Columbia Sportswear Co. saw falloffs in third-quarter profits and revenues, but higher-than-expected U.S. demand helped the firm beat its own expectations, as well as Wall Street’s.
In the three months ended Sept. 30, net income at the Portland, Ore.-based outerwear and sportswear firm fell 19.6 percent to $46.9 million, or $1.38 a diluted share, from $58.3 million, or $1.69 a share, in the 2008 period. Sales slid 4 percent to $434.5 million from $452.4 million.
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