LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ToughBuilt Industries, Inc. (“ToughBuilt”) (NASDAQ: TBLT; TBLTW), a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of innovative tools and accessories for the building industry, today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.
Michael Panosian, Chief Executive Officer of ToughBuilt commented, “We are pleased to announce a 15.5% increase in revenues year over year for the six months ended June 30, 2019, which continues to demonstrate our sustainable growth model. We continue to expand our e-commerce platform. During the second quarter, we launched Amazon storefronts in Canada, Australia and Mexico, in addition to our U.S. Marketplace. These have become significant drivers of demand for our products. We will continue to expand the number of SKUs represented and aggressively market our Amazon storefronts. Building on this success, we are now preparing to launch a much broader business-to-consumer global e-commerce platform.”
“We continue to advance our mobile strategy focused on development of new technologies geared to the demand for ruggedized mobile devices, with an additional patent granted in the second quarter, bringing the total to three new patents in 2019. We are also launching a suite of mobile applications that will streamline workflow through trade specific solutions, thereby increasing workforce profitability by cutting time and labor costs across a wide array of industries.”
Highlights of Second Quarter 2019 and 6-month Financial Results
Revenues for the three months ended June 30, 2019 and 2018 were $4,754,340 and $4,537,354, respectively. Revenues increased in 2019 over 2018 by $216,986, or 4.8%, primarily due to an increase in sales orders for metal goods offset by a decrease in sales of soft goods. Gross profit for the three months ended June 30, 2019 was $1,176,922 compared to $1,085,015 for the three months ended June 30, 2018. The Company reported net income of $7,422 for the three months ended June 30, 2019, as compared to a net loss of $2,716,255 for the three months ended June 30, 2018.
Revenues for the 6 months ended June 30, 2019 were $9,776,811, an increase of $1,311,332 or 15.5% over the first six months of 2018. Gross profit for the six months ended June 30, 2019 was $2,354,636 compared to $2,050,449 for the six months ended June 30, 2018. The Company reported a net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2019 and 2018 of $1,629,555 and $4,128,941 respectively, a decrease in net loss of $2,449,386.
About ToughBuilt Industries, Inc.
ToughBuilt is a groundbreaking designer, manufacturer and distributor of innovative tools and accessories to the building industry. We market and distribute various home improvement and construction product lines for both the do-it-yourself and professional markets under the TOUGHBUILT® brand name, within the global multibillion dollar per year tool market industry. All of our products are designed by our in-house design team. Since launching product sales in 2013, we have experienced significant annual sales growth. Our current product line includes three major categories, with several additional categories in various stages of development, consisting of Soft Goods & Kneepads and Sawhorses & Work Products. Our mission is to provide products to the building and home improvement communities that are innovative, of superior quality derived in part from enlightened creativity for our end users while enhancing performance, improving well-being and building high brand loyalty. Additional information about the Company is available at: https://www.toughbuilt.com.
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