BOHEMIA, N.Y., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NBTY, Inc. (NYSE: NTY) (http://www.NBTY.com), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements, today announced preliminary unaudited net sales results for the fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2007.
NBTY preliminary unaudited net sales for the fiscal first quarter by
segment are as follows:
(Preliminary and Unaudited)
FOR THE FISCAL FIRST QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31
($ In Millions)
2007 2006 %Change
Wholesale / US Nutrition $259 $247 5%
North American Retail $56 $55 2%
European Retail $158 $153 4%
Direct Response / E-commerce $37 $52 -28%
Total $511 $506 1%
European Retail net sales in local currency decreased 3% from the prior like period. North American Retail same store sales increased 6% for the fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2007 compared to the prior like period.
Direct Response/E-Commerce results for the quarter ended December 2006 reflect a highly promotional campaign which was not conducted in the quarter ended December 2007. Direct Response/E-Commerce should be viewed on an annual basis.
NBTY is a leading global vertically integrated manufacturer, marketer
and distributor of a broad line of high-quality, value-priced nutritional
supplements in the United States and throughout the world. Under a number
of NBTY and third party brands, the Company offers over 22,000 products,
including products marketed by the Company's Nature's Bounty(R)
(http://www.NaturesBounty.com), Vitamin World(R) (http://www.VitaminWorld.com), Puritan's
Pride(R) (http://www.Puritan.com), Holland & Barrett(R)
(http://www.HollandAndBarrett.com), Rexall(R) (http://www.RexallSundown.com), Sundown(R)
(http://www.RexallSundown.com), MET-Rx(R) (http://www.MetRX.com), WORLDWIDE Sport
Nutrition(R) (http://www.SportNutrition.com), American Health(R)
(http://www.AmericanHealthUS.com), GNC (UK)(R) (http://www.GNC.co.uk), DeTuinen(R)
(http://www.DeTuinen.nl), LeNaturiste(TM) (http://www.LeNaturiste.com), SISU(R)
(http://www.SISU.com), Solgar(R) (http://www.Solgar.com) and Ester-C(R) (http://www.Ester-C.com)
Contact: Harvey Kamil Carl Hymans
NBTY, Inc. G.S. Schwartz & Co.
President & Chief Financial Officer 212-725-4500
|SOURCE NBTY, Inc.|
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