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Construct-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Studies Document Ranges for Whole Revenues and Pre-Tax Revenue in Its Fiscal 2022 First Quarter

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Construct-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) in the present day reported outcomes for its fiscal 2022 first quarter, the 13-week interval ended April 30, 2022.

Sharon Value John, Construct-A-Bear Workshop President and Chief Government Officer, commented, “Following an impressive efficiency in fiscal 2021, we’re happy to have delivered our fifth consecutive quarter of record-setting profitability with pre-tax earnings of $18.2 million within the first quarter of fiscal 2022. We additionally achieved the very best complete first quarter revenues in our practically 25-year historical past displaying development in each North America and Europe, in all reported enterprise segments together with direct-to-consumer, industrial and franchising enterprise, in addition to in each web retail gross sales and digital demand. The truth is, our digital demand this quarter was larger than our complete e-commerce gross sales for the whole 2017 fiscal yr, demonstrating the progress made in our digital transformation over the past 5 years.

“We consider that our sustained worthwhile development is basically the results of a multi-faceted, multi-year strategic plan that we’ve got been efficiently executing whereas navigating a extremely unstable surroundings. Our disciplined focus and agility, notably throughout the extended pandemic-related challenges, have performed a key function within the evolution of our firm right into a extra digitally-driven, diversified omnichannel entity that features a dynamic and environment friendly vertical experiential retail idea that continues to be related to in the present day’s customers who’ve been more and more looking for extremely participating, family-friendly actions and buying as restrictions have lifted. Our optimistic enterprise momentum has continued into our present second quarter. As we glance ahead, we anticipate to proceed to drive efforts throughout our acknowledged strategic pillars together with implementing a broad-range of complete initiatives to additional our digital transformation, the on-going evolution of our retail expertise and footprint, and the optimization of our strong monetary place to make investments designed to generate future worthwhile development and improve shareholder worth,” concluded Ms. John.

First Quarter 2022 Outcomes (13 weeks ended April 30, 2022 in comparison with the 13 weeks ended Might 1, 2021):

Whole revenues had been $117.7 million, a 28.4% enhance in comparison with $91.7 million within the fiscal 2021 first quarter;

Internet retail gross sales had been $112.9 million, a 26.6% enhance in comparison with $89.2 million within the fiscal 2021 first quarter. Roughly one-third of the rise was associated to the reopening of the Firm’s shops in Europe which had been closed for almost all of the fiscal 2021 first quarter;

Consolidated e-commerce demand (orders generated on-line to be fulfilled from both the Firm’s warehouse or its shops) rose 2.1% in comparison with the fiscal 2021 first quarter;

Business and worldwide franchise revenues rose 92.0% to $4.8 million in comparison with $2.5 million within the fiscal 2021 first quarter;

Gross revenue margin was 52.5%, in comparison with the earlier all-time excessive 52.8% within the fiscal 2021 first quarter. The 30-basis level contraction in gross revenue margin was pushed by the damaging impression of an unprecedented enhance in transportation prices in addition to different inflationary pressures, nearly all of which was offset by leverage of occupancy and distribution prices, strategic value will increase, much less promotional exercise and decrease reductions as in comparison with the fiscal 2021 first quarter;

Promoting, normal and administrative (“SG&A”) bills had been $43.6 million, or 37.1% of complete revenues, in comparison with $35.2 million, or 38.4% of complete revenues, a 130-basis level enchancment in comparison with the fiscal 2021 first quarter. The change in SG&A bills was primarily resulting from retailer labor prices reflecting the operation of considerably all the Firm’s European shops within the fiscal 2022 first quarter versus the 2021 first quarter when the shops had been closed for the overwhelming majority of the interval. As well as, SG&A within the fiscal 2021 first quarter was favorably impacted by $0.9 million in authorities subsidies;

Pre-tax earnings was $18.2 million, a rise of 38.0%, in comparison with pre-tax earnings of $13.2 million within the fiscal 2021 first quarter;

Revenue tax expense was $4.0 million with an efficient tax price of twenty-two.0% in comparison with $2.8 million with an efficient tax price of 21.3% within the fiscal 2021 first quarter;

Internet earnings was $14.2 million, or $0.89 per diluted share, in comparison with web earnings of $10.4 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, within the fiscal 2021 first quarter; and

Earnings Earlier than Curiosity, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (“EBITDA”) was $21.5 million, a rise of 31.9%, in comparison with $16.3 million within the fiscal 2021 first quarter.

Retailer Exercise:

As of April 30, 2022, the Firm had 345 corporately-managed shops with one web closure within the fiscal 2022 first quarter in comparison with the start of the fiscal yr. The Firm maintains a excessive degree of lease optionality with over 70% of its corporately-managed shops having a lease occasion throughout the subsequent three years.

