Perry Ellis International Inc. finished the second quarter with a smaller loss than expected as sales trended lower on the firm’s exit from a number of lower-margin private label programs.
In the three months ended Aug. 2, the Miami-based sportswear firm reported a net loss of $1.6 million, or 11 cents a diluted share, less than the loss of $2.8 million, or 19 cents, reported in the second quarter of 2013. Stripping out charges for the streamlining of operations as well as a gain on the sale of long-lived assets, the adjusted loss on a per-share basis was 8 cents, 4 cents better than the 12-cent loss expected, on average, by analysts.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styles by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
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