Nautilus is now planning to launch its Bowflex Max Trainer internationally through foreign distributors in the second half of this year. The product continued to be the main sales driver for the company in the first quarter of 2015, where Nautilus raised its total revenues by 34 percent to $96.2 million, leading to a doubling in net income to $10.7 million. The Direct segment accounted for most of the sales growth and all of the profits, rising by 46 percent to $74.1 million in terms of sales. The segment's Direct segment improved gross margins by 1.5 percentage points to 65.2 percent. The Retail segment suffered a drop of 3.4 percentage points in the gross margin to 22.0 percent as its sales increased by 6 percent to $21.3 million.