Via the Firm’s third-party retail mannequin, there have been 62 places as of April 30, 2022 with relationships that embrace Carnival Cruise Traces, Nice Wolf Lodge Resorts, Landry’s and Seashores Household Resorts reflecting one web opening within the fiscal 2022 first quarter in comparison with the start of the fiscal yr. The Firm’s worldwide franchisees operated 64 places on the finish of the fiscal 2022 first quarter reflecting eight closures in comparison with the start of the fiscal yr.

Steadiness Sheet:

As of April 30, 2022, money and money equivalents totaled $26.1 million, in comparison with $45.9 million as of Might 1, 2021. The Firm famous that its lowered money place at quarter-end in comparison with the prior yr displays the usage of $12.5 million to repurchase shares of its widespread inventory, cost of a particular dividend of roughly $20 million, and an elevated funding in working capital to help strategic initiatives supposed to drive additional development. The Firm completed the quarter with no borrowings below its revolving credit score facility.

For the reason that adoption of the Firm’s $25.0 million inventory repurchase program adopted on November 30, 2021, the Firm has utilized a complete of $14.1 million to repurchase roughly 840,000 shares of its widespread inventory as of Might 25, 2022.

Whole stock at quarter-end was $77.4 million, a rise of $33.6 million from fiscal 2021 first quarter-end. The vast majority of the rise is predicted to help projected income development and strategically deliberate accelerated purchases supposed to partially mitigate inflationary and provide chain pressures. The Firm famous that it’s comfy with the composition and degree of its quarter-ending stock degree.

Within the fiscal 2022 first quarter, capital expenditures totaled $1.1 million in comparison with $0.5 million within the fiscal 2021 first quarter.

2022 Outlook:

With its optimistic first quarter outcomes and persevering with momentum within the present second quarter, the Firm is introducing fiscal 2022 steerage together with:

Whole revenues within the vary of $440 million to $460 million, as in comparison with $411.5 million in fiscal 2021;

Pre-tax earnings within the vary of $52 million to $62 million, as in comparison with $50.7 million in fiscal 2021;

EBITDA within the vary of $65 million to $75 million, as in comparison with $63.0 million in fiscal 2021;

Revenue tax price within the vary of 24% to 25%;

Capital expenditures within the vary of $10 to $15 million;

Depreciation and amortization of roughly $13 million; and

To complete the yr with stock ranges beneath the tip of fiscal 2021.

The Firm’s steerage for development in profitability takes under consideration anticipated ongoing inflationary pressures in addition to its plans to mitigate the impression on its margins. The Firm famous that its outlook assumes no additional materials modifications within the operations of its provide chain together with the flexibility to obtain and ship product on a well timed foundation, the macro-economic surroundings or related overseas forex change charges.

Be aware Relating to Non-GAAP Monetary Measures:

On this press launch, the Firm’s monetary outcomes are supplied each in accordance with usually accepted accounting ideas (GAAP) and utilizing sure non-GAAP monetary measures. Particularly, the Firm offers historic earnings and earnings per diluted share adjusted to exclude sure prices and accounting changes, that are non-GAAP monetary measures. These outcomes are included as a complement to outcomes supplied in accordance with GAAP as a result of administration believes these non-GAAP monetary measures assist determine underlying tendencies within the Firm’s enterprise and supply helpful data to each administration and buyers by excluding sure gadgets that is probably not indicative of the Firm’s core working outcomes. These measures shouldn’t be thought of an alternative choice to or superior to GAAP outcomes. These non-GAAP monetary measures are outlined and reconciled to probably the most comparable GAAP measure later on this doc.

Right now’s Convention Name Webcast:

Construct-A-Bear Workshop will host a dwell web webcast of its quarterly investor convention name at 9 a.m. ET in the present day. The audio broadcast could also be accessed on the Firm’s investor relations web site, http://IR.buildabear.com. The decision is predicted to conclude by 10 a.m. ET.

A replay of the convention name webcast will probably be accessible within the investor relations web site for one yr. A phone replay will probably be accessible starting at roughly midday ET in the present day till midnight ET on June 2, 2022. The phone replay is offered by calling (844) 512-2921. The entry code is 13718340.

