The owner of the Donna Karan brand reported a 28.3% rise in first-quarter net sales on Monday and provided a hopeful financial outlook for the full fiscal year, reflecting improving trends for lifestyle apparel.
The NYC-based owner of brands including DKNY and Donna Karan reported net sales of $2.06 billion for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2021, on Thursday, a decrease of 35.0% from $3.16 billion in the previous year.
The NYC-based owner of DKNY and Donna Karan has reported a 36.1% decline in its Q1 sales as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and also announced the permanent closure of its Wilsons Leather and G.H. Bass Stores.
Extended store closures, furlough programs and base salary reductions are just some of the measures announced by U.S.-based fashion retailers such as Crocs, Ascena and G-III since the start of the week.
The owner of DKNY, Donna Karan and Vilebrequin, among other brands, announced on Thursday that it achieved net income of $25.3 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, in Q4 2020, beating Wall Street’s expectations.