LaCrosse Footwear sales up 32 percent

LaCrosse Footwear sales up 32 percent

Portland-based LaCrosse Footwear reported a net sales boost of 32% in the first quarter.

LaCrosse reported net sales of $33.3 million, up 32 percent from $25.2 million in the first quarter of 2011, ending March 31. An additional four days in the company's fiscal calendar this quarter compared to last provided a boost, LaCrosse said. 
"We completed delivery of the large military contract that began in the fourth quarter of 2011 and saw increased sales of our tactical law enforcement boots and other innovative products to a variety of government customers," LaCrosse chief executive Joseph P. Schneider said in a statement. "We also continued to penetrate into niche work market segments, such as mining, oil and gas exploration, and agriculture."

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