Also today, G-III Apparel Group issued guidance for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2013. For the fiscal year ending January 31, 2013, the Company is forecasting net sales of approximately $1.33 billion and net income between $54.0 million and $56.0 million, or between $2.62 and $2.72 per diluted share. The Company is projecting EBITDA for fiscal 2013 to increase approximately 11% to 15% from approximately $102.5 million to $106.0 million.
The Company is forecasting net sales of approximately $215 million for its first fiscal quarter ending April 30, 2012 and a net loss between $400,000 and $1.2 million, or between $0.02 and $0.06 per share, compared to net sales of $196.9 million and a net loss of $520,000, or $0.03 per share, in last year’s first fiscal quarter.
About G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.G-III is a leading manufacturer and distributor of outerwear, dresses, sportswear and women's suits, as well as handbags and luggage, under licensed brands, our own brands and private label brands. G-III sells outerwear and dresses under our own Andrew Marc, Marc New York and Marc Moto brands and has licensed these brands to select third parties in certain product categories. G-III has fashion licenses under the Calvin Klein, Sean John, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Guess?, Jones New York, Jessica Simpson, Vince Camuto, Nine West, Ellen Tracy, Tommy Hilfiger, Kensie, Mac & Jac, Levi's and Dockers brands and sports licenses with the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League, Touch by Alyssa Milano and more than 100 U.S. colleges and universities. Our other owned brands include Jessica Howard, Eliza J, Black Rivet, G-III, G-III Sports by Carl Banks and Winlit. G-III also operates outlet stores under our Wilsons Leather and Andrew Marc names, is a party to a joint venture that operates outlet stores under the Vince Camuto name and operates retail stores under the Calvin Klein Performance name.