Revenue growth in the June quarter was driven by Salt Life Group segment net sales growth of more than 25% and continued growth in the Delta Group segment, the company said in a statement.
U.S. brand Delta Apparel expects preliminary net sales for the third quarter (Q3) fiscal 2022 (FY22) ended July 2, 2022 to be approximately $126 million, an increase of 6% compared to net sales in the third quarter of the previous year of $118.7 million. and mid-single-digit growth from third-quarter fiscal 2019 net sales before the pandemic.
Robert W Humphreys, company president and CEO commented, “Delta Apparel’s activewear and lifestyle brands, including Salt Life, Soffe and Delta, continue to demonstrate broad market appeal, fueling positive sales growth during our June quarter in our Delta and Salt Life Group segments. Within our Delta Group, the sportswear business has enjoyed continued success in what remains a fluid macro environment. We also benefited from our diversified distribution channels and our continued ability to expand our value-added services.
“Within our DTG2Go business, we finished the June quarter strong and expect continued momentum over the coming quarters as our first digital ‘on-demand’ solution brings in additional production to meet demand and prepare for upcoming holiday season.
“Our Salt Life group had a strong quarter of sales, growing more than 25% year-over-year, driven by increased activity in our retail and wholesale distribution channels. We further invested in Salt Life’s retail presence, opening two new locations during the third quarter in Boca Raton, Florida and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, expanding Salt Life’s retail operations to 20 outlets.
Humphreys concluded, “We are pleased with the third quarter revenues of our Delta Group and our Salt Life Group segment and expect continued momentum throughout fiscal 2022. Our diverse distribution channels and broad customer base combined to our vertical manufacturing platform, expanded capacity for increased value-added services and growing demand for DTG2Go production positions us well for future growth. We look forward to providing more information on our third quarter fiscal 2022 results and business outlook in early August. »
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