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Article Date: December 2019
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Mountain Equipment Co-op Swings to Loss

The Canadian outdoor co-op swung to a loss of C$11,487,000 ($8,696,000) in the fiscal year ended Feb. 24 against a profit of C$11,745,000, hit by higher SG&A spending and C$8.5 million in restructuring expenses, according to a financial disclosure posted on its website. Revenues inched up 2% to C$462,445,000 ($350,072,000) from C$454,840,000, and gross margin improved 80 basis points to 32.3%. After the close of the fiscal year, MEC named former Best Buy CFO Philippe Arrata as its new CEO in July, replacing David Labistour who stepped down.


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