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Earnings Details
3rd Quarter October 2019
Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:05:00 PM
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Rtw Retailwinds (RTW) Recent Earnings

Rtw Retailwinds (RTW) reported a 3rd Quarter October 2019 loss of $0.18 per share on revenue of $200.1 million.. Revenue fell 5.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Results
Reported Earnings
($0.18)
Earnings Whisper
-
Consensus Estimate
Reported Revenue
$200.1 Mil
Revenue Estimate
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
Power Rating
Grade
Earnings Release

RTW Retailwinds, Inc. Announces 2019 3rd Quarter Results

~ Reports Total Sales of $200.1 Million ~

~ eCommerce Business Grew to 36% of Sales from 32% in the Prior Year Quarter ~

~ Reports $65.6 Million in Cash / $1.02 Per Diluted Share with No Debt Outstanding ~

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTW Retailwinds, Inc. [NYSE:RTW], an omni-channel specialty apparel retail platform for powerful celebrity and consumer brands, today announced results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019 ended November 2, 2019.

Gregory Scott, Chief Executive Office of RTW Retailwinds, said: “Overall, we were disappointed with our third quarter results as softness in our store channel contributed to our sales decrease and operating loss below our expectations. That said, we continue to make progress against our strategic initiatives, which include growing our multi-brand platform, driving digital growth across all brands, and implementing our Customer First initiative. We are encouraged to report that in the third quarter our Fashion to Figure brand delivered a +55% comp, our total digital businesses across all brands delivered positive comp results and represented 36% of total volume, and we were able to accelerate further our new customer growth. Unfortunately, traffic in our store channel combined with challenges in our denim-based SoHo Jeans sub-brand drove the quarter’s operating loss. The team navigated these headwinds through disciplined inventory management and expense controls and we ended the quarter with lower inventory and with $65.6 million in cash on-hand with no debt. We acknowledge these challenges and are addressing with a sense of urgency.”

Commenting on the fourth quarter, Mr. Scott added, “While our reads in October and early November were above our expectations, our Black Friday performance was disappointing due to traffic in our store channel. We were pleased that our Cyber Monday results delivered record-breaking traffic and sales, which reflects the continued bifurcation of our positive digital growth and our traffic headwinds in stores. In addition, we anticipate improving margin rate over the prior year period reflecting our merchandise strategies. Finally, we expect to drive positive growth across our digital businesses and Fashion to Figure brand in the fourth quarter.”

For the third quarter of fiscal year 2019, the Company reported the following:

  • Net sales were $200.1 million, as compared to $210.8 million in the prior year, reflecting a 4.0% decrease in comparable store sales, and a net reduction in store count by 14 stores from the prior year third quarter, partially offset by an increase in sales from new businesses.
  • Gross profit as a percentage of net sales decreased 460 basis points to 27.8% versus fiscal year 2018 third quarter gross profit percentage of 32.4%. Product margins for the three months ended November 2, 2019 were relatively strong, despite increased promotional activity and excluding the impact of $3.6 million of charges to exit Uncommon Sense. Gross margin was also impacted by increases in shipping costs, and the deleveraging of buying and occupancy costs based on lower sales, and $0.2 million of expense related to reorganizations in New York & Company.
  • Selling, general and administrative expenses were $67.7 million, or 33.8% of net sales, which was below our prior guidance, as compared to $66.8 million, or 31.7% of net sales, in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018. Included in selling, general and administrative expenses in the third quarter of fiscal year 2019 is $1.5 million of incremental spending compared to prior year period incurred in connection with the incubation of new businesses, as well as $0.6 million of expense associated with the exit of Uncommon Sense and $0.4 million of expense incurred in connection with reorganizations in the core New York & Company business, partially offset by the reversal of a legal accrual.
  • Operating loss for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019 was $12.1 million, inclusive of $5.8 million of losses from the Company’s new businesses, including a charge of $4.2 million to exit Uncommon Sense. This compares to operating income of $1.6 million for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018. On a non-GAAP basis, adjusted operating loss for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019 was $7.5 million as compared to non-GAAP adjusted operating income of $2.4 million for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018. Please refer to Exhibit 5 “Reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP Financial Measures” for a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP adjusted operating income (loss).
  • Net loss for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019 was $11.6 million, or a loss of $0.18 per diluted share, as compared to net income of $1.7 million, or earnings of $0.03 per diluted share, in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018.

