Segment AnalysisNature’s Sunshine Products U.S., which remains the Company’s largest individual segment, increased net sales revenue by 3.6 percent for the quarter, to $37.8 million, compared with $36.5 million in the same quarter a year ago. Operating expenses remained essentially flat at $37.5 million, compared with $37.4 million for the same quarter a year ago. Operating income for the three months ended March 31, 2010 totaled $0.3 million, an improvement of $1.2 million, as compared to an operating loss of $0.9 million for the same period in 2009. The increase in net sales is due to 4.3 percent growth in our active Managers during the quarter, increased attendance at our leadership conference in February 2010, as well as the launch of two new products and the introduction of a new Distributor training program during the 2010 first quarter.
Nature’s Sunshine Products Reports First Quarter Operating Results
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