1 2004 THIRD QUARTER REPORT TO UNITHOLDERS Report to Unitholders The North West Company Fund reports third quarter earnings to October 30, 2004 of $11.0 million, an increase of 3.2% compared to last year s third quarter earnings of $10.6 million. Diluted earnings per unit improved to $0.68 compared to $0.66. In the 2003 third quarter, the Fund realized an after tax gain of $1.1 million from insurance proceeds due to a fire at one of our Alaska stores. Excluding this gain, 2004 third quarter earnings were up 15.1%. Sales increased 1.5% to $197.0 million and were up 3.0% excluding the foreign exchange impact of a stronger Canadian dollar compared to the third quarter last year. The foreign exchange impact on sales and earnings from Alaska was $2.9 million and $145,000 respectively. Overall a continued focus on margin management, improving operating standards and the benefits of our new store systems contributed to higher earnings in both Canada and Alaska. The Trustees and the Board approved a planned 4.4% increase in distributions for 2005 to $0.47 per quarter. On behalf of the Trustees and the Board of Directors: Ian Sutherland Chairman Edward S. Kennedy President and Chief Executive Officer Management s Discussion & Analysis CONSOLIDATED RESULTS Third quarter consolidated sales increased 1.5% (up 1.2% on a same store basis excluding the foreign exchange impact) to $197.0 million compared to $194.0 million in Third quarter net earnings increased 3.2% to $11.0 million, compared to $10.6 million in Diluted earnings were $0.68 per unit compared to $0.66 per unit last year. In the 2003 third quarter, the Fund had realized a one time after tax gain of $1.1 million from insurance proceeds. Adjusting for this gain, net earnings improved 15.1% over The stronger Canadian dollar had the result of reducing sales by $2.9 million and net earnings by $145,000. Trading profit 1 or net earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased 2.8% to $21.2 million compared to $20.6 million in the third quarter last year. Excluding the 2003 pre-tax amount of the insurance gain, trading profit increased 12.8%. Interest expense decreased 15.5% to $1.3 million due to lower short-term interest rates, lower working capital requirements in the quarter compared to last year and the repayment of a long-term note in Alaska. Income taxes increased marginally due to higher Canadian earnings. The increased Canadian taxes were partly offset by lower taxes in Alaska as last year included the insurance gain noted above. Year-to-date sales of $578.8 million were up 2.3% (up 1.1% on a same store basis excluding the foreign exchange impact) over last year. Consolidated earnings increased 6.3% to $26.7 million or $1.66 per unit, over $25.1 million or $1.56 per unit, in Consolidated earnings in 2004 increased 11.2% excluding the insurance gain realized in the third quarter last year. Trading profit increased 6.3% (up 10.2% excluding the pre-tax amount of the insurance gain) to $55.1 million from $51.8 million last year. The stronger Canadian dollar continued to affect the conversion of Alaska sales and net earnings, but to a lesser degree than in Net earnings contribution from the Alaska operations was negatively impacted by 6.2% year-to-date or $0.02 per unit. 1 See Non GAAP Measures Section of Management s Discussion & Analysis
2 CANADIAN OPERATIONS Canadian sales for the quarter increased 3.1% (0.9% on a same store basis) to $154.9 million compared to $150.1 million in Trading profit increased 13.0% to $16.4 million from $14.5 million last year.. Canadian food sales increased 3.5% in the third quarter compared to last year. Northern Canada stores (Northern and NorthMart banners) food sales increased 1.1% (1.1% on a same store basis). Sales growth was achieved in all major categories except in grocery non-food, which decreased 3.3% due to competitive pricing pressures. Deli, confections and food services achieved increases of 16.4%, 13.9% and 11.3% respectively. Canadian general merchandise sales increased 3.2% in the quarter. General merchandise sales in Northern Canada improved over the second quarter but were still down 1.6% (a decrease of 0.6% on a same store basis) compared to the third quarter Toys and seasonal, home furnishings and transportation had sales increases of 19.6%, 9.9% and 7.7% respectively. Softline sales had the largest decrease due to the late timing of merchandise flow to stores. Canadian gross profit dollar contribution in the quarter increased by 4.6% from last year. The gross profit rate in Northern Canada increased by 107 basis points due to a continued focus on lowering food product costs, more productive and balanced general merchandise inventory levels and less price discounting. Northern Canada food gross profit dollars grew by 3.6% while general merchandise gross profit dollars increased 4.0%. The Company s Giant Tiger store sales were less than planned in the quarter due to the lower general merchandise sales resulting from unseasonable weather and a de-emphasis on less profitable categories. Sales on a same store basis increased 3.0% from last year due primarily to continued strong food sales. Included in the Canadian third quarter results were $2.3 million in