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Looks like the board is pretty dead, but I'll throw something up here from the CC.

And we're closing in rapidly on our 2015 goal of 22% of revenues coming from our direct-to-consumer business, with direct-to-consumer revenues approaching that level this year.

I was trying to figure out how much of their revenues came from a direct-to-consumer sales. It sounds like they are going to hit 22% this year. I'm assuming that this is either internet sales or maybe catalog sales. I think as far as internet sales, most of the brands don't have a direct-to-consumer access. However, North Face, Timberland, Nautica, and a few others do; which is probably 80% of the total revenue anyways.

I haven't looked at pricing, but I imagine that buying direct there is no cost savings to the consumer in order to protect retail partners. Even so, I would think there would be some blow back from retailers who handle the brands.

I would also imagine that there has to be an enormous margin disparity between selling direct and using the conventional store retail channel.

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