The decrease in surveillance equipment revenues is attributed to competition from Asian manufacturers, loss of a key customer, and the sale of IVS. Personal defense and law enforcement operations saw significant increased sales through consumer and international channels and a slight increase in the sporting goods channel. Revenues increased marginally in the wholesale security monitoring division.
Sales By Channel-Personal Defense and Law Enforcement
|September 30, 2012||September 30, 2011||% Increase|
Loss from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2012 was approximately $(700,000), or $(0.01) per share, compared to a loss from continuing operations of $(1.9) million, or $(0.04) per share, in the third quarter of 2011. The improvement is attributed to decreases in selling, general and administration (“SG&A”) expenses of $891,000, or 32%, and an increase in gross profit of $251,000, or approximately 23%.