Other Financial and Operational Highlights for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019:

  • Total quarter end inventory decreased 5.2%, as compared to the end of the prior year period, primarily reflecting a planned decrease in merchandise in-transit and a planned decrease in inventory on-hand.
  • Capital expenditures were $2.0 million, as compared to $2.1 million in the prior year period, reflecting continued spending to support new stores, the remodel/refresh of existing stores, and investments in the IT infrastructure to support new businesses.
  • The Company opened 2 New York & Company stores, closed 1 New York & Company store, and remodeled 1 New York & Company store, ending the third quarter with 414 stores, including 120 Outlet stores (of which 57 are clearance stores), and 2.1 million selling square feet in operation. The Company continues to maintain a highly flexible lease portfolio with approximately 70% of its leases expiring in 2 years or less.
  • The Company ended the third quarter with $65.6 million of cash on-hand versus $83.7 million at the end of the third quarter of fiscal year 2018, with no outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility and no long-term debt. 

Outlook:

For the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 the Company continues to expect to move forward with its strategic initiatives driving digital growth across all brands with its Customer First strategy. The Company also continues to expect pressure on brick-and-mortar sales given traffic headwinds and a highly promotional retail environment. In light of these ongoing investments in the future and retail industry trends, we expect the following for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019:

  • Net sales are expected to be down in the mid to upper single-digit percentage range, reflecting the combination of reduced store count, and a comparable store sales decrease in the mid-single-digit range.
  • Gross margin as a percentage of net sales is expected to decrease up to 150 basis points, primarily reflecting increased shipping costs with product margins flat to up slightly.
  • Selling, general and administrative expenses are expected to be up slightly versus the prior year’s fourth quarter. This increase reflects investments in marketing to support the Company’s new businesses and drive new customer acquisition and an increase in variable eCommerce selling expenses, driven by growth in the eCommerce business and the costs to support new businesses, increase in variable compensation due to the elimination of accrual reversals which occurred in the prior year, partially offset by reduced payroll.
  • Operating results for the fourth quarter are expected to reflect a loss in the range of $4 million to $8 million.

Additional Outlook:

  • On-hand inventory at the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 is expected to be down in the mid-single-digit percentage range.
  • Capital expenditures for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 are projected to be approximately $5.5 million to $6.5 million, primarily reflecting continued investments in the Company’s information technology and omni-channel infrastructure, as compared to $4.8 million of capital expenditures in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018. For fiscal year 2019, total capital expenditures are projected to be $11 million to $12 million, as compared to $8.5 million in capital expenditures in fiscal year 2018, with the increase primarily due to investments in IT infrastructure.
  • Depreciation and amortization expense for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 is estimated to be approximately $5 million.
  • During the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019, the Company expects to open 1 New York & Company store and close 19 New York & Company stores, 4 Fashion to Figure stores, and 4 Outlet stores. The Company plans to end fiscal year 2019 with roughly 390 stores, and approximately 1.9 million selling square feet. For the full year 2019, the Company expects to have opened a total of 7 New York & Company stores and 2 Fashion to Figure stores, and closed 22 New York & Company stores, 4 Fashion to Figure stores and 5 Outlet stores. 

Comparable Store Sales:

A store is included in the comparable store sales calculation after it has completed 13 full fiscal months of operations from the store's opening date or once it has been reopened after remodeling if the gross square footage did not change by more than 20%. Sales from the Company's eCommerce stores, and private label credit card royalties and related revenue are included in comparable store sales. In addition, in a year with 53 weeks, sales in the last week of the year are not included in determining comparable store sales.

Conference Call Information

A conference call to discuss third quarter results is scheduled for today, Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Investors and analysts interested in participating in the call are invited to dial (877) 407-0784 and reference conference ID number 13695903 approximately ten minutes prior to the start of the call. The conference call will also be webcast live at www.nyandcompany.com. A replay of this call will be available at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on December 5, 2019 until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 12, 2019 and can be accessed by dialing (844) 512-2921 and entering conference ID number 13695903.