asset write downs and other expenses related to a decision to close two under performing NorthMart stores, one of which will be re-opened as a Giant Tiger store in early The quarter results also included a gain from reducing allowances on doubtful accounts by $2.0 million. This decision was based on the ability of the Company s new central credit management system to better monitor accounts and initiate more proactive collections. The reserve for doubtful accounts is still considered to be conservative. ALASKAN OPERATIONS (stated in U.S. dollars) Alaska Commercial Company (AC) sales for the quarter increased 2.6% (2.8% on a same store basis) to $32.8 million compared to $32.0 million last year. This sales performance is considered to be strong in a challenging consumer income environment caused by higher energy costs and a 16.9% or $188 per capita decline in the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) compared to AC s retail food sales increased 4.1% (4.1% on a same store basis). Growth was realized in all food categories except produce. AC continues to grow its market share in many communities. General merchandise sales in the retail stores were down 1.4% (-1.4% on a same store basis). Transportation, toys and housewares sales increased over last year by 23.8%, 6.6% and 4.3% respectively, while home furnishings, softlines and sporting goods sales decreased. The lower PFD affected discretionary big-ticket categories such as home furnishing and electronics. Sales at Frontier Expeditors (FE), AC s wholesale business, were flat to last year in the quarter. Food sales were down 7.5% but this was offset by gains in general merchandise. The ongoing focus on individual customer profitability dampened sales but also reduced bad debt expense. AC s gross profit rate was up 91 basis points in the quarter. Operating expenses continue to be tightly managed with improved staff efficiencies offsetting in most part higher insurance and energyrelated expenses. AC s trading profit for the quarter decreased 15.5% to $3.7 million compared to $4.4 million last year because of the pre-tax insurance gain of $1.3 million realized in the 2003 third quarter. Excluding the insurance gain from 2003, trading profit was up 19.9%.
3 FINANCIAL CONDITION Financial Ratios The Fund continues to improve its financial position. The Company s debt-to-equity ratio at the end of the quarter was.56:1 compared to.59:1 last year. At January 2004 the ratio was.56:1. The Fund believes that the debt-to-equity ratio will continue to improve in the fourth quarter. Working capital decreased $2.2 million compared to the same period in The decrease in working capital is due in part to higher payables as merchandise was received later in the quarter this year. Offsetting the increase in current liabilities is an increase in cash due to the timing of month-end customer cheque-cashing demands and higher receivables as a result of an increase in sales of bigticket items in Canada. Outstanding Units The weighted average units outstanding for the quarter were 15,919,000 compared to 15,942,000 last year. The decrease is due to the additional units purchased under the Company s Officer Unit Purchase Loan Plan. LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES Cash flow from operating activities for the quarter decreased to $5.5 million from $9.2 million. The decrease is due to higher receivables and an increase in inventory from the second quarter to meet winter and Christmas sales. On a year-to-date basis, cash flow from operating activities has improved by $1.0 million. Cash flow from operations in 2004 is expected to fund all distributions and capital expenditures for the year. Cash flow used in investing activities was lower than last year s third quarter as costs associated with the development and rollout of the new in-store system in our northern stores winds down. For the year, capital expenditures are expected to be $26.0 million versus $33.0 million in Cash flow from financing activities in the quarter was $72,000 compared to a use of cash of $41,000 last year. The increase in bank advances of $8.8 million was to finance the higher receivables and inventories. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS A new Northern store was opened in Sapotaweyak, Manitoba on October 4, New replacement Northern stores were opened in Repulse Bay, Nunavut on October 19, 2004 and Wunnumin Lake, Ontario on November 1, A Giant Tiger was opened in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on October 30. There are now ten Giant Tiger stores operating in western Canada. The in-store information system (ISS) rollout was completed by November 15, OUTLOOK Sales momentum within Canadian operations has improved modestly though the year. This is expected to continue in the fourth quarter due to more aggressive food pricing and improved in-stock positions in most general merchandise categories. On the other hand, consumer spending in the North is expected to be increasingly constrained by higher energy-related living costs. Sales growth in Alaska slowed in the third quarter in part due to the lower Permanent Fund Dividend this year. We believe fourth quarter sales increases in Alaska will be modest.