About Construct-A-Bear:

Construct-A-Bear is a multi-generational international model centered on its mission to “add a bit of extra coronary heart to life” interesting to a wide selection of client teams who benefit from the private expression in making their very own “furry buddies” to rejoice and commemorate life moments. Almost 500 interactive brick-and-mortar retail places operated by way of quite a lot of codecs present friends of all ages a hands-on entertaining expertise, which frequently fosters an enduring and emotional model connection. The corporate additionally gives participating e-commerce/digital buying experiences on www.buildabear.com together with its on-line “Bear-Builder”, the animated “Bear Builder 3D Workshop” and its age-gated adult-focused “Bear Cave”. As well as, extending its model energy past retail, Construct-A-Bear Leisure, a subsidiary of Construct-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., is devoted to creating participating content material for teenagers and adults that fulfills the corporate’s mission, whereas the corporate additionally gives merchandise at wholesale and in non-plush client classes through licensing agreements with main producers. Construct-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) posted complete income of $411.5 million in fiscal 2021. For extra data, go to the Investor Relations part of buildabear.com.

Ahead-Wanting Statements:

This press launch accommodates sure statements which are, or could also be thought of to be, “forward-looking statements” for the aim of federal securities legal guidelines, together with, however not restricted to, statements that replicate our present views with respect to future occasions and monetary efficiency. We usually determine these statements by phrases or phrases similar to “might,” “may,” “ought to,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “consider,” “estimate,” “intend,” “predict,” “future,” “potential” or “proceed,” the damaging or any spinoff of those phrases and different comparable terminology. All the data regarding our future liquidity, future revenues, margins and different future monetary efficiency and outcomes, achievement of working of economic plans or forecasts for future intervals, sources and availability of credit score and liquidity, future money flows and money wants, success and outcomes of strategic initiatives and different future monetary efficiency or monetary place, in addition to our assumptions underlying such data, represent forward-looking data.

These statements are primarily based solely on our present expectations and projections about future occasions. As a result of these forward-looking statements contain dangers and uncertainties, there are necessary components that would trigger our precise outcomes, degree of exercise, efficiency or achievements to vary materially from the outcomes, degree of exercise, efficiency or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, together with these components mentioned below the caption entitled “Dangers Associated to Our Enterprise” and “Ahead-Wanting Statements” in our Annual Report on Kind 10-Okay filed with the Securities and Alternate Fee (“SEC”) on April 14, 2022 and different periodic experiences filed with the SEC that are integrated herein.

All of our forward-looking statements are as of the date of this Press Launch solely. In every case, precise outcomes might differ materially from such forward-looking data. We may give no assurance that such expectations or forward-looking statements will show to be right. An prevalence of or any materials adversarial change in a number of of the danger components or different dangers and uncertainties referred to on this Press Launch or included in our different public disclosures or our different periodic experiences or different paperwork or filings filed with or furnished to the SEC may materially and adversely have an effect on our persevering with operations and our future monetary outcomes, money flows, accessible credit score, prospects and liquidity. Besides as required by legislation, the Firm doesn’t undertake to publicly replace or revise its forward-looking statements, whether or not because of new data, future occasions or in any other case.

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BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
({dollars} in 1000’s, besides share and per share knowledge)

 

13 Weeks

13 Weeks

Ended

Ended

April 30,

% of Whole

Might 1,

% of Whole

2022

 

Revenues (1)

 

 

2021

 

Revenues (1)

Revenues:

Internet retail gross sales

$

112,890

96.0

$

89,212

97.3

Business income

4,286

3.6

2,109

2.3

Worldwide franchising

486

0.4

372

0.4

Whole revenues

117,662

100.0

91,693

100.0

Price of merchandise offered:

Price of merchandise offered – retail (1)

53,600

45.6

42,093

45.9

Price of merchandise offered – industrial (1)

1,946

1.7

904

1.0

Price of merchandise offered – worldwide franchising (1)

288

0.2

268

0.3

Whole value of merchandise offered

55,834

47.5

43,265

47.2

Consolidated gross revenue

61,828

52.5

48,428

52.8

 

Promoting, normal and administrative expense

43,620

37.1

35,242

38.4

Curiosity expense, web

18

0.0

5

0.0

Revenue earlier than earnings taxes

18,189

15.5

13,181

14.4

Revenue tax expense

3,999

3.4

2,801

3.1

Internet earnings

$

14,190

12.1

$

10,380

11.3

 

Revenue per widespread share:

Primary

$

0.92

$

0.69

Diluted

$

0.89

$

0.66

Shares utilized in computing widespread per share quantities:

Primary

15,475,731

15,062,025

Diluted

15,964,433

15,757,033

(1)

Chosen assertion of operations knowledge expressed as a proportion of complete revenues, besides value of merchandise offered – retail, value of merchandise offered – industrial and price of merchandise offered – worldwide franchising which are expressed as a proportion of web retail gross sales, industrial income and worldwide franchising, respectively. Percentages is not going to complete resulting from value of merchandise offered being expressed as a proportion of web retail gross sales, industrial income or worldwide franchising and immaterial rounding.

