Bob McGee

Bob McGee

Bob McGee is our expert for financial analysis and reports. If you want to know something about turnovers, growth rates or sales per employee Bob is your go-to guy.

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    361 Degrees Intl. provides Q1 update


    Chinese group 361 Degrees Intl. realized high-teens percentage growth for its core brand and a 20-25 percent comparable retail sales gain for its 361° Kids brand during the period ended March 31. Additionally, year-over-year e-commerce sales increased by 20-25 percent in Q1.

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    Mainland Headwear hopes new factory will turn fortunes around


    Annual operating profit at the China-based group Mainland Headwear declined by 28 percent to HK$190.2 million (€22.5m) from HK$264.1 million for the 12 months ended Dec. 31. Ebit fell by 29 percent to HK$177.2 million (€21.0m) as profit attributable to shareholders tumbled by 40 percent to HK$117.9 million (€14.0m). Meanwhile, ...

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    Majority of Foot Locker’s annual non-US sales generated by five countries


    According to Foot Locker’s annual 10-K report filed on March 28, the retailer’s annual international sales in FY24 ended Dec. 31 were essentially flat at $2,759 million versus $2,778 million, with the majority generated in either Canada, France, Italy, Australia or Germany. The 15 other countries where the retailer operates ...

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    Busy summer of sports, soft comps should bolster JD Sports


    Shares of JD Sports Fashion rose by 15.7 percent on the London Stock Exchange yesterday, closing at £134.50 (€156.85), after the parent of Go Outdoors, Millets and other retail banners predicted improved trading conditions in the months ahead, sparked by the Euro Cup and Paris Games this summer, softer year-over-year ...

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    Perfect Moment reports Q3 results


    London-based luxury lifestyle brand Perfect Moment, which completed a NYSE IPO on Feb. 8, reported a 69 percent drop in operating income to $728,000 from $2.32 million for the period ended Dec. 31. Year-over-year net income fell by 63 percent to $1.2 million from $3.27 million. Total revenues declined by ...

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    Anta Sports’ FY23 operating profit rises 45 percent


    Anta Sports, bolstered by double-digit sales gains for its Anta and Fila brands, a retail market recovery in China, and increases in both its wholesale and DTC businesses, reported a 45 percent improvement in annual profit attributable to shareholders at 10,954 million yuan renminbi (€1.4bn) for the 12 months ended ...

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    Strong B2B growth, product mix fuel growth for Technogym


    Bolstered by double-digit sales increases across all segments of its B2B (commercial) business, Technogym reported record FY23 revenues of €808 million, up 12 percent year-over-year, and record adjusted Ebitda to €152 million for the 12 months ended Dec. 31. Annual operating income grew more than 17 percent to €97.4 million ...

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    Stella Intl. increases FY operating profit despite lower sales


    Hong Kong-based Stella Intl. reported a 15 percent improvement in year-over-year operating profit to $152.0 million after changes in fair value of financial instruments. Annual Ebit rose by 21 percent to $161.3 million from $133.2 million and FY profit increased by 20 percent to $140.3 million. Stella’s annual revenues contracted ...

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    Nike posts digital decline for first time in nine years


    The brand now want to focus on new iterations of its Air technology, investments with its wholesale partners, and better storytelling.

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    Lululemon posts strong Q4 results, some Q1 softness in US


    Lululemon’s operating income increased by 191 percent in Q4 to $913.9 million from $314.4 million for the period ended Dec. 31. Final period net income came in at $669.5 million, and gross margins increased by 430 basis points year-over-year to 59.4 percent. Revenues rose by 16 percent to $3.2 billion ...

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    Grupo SBF improves key metrics in FY23


    Brazilian Grupo SBF realized improvement in net debt/Ebitda ratio, inventory level, and cash generation in FY23 as it reported adjusted net profit of 183.5 million Brazilian reais (€33.7m) on a 12 percent increase in revenues to R$8.78 billion (€1.61b) and a 40-basis point improvement in gross margin to 47.4 percent. ...

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    Fila Holdings continues to reshape business model


    An ongoing recalibration of its sales channels in Korea and further inventory adjustments in the US were the key contributors to an operating loss.

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    Xtep Intl. annual profit hits all-time high


    The Chinese group Xtep Intl., which took 100 percent ownership in the Saucony and Merrell businesses in China earlier this year, generated 7.9 percent operating income growth in FY23 to 1,579.9 million yuan renminbi (€201.5m) on 10.9 percent annual revenue growth to RMB 14,345.5 million (€1.83bn). The annual gross margin ...

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    361 Degrees' profit increases by 29 percent in 2023


    Bolstered by nearly 36 percent sales growth for its kids’ business, 361° realized 21 percent annual sales growth last year to 8,423.3 million yuan renminbi (€1.07bn) from RMB6,960.8 million. Annual operating income improved by 29 percent to RMB 1,383.5 million (€176.5m). The FY23 profit attributable to shareholders rose 29 percent ...

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    Zumiez shifts European strategy, reports FY23 loss on lower sales


    Zumiez, the operator of Blue Tomato stores in Europe, is moving forward with a new strategy for the continent that will focus more on “enhancing the productivity of its existing business” across the region and less on aggressive store expansion, given the associated costs of opening new doors.

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    Yue Yuen’s profit, sales slip in soft FY23


    Yue Yuen, the globe’s largest manufacturer of footwear, suffered a down year in 2023 due to inventory de-stocking by retailers worldwide and conservative ordering by its portfolio of brand clients that include Nike, Adidas, Asics and New Balance, among others.

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    Change again at Under Armour's helm


    Under Armour (UA) founder Kevin Plank, the current Executive Chair of the Board, is set to again become President and CEO of the Baltimore, Maryland company on April 1. At the same time, Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, an independent UA director since 2018 and lead director since 2020, will become ...

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    Adidas posts first loss in 30 years, eyes €500m operating profit in FY24


    Growing demand for its Classic shoes and double-digit sales growth rates in both Greater China and Latin America are projected to spark the overall results of Adidas this year, leading to double-digit sales growth in H2 and an annual operating profit of approximately €500 million. The North American market is ...

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    On eyes greater reliance on DTC, apparel


    Swiss company On Holding, in forecasting 2024 sales growth of at least 30 percent to 2.25 billion Swiss francs (€2.35bn), has established numerous priorities for its business in the year ahead. Among them: Capitalizing on the brand’s global momentum, building up its apparel business, expanding its own retail worldwide with ...

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    More losses at Allbirds


    The nine-year-old San Francisco-based company Allbirds continues to face growing pains despite progress in shedding excess inventory last year. Now, its co-founder and CEO, Joey Zwillinger, has stepped down as the group moves forward with a strategy to turn around its overall business by 2025.

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