As a supplement to this press release, slides with information regarding the third quarter results and outlook for fourth quarter 2019 will also be available at: www.nyandcompany.com at approximately 4:20 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

About RTW Retailwinds

RTW Retailwinds, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, the "Company") is a specialty women's omni-channel and digitally enabled retailer with a powerful multi-brand lifestyle platform providing curated fashion solutions that are versatile, on-trend, and stylish at a great value. The specialty retailer, first incorporated in 1918, has grown to now operate 414 retail and outlet locations in 35 states while also growing a substantial eCommerce business. The Company's portfolio includes branded merchandise from New York & Company, Fashion to Figure, and Happy x Nature, and collaborations with Eva Mendes, Gabrielle Union and Kate Hudson. The Company's branded merchandise is sold exclusively at its retail locations and online at www.nyandcompany.com, www.fashiontofigure.com, www.happyxnature.com, and through its rental subscription businesses at www.nyandcompanycloset.com and www.fashiontofigurecloset.com. Additionally, certain product, press releases and SEC filing information concerning the Company are available at the Company's website: www.nyandcompany.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including statements made within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Some of these statements can be identified by terms and phrases such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “intend,” “estimate,” “continue,” “could,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “predict,” and similar expressions and references to assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable and relate to its future prospects, developments and business strategies. Such statements, including information under “Outlook” and “Additional Outlook” above, are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These include, but are not limited to: (i) the Company’s dependence on mall traffic for its sales and the continued reduction in the volume of mall traffic; (ii) the Company’s ability to anticipate and respond to fashion trends; (iii) the impact of general economic conditions and their effect on consumer confidence and spending patterns; (iv) changes in the cost of raw materials, distribution services or labor; (v) the potential for economic conditions to negatively impact the Company's merchandise vendors and their ability to deliver products; (vi) the Company’s ability to open and operate stores successfully; (vii) seasonal fluctuations in the Company’s business; (viii) competition in the Company’s market, including promotional and pricing competition; (ix) the Company’s ability to retain, recruit and train key personnel; (x) the Company’s reliance on third parties to manage some aspects of its business; (xi) the Company’s reliance on foreign sources of production; (xii) the Company’s ability to protect its trademarks and other intellectual property rights; (xiii) the Company’s ability to maintain, and its reliance on, its information technology infrastructure; (xiv) the effects of government regulation; (xv) the control of the Company by its largest shareholder and any potential change of ownership of the Company including the shares held by its largest shareholder; (xvi) the impact of tariff increases or new tariffs; and (xvii) other risks and uncertainties as described in the Company’s documents filed with the SEC, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise the forward-looking statements included in this press release to reflect any future events or circumstances.

Exhibit (1)

 
  

RTW Retailwinds, Inc. and Subsidiaries

 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

 

(Unaudited)

 
  

(Amounts in thousands, except per share amounts)

 

13 weeks
ended
November 2,
2019

 

% of
net sales

 

 

13 weeks
ended
November 3,
2018

 

 

% of
net sales

 

 

Net sales

 

$

200,117

 

100.0

%

 

$

210,758

 

 

100.0

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of goods sold, buying and occupancy costs

 

144,519

 

72.2

%

 

142,383

 

 

67.6

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross profit

 

55,598

 

27.8

%

 

68,375

 

 

32.4

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling, general and administrative expenses

 

67,664

 

33.8

%

 

66,802

 

 

31.7

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating (loss) income

 

(12,066)

 

(6.0)

%

 

1,573

 

 

0.7

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net interest income

 

(158)

 

(0.1)

%

 

 

 

 

(258)

 

 

(0.1)

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Loss) income before income taxes

 

(11,908)

 

(5.9)

%

 

1,831

 

 

0.8

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Benefit) provision for income taxes

 

(259)

 

(0.1)

%

 

 

 

 

106

 

 

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net (loss) income

 

$

(11,649)

 

(5.8)

%

 

$

1,725

 

 

0.8

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic (loss) earnings per share

 

$

(0.18)

 

 

 

 

$

0.03

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted (loss) earnings per share

 

$

(0.18)

 

 

 

 

$

0.03

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average shares outstanding:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic shares of common stock

 

64,420

 

 

 

 

63,940

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted shares of common stock

 

64,420

 

 

 

 

66,289

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected operating data:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Dollars in thousands, except square foot data)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comparable store sales (decrease) increase

 

(4.0)

%

 

 

 

0.2

%

 

 

 

 

Net sales per average selling square foot (a)

 

$

98

 

 

 

 

$

99

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales per average store (b)

 

$

484

 

 

 

 

$

495

 

 

 

 

 

Average selling square footage per store (c)

 

4,956

 

 

 

 

4,987

 

 

 

 

 

Ending store count

 

414

 

 

 

 

428

 

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

 

Net sales per average selling square foot is defined as net sales divided by the average of beginning and monthly end of period selling square feet.