 

 

BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Steadiness Sheets

({dollars} in 1000’s, besides per share knowledge)

 

April 30,

January 29,

Might 1,

 

2022

 

 

 

2022

 

 

 

2021

 

ASSETS

Present belongings:

Money, money equivalents and restricted money

$

26,093

 

$

32,845

 

$

45,931

 

Inventories, web

 

77,366

 

 

71,809

 

 

43,754

 

Receivables, web

 

11,838

 

 

11,701

 

 

8,280

 

Pay as you go bills and different present belongings

 

12,436

 

 

13,643

 

 

9,798

 

Whole present belongings

 

127,733

 

 

129,998

 

 

107,763

 

 

Working lease right-of-use asset

 

72,126

 

 

77,671

 

 

99,518

 

Property and tools, web

 

46,691

 

 

48,966

 

 

50,417

 

Deferred tax belongings

 

7,609

 

 

7,613

 

 

 

Different belongings, web

 

2,266

 

 

2,076

 

 

6,685

 

Whole Property

$

256,425

 

$

266,324

 

$

264,383

 

 

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

Present liabilities:

Accounts payable

$

19,930

 

$

21,849

 

$

19,438

 

Accrued bills

 

23,444

 

 

25,543

 

 

16,629

 

Working lease legal responsibility quick time period

 

23,470

 

 

25,245

 

 

30,631

 

Reward playing cards and buyer deposits

 

18,770

 

 

20,937

 

 

18,210

 

Deferred income and different

 

3,881

 

 

3,808

 

 

2,489

 

Whole present liabilities

 

89,495

 

 

97,382

 

 

87,397

 

 

Working lease legal responsibility long run

 

66,617

 

 

73,307

 

 

95,654

 

Different long run liabilities

 

1,774

 

 

1,952

 

 

3,355

 

 

Stockholders’ fairness:

Widespread inventory, par worth $0.01 per share

 

157

 

 

162

 

 

163

 

Extra paid-in capital

 

71,962

 

 

75,490

 

 

73,024

 

Collected different complete loss

 

(12,452

)

 

(12,470

)

 

(12,532

)

Retained earnings

 

38,872

 

 

30,501

 

 

17,322

 

Whole stockholders’ fairness

 

98,539

 

 

93,683

 

 

77,977

 

Whole Liabilities and Stockholders’ Fairness

$

256,425

 

$

266,324

 

$

264,383

 

 

BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Unaudited Chosen Monetary and Retailer Information

({dollars} in 1000’s)

 

13 Weeks

13 Weeks

Ended

Ended

April 30,

Might 1,

2022

2021

 

Different monetary knowledge:

 

Retail gross margin ($) (1)

$

59,290

$

47,119

Retail gross margin (%) (1)

52.5%

52.8%

Capital expenditures (2)

$

1,070

$

491

Depreciation and amortization

$

3,250

$

3,127

 

Retailer knowledge (3):

Variety of corporately-managed retail places at finish of interval

North America

306

306

Europe

39

48

Asia

1

Whole corporately-managed retail places

345

355

 

Variety of franchised shops at finish of interval

64

72

 

Corporately-managed retailer sq. footage at finish of interval (4)

North America

721,966

715,672

Europe

58,216

71,609

Asia

1,750

Whole sq. footage

780,182

789,031

 

(1)

Retail gross margin represents web retail gross sales much less value of merchandise offered – retail. Retail gross margin proportion represents retail gross margin divided by web retail gross sales.

(2)

Capital expenditures represents money paid for property, tools, and different belongings.

(3)

Excludes e-commerce. North American shops are positioned in america and Canada. In Europe, shops are positioned in the UK and Eire. Seasonal places not included in retailer rely.

(4)

Sq. footage for shops positioned in North America is leased sq. footage. Sq. footage for shops positioned in Europe is estimated promoting sq. footage. Seasonal places not included within the retailer rely.

 

BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP figures
({dollars} in 1000’s)

 

13 Weeks

13 Weeks

Ended

Ended

April 30,

Might 1,

 

2022

 

2021

Revenue earlier than earnings taxes (pre-tax)

$

18,189

$

13,181

Curiosity expense, web

 

18

 

5

Depreciation and amortization expense

 

3,250

 

3,127

Earnings earlier than curiosity, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)

$

21,458

$

16,313

 

 

 

Fiscal 2022

Steering

(in tens of millions)

Revenue earlier than earnings taxes (pre-tax)

$52 – $62

Curiosity (earnings) expense, web

 

Depreciation and amortization expense

 

13

Earnings earlier than curiosity, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)

$65 – $75

 

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