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Total revenue increased by 1.1% to $211.7 million compared to $209.4 in prior year
GAAP loss per share of $0.19
Adjusted loss per share of $0.15, in line with Company guidance
Improvements in Rafaella and Perry Ellis collection businesses beginning to take hold
Company maintains full fiscal 2014 adjusted EPS guidance in a range of $1.50 - $1.60. Company expects fiscal 2014 revenue to increase in a range of 2%-3% as compared to prior year
MIAMI, Aug. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq:PERY) today reported results for the second quarter and first six months ended August 3, 2013 ("second quarter of fiscal 2014").
Second Quarter Results from Operations
Total revenue increased 1.1% to $211.7 million compared to $209.4 million in the quarter ended July 28, 2012 ("second quarter of fiscal 2013") and in line with Company guidance for a low single digit increase. The Company experienced revenue increases in its Rafaella women's sportswear and Perry Ellis menswear collections driven by its product and assortment initiatives. In addition, revenues rose in Nike swim as well as in licensing. These increases were partially offset by a decrease in direct to consumer revenue and the anticipated reduction in men's classification private label bottoms revenue.
Oscar Feldenkreis, President and Chief Operating Officer, commented, "We are seeing solid progress in our Perry Ellis and Rafaella collection businesses, which is encouraging as we move into the second half of the year. We are pleased with the strength of our brands and their growing lifestyle appeal, which is best evidenced by our licensing revenue increase of 14% for the period. While performance in direct to consumer was disappointing, our inventory and assortments are well positioned moving into the fall and have seen a positive improvement for the month to date."