(b)

 

Net sales per average store is defined as net sales divided by the average of beginning and monthly end of period number of stores.

(c)

 

Average selling square footage per store is defined as end of period selling square feet divided by end of period number of stores.

 

Exhibit (2)

 

RTW Retailwinds, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

(Unaudited)

 

(Amounts in thousands, except per share amounts)

 

39 weeks
ended
November 2,
2019

 

% of
net sales

 

39 weeks
ended
November 3,
2018

 

% of
net sales

 

Net sales

 

$

602,974

 

100.0

%

$

645,957

 

100.0

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of goods sold, buying and occupancy costs

 

425,099

 

70.5

%

438,247

 

67.8

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross profit

 

177,875

 

29.5

%

207,710

 

32.2

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling, general and administrative expenses

 

199,964

 

33.2

%

199,605

 

30.9

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating (loss) income

 

(22,089)

 

(3.7)

%

8,105

 

1.3

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net interest income

 

(734)

 

(0.2)

%

(453)

 

(0.1)

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loss on extinguishment of debt

 

 

%

239

 

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Loss) income before income taxes

 

(21,355)

 

(3.5)

%

8,319

 

1.4

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provision for income taxes

 

33

 

%

441

 

0.2

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net (loss) income

 

$

(21,388)

 

(3.5)

%

$

7,878

 

1.2

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic (loss) earnings per share

 

$

(0.33)

 

 

 

$

0.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted (loss) earnings per share

 

$

(0.33)

 

 

 

$

0.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average shares outstanding:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic shares of common stock

 

64,317

 

 

 

63,738

 

 

 

Diluted shares of common stock

 

64,317

 

 

 

65,979

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected operating data:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Dollars in thousands, except square foot data)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comparable store sales (decrease) increase

 

(4.7)

%

 

 

1.2

%

 

 

Net sales per average selling square foot (a)

 

$

294

 

 

 

$

301

 

 

 

Net sales per average store (b)

 

$

1,464

 

 

 

$

1,502

 

 

 

Average selling square footage per store (c)

 

4,956

 

 

 

4,987

 

 

 

 

(a)

 

Net sales per average selling square foot is defined as net sales divided by the average of beginning and monthly end of period selling square feet.

(b)

 

Net sales per average store is defined as net sales divided by the average of beginning and monthly end of period number of stores.

(c)

 

Average selling square footage per store is defined as end of period selling square feet divided by end of period number of stores.

 

Exhibit (3)

 

RTW Retailwinds, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

 

(Amounts in thousands)

 

November 2, 2019

 

February 2, 2019*

 

November 3, 2018

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$ 65,565

 

$

95,542

 

$

83,662

Accounts receivable

 

11,762

 

9,879

 

14,134

Inventories, net

 

115,230

 

82,803

 

121,586

Prepaid expenses

 

11,162

 

16,921

 

16,894

Other current assets

 

2,399

 

1,818

 

2,363

Total current assets

 

206,118

 

206,963

 

238,639

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Property and equipment, net

 

53,129

 

63,791

 

65,292

Operating lease assets

 

209,336

 

 

Intangible assets

 

16,672

 

16,813

 

16,891

Other assets

 

1,176

 

1,311

 

1,411

Total assets

 

$ 486,431

 

$

288,878

 

$

322,233

Liabilities and stockholders’ equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable

 

$ 102,800

 

$

77,050

 

$

107,231

Accrued expenses

 

62,973

 

68,585

 

66,487

Current operating lease liabilities

 

39,233

 

 

Income taxes payable

 

 

375

 

16

Total current liabilities

 

205,006

 

146,010

 

173,734

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-current operating lease liabilities

 

198,761

 

 

Deferred rent

 

 

25,090

 

25,623

Other liabilities

 

26,247

 

31,165

 

32,226

Total liabilities

 

430,014

 

202,265

 

231,583

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total stockholders’ equity

 

56,417

 

86,613

 

90,650

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity

 

$ 486,431

 

$

288,878

 

$

322,233

 

*

 

Derived from the audited consolidated financial statements included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended February 2, 2019.

