While sales tumble, Shimano’s profits soar

Shimano said its sales for the first quarter were down by 12.3 percent from the year-ago period to ¥76,920 million (€662.5m-$721.1m), hampered by lockdowns around the world in response to Covid-19. However, the company’s net earnings jumped by 95.6 percent to ¥19,663 million (€169.4m-$184.3m), mainly due to strong foreign exchange ...

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