Net income increased $8.1 million, or 64.3%, to $20.8 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, compared to $12.7 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, in the second quarter of fiscal 2011. Excluding the facility closure-related costs and the acquisition-related expenses noted above and detailed at the end of this release, adjusted net income in the second quarter of fiscal 2012 increased $9.0 million, or 66.8%, to $22.4 million, or $0.37 per diluted share. This compares to adjusted net income of $13.4 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, in the second quarter of fiscal 2011.

A reconciliation of income as reported under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”) to adjusted income is provided at the end of this release.

Business Segment Results

As a result of the Bonnie Togs acquisition in June 2011, the Company realigned its reportable segments. Effective October 1, 2011, the Company's reportable segments include Carter's retail, Carter's wholesale, OshKosh retail, OshKosh wholesale, and international. Results for previous periods have been recast to conform to the realigned segment presentation.

Carter’s Segments

Carter’s retail segment sales increased $26.3 million, or 18.4%, to $169.3 million. The increase was driven by incremental sales of $16.9 million from new store openings and $9.5 million from eCommerce sales, and a comparable store sales increase of $1.3 million, or 1.0%. This growth was partially offset by a sales decrease of $1.5 million attributed to store closings. In the second quarter of fiscal 2012, the Company opened 16 Carter’s retail stores and closed three. As of the end of the second quarter, the Company operated 385 Carter’s retail stores in the United States.

Carter’s wholesale segment sales grew $21.9 million or 12.7%, to $194.5 million reflecting strong demand for the Company's Carter's, Child of Mine, and Just One You brands.

OshKosh B’gosh Segments

OshKosh retail segment sales increased $1.2 million, or 2.1%, to $58.3 million. The increase reflects incremental sales of $2.5 million from eCommerce sales, a comparable store sales increase of $0.5 million, or 1.0%, and incremental sales of $0.5 million for new store openings. The growth was partially offset by a sales decrease of $2.4 million attributed to store closings. In the second quarter of fiscal 2012, the Company opened one OshKosh retail store and closed three. As of the end of the second quarter, the Company operated 166 OshKosh retail stores in the United States.

OshKosh wholesale segment sales decreased $1.9 million, or 13.0%, to $12.8 million, principally due to lower sales to the off-price channel.

International Segment

International segment sales increased $30.2 million to $37.3 million, reflecting a full quarter of sales from the Company's Canadian operations in fiscal 2012. In the second quarter of fiscal 2012, the Company opened four retail stores in Canada. As of the end of the second quarter, the Company operated 73 retail stores in Canada.

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