  

Exhibit (4)

 
  

RTW Retailwinds, Inc. and Subsidiaries

 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

 

(Unaudited)

 
  

 

(Amounts in thousands)

 

39 weeks

ended

November 2, 2019

 

39 weeks

ended

November 3, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

Net (loss) income

 

$

(21,388)

 

 

$

7,878

 

Adjustments to reconcile net (loss) income to net cash (used in) provided by operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

 

14,778

 

 

 

15,833

 

Non-cash lease expense

 

 

33,861

 

 

 

 

Loss from impairment charges

 

 

782

 

 

 

486

 

Amortization of intangible assets

 

 

141

 

 

 

234

 

Amortization of deferred financing costs

 

 

27

 

 

 

49

 

Write-off of unamortized deferred financing costs

 

 

 

 

 

239

 

Share-based compensation expense

 

 

1,609

 

 

 

1,997

 

Changes in operating assets and liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts receivable

 

 

(1,551)

 

 

 

(1,981)

 

Inventories, net

 

 

(32,427)

 

 

 

(37,088)

 

Prepaid expenses

 

 

596

 

 

 

(447)

 

Accounts payable

 

 

25,750

 

 

 

37,142

 

Accrued expenses

 

 

(5,887)

 

 

 

(10,202)

 

Income taxes payable

 

 

(375)

 

 

 

(12)

 

Deferred rent

 

 

 

 

 

(1,594)

 

Operating lease liabilities

 

 

(35,735)

 

 

 

 

Other assets and liabilities

 

 

(4,128)

 

 

 

(3,071)

 

Net cash (used in) provided by operating activities

 

 

(23,947)

 

 

 

9,463

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investing activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures

 

 

(4,755)

 

 

 

(3,705)

 

Insurance recoveries

 

 

267

 

 

 

375

 

Net cash used in investing activities

 

 

(4,488)

 

 

 

(3,330)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financing activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repayment of long-term debt

 

 

 

 

 

(11,750)

 

Principal payments on capital lease obligations

 

 

(1,318)

 

 

 

(1,320)

 

Payment of financing fees

 

 

(139)

 

 

 

 

Shares withheld for payment of employee payroll taxes

 

 

(85)

 

 

 

(309)

 

Net cash used in financing activities

 

 

(1,542)

 

 

 

(13,379)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents

 

 

(29,977)

 

 

 

(7,246)

 

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period

 

 

95,542

 

 

 

90,908

 

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period

 

$

65,565

 

 

$

83,662

 

 

Exhibit (5)

RTW Retailwinds, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP Financial Measures
(Unaudited)

A reconciliation of the Company’s GAAP operating income (loss) to non-GAAP adjusted operating income (loss) is indicated below. Adjusted operating income (loss) is being presented because it is a key measure used by the Company’s management and board of directors to understand and evaluate the Company’s core operating performance and trends, to prepare the financial budget and to develop short and long-term operational plans. In particular, the exclusion of certain expenses in calculating adjusted operating income (loss) can provide a useful measure for period-to-period comparisons of the Company’s core business. Accordingly, the Company believes that adjusted operating income (loss) provides useful information to investors and others in understanding and evaluating the Company’s operating results in the same manner as the Company’s management and its board of directors. This non-GAAP financial information should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for or as being superior to, measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP.

 

(Amounts in thousands)

 

13 weeks
ended
November 2, 2019

 

13 weeks
ended
November 3, 2018

GAAP operating (loss) income as reported

 

$(12,066)

 

$1,573

Adjustments affecting comparability

 

 

 

 

Company name change and Registration Statement

 

 

341

Certain severance expense (reversal)

 

578

 

(67)

Consulting expense-Project Excellence

 

 

418

Legal expense (reversal)

 

(209)

 

103

Uncommon Sense closeout

 

4,225

 

Total adjustments

 

4,594

 

795

Non-GAAP adjusted operating (loss) income

 

$(7,472)

 

$2,368

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Amounts in thousands)

 

39 weeks
ended
November 2, 2019

 

39 weeks
ended
November 3, 2018

GAAP operating (loss) income as reported

 

$(22,089)

 

$8,105

Adjustments affecting comparability

 

 

 

 

Company name change and Registration Statement

 

 

341

Certain severance expense (reversal)

 

578

 

571

Reversal of certain employee relocation accruals

 

 

(135)

Consulting expense-Project Excellence

 

 

610

Legal expense (reversal)

 

(209)

 

655

Uncommon Sense closeout

 

4,225

 

Total adjustments

 

4,594

 

2,042

Non-GAAP adjusted operating (loss) income

 

$(17,495)

 

$10,147

 

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