Gross-profit margin in the second quarter of 2012 was 64.1 percent of net sales, an increase of 60 basis points versus 63.5 percent in the prior-year period. The year-over-year increase was primarily driven by a variety of pricing increases executed over the past 12 months.Sales and marketing costs were $88.2 million in the second quarter, or 43.0 percent of net sales. This compares to $70.5 million, or 43.7 percent of net sales in the prior-year period, reflecting continued leverage from the company’s sales growth. Media spending during the quarter was $27 million, a 37 percent increase versus the prior-year period.
Select Comfort Announces Second-quarter 2012 Results
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