Globeride Swings to Loss in Holiday Quarter
Net loss at the Japanese Daiwa fishing parent and Prince distributor was ¥6 million ($0.1 mm) in the seasonally slow fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 31 against a profit of ¥161 million prior, as revenues slipped 3% to ¥19,659 million ($180.9 mm) from ¥20,192 million. Gross margin was up 20 basis points to 35.6% while SG&A expanded 140 b.p. as a percent of sales. Year-to-date, sales in the Americas region grew ... Log in to view full article.