet tile sector, which continues to exceed that of the broadloom product category in commercial products for both Dixie and the industry.

"Having completed seven consecutive quarters of sales growth in excess of the industry, we believe that continued emphasis on new product introductions is the correct strategy to enhance our position within the high end of the market. Our sales improved in all brands, in addition to a 6% sales increase that resulted from a one-time special during the period in the mass merchant category. Notably, Masland and Fabrica had double digit growth in the third quarter relative to the same period last year. Masland Contract had similarly improved sales during the quarter.

"We continue to shift more resources into new product introductions serving the upper-end segments of the market as we believe that those segments will continue to rebound faster than the more moderate price points. This is why we have invested in expanded capacity to produce such new products as Invista's SolarMax and TruSoft fiber technology. In addition, we are expanding our wool offerings to enhance our position in serving that portion of the upper-end market.


Must ReadView All

Uzbekistan, S Korea to launch textile techno park in Sept

Textiles | On 19th Feb 2018

Uzbekistan, S Korea to launch textile techno park in Sept

Uzbekistan and South Korea plan to launch a modern textile techno...

Hyosung to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Maharashtra spandex unit

Textiles | On 19th Feb 2018

Hyosung to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Maharashtra spandex unit

The largest global spandex producer Hyosung Corporation of South...

Courtesy: VF Corporation

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Feb 2018

VF Corp Q4 revenue climbs 20% to $3.6 billion

The revenue of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle...

Interviews View All

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Arvind Saraf
Triveni Sarees

e-Commerce is still evolving fast with constant flux and surprises

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Riddhi Jain

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

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

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

February 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
70.6%
No
12.7%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 102

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
63.7%
No
29.4%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 102

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
88.2%
No
8.8%
Skip
2.9%

Total Votes: 102

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
83.3%
No
7.8%
Skip
8.8%

Total Votes: 102


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