4 QUARTERLY RESULTS OF OPERATIONS The following is a summary of selected quarterly financial information. Each quarter represents a 13- week period, except the fourth quarter of 2003, which represents a 14-week period. Operating Results-Consolidated Third Quarter Second Quarter First Quarter Fourth Quarter ($ in millions) Sales $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ Trading profit Net earnings Net earnings per unit: Basic Diluted Sales growth reflects an increase in the number of Giant Tiger stores, AC s market share gains and continuing growth of food sales in our northern Canada stores. Sales growth was negatively impacted by the strengthening Canadian dollar and the weakness in general merchandise sales in northern Canada. ACCOUNTING STANDARDS IMPLEMENTED IN 2004 Effective February 1, 2004, the Company implemented the following accounting standards issued by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants: Hedging Relationships Accounting Guideline 13, Hedging Relationships (AcG 13), addresses the identification, designation, documentation and effectiveness of hedging transactions for the purposes of applying hedge accounting. It also establishes conditions for applying or discontinuing hedge accounting. Under the new guideline, the Company is required to document its hedging transactions and explicitly demonstrate that the hedges are sufficiently effective in order to continue accrual accounting for positions hedged with derivatives. The adoption of AcG 13 had no impact on the Company s financial position or results of operations. Asset Retirement Obligations Section 3110, Asset Retirement Obligations (CICA 3110), provi des guidance for the recognition, measurement and disclosure of liabilities for asset retirement obligations and the associated asset retirement costs. A liability associated with the retirement of long-lived assets is recorded in the period in which the legal obligation is incurred at its estimated fair value and a corresponding asset is capitalized as part of the related asset and depreciated over its useful life. Subsequent to the initial measurement of the asset retirement obligation, the obligation is adjusted to reflect the passage of time and changes in the estimated future costs underlying the obligation. Accordingly, the Company has recognized a discounted liability associated with obligations arising from the operation of gasoline dispensing units and specific provisions in certain lease agreements regarding the exiting of leased properties at the end of the respective lease terms. This standard was implemented retroactively with restatement of the prior year s consolidated financial statements. The cumulative effect of implementation was a decrease to opening retained earnings for 2003 of $287,000 (net of future income taxes recoverable of $163,000), an increase in fixed assets of $587,000 and an increase in other liabilities of $1,030,000 and an increase in the cumulative translation adjustment of $7,000. The impact on net earnings for each of 2003 and 2004 was not material.
5 Accounting by a Customer (Including a Reseller) for certain Consideration Received from a Vendor (EIC Abstract 144) EIC 144 provides guidance on accounting for cash consideration received from a vendor. EIC 144 requires a customer to record cash consideration received from a vendor as a reduction in the price of the vendor s products and reflect it as a reduction of cost of goods sold and related inventory when recognized in the income statement and balance sheet. Certain exceptions apply if the cash consideration received is a payment for assets or services delivered to the vendor or for reimbursement of selling costs incurred to promote the vendor s products. EIC 144 must be applied retroactively to all financial statements for annual and interim periods ending after August 15, Accordingly, in the third quarter of 2004, the Company has implemented EIC 144 retroactively with restatement of the consolidated financial statements. The Company receives allowances from certain of its merchandise vendors which it records as a reduction of cost of goods sold. EIC 144 has changed the timing of recognition of some vendor allowances. As a result of the retroactive application of EIC 144, the Company recorded a decrease to opening retained earnings for 2003 of $857,000 (net of current future income taxes recoverable of $485,000), a decrease to inventory of $1,318,000 and an increase of $24,000 to the cumulative translation adjustment. The impact on net earnings for each of 2003 and 2004 was not material. UNITHOLDER DISTRIBUTIONS The Trustees declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.45 per unit, which consists of $0.39 in interest income and $0.06 in dividend income to unitholders of record on December 31, 2004, distributable by January 15, The Trustees and the Board approved a 4.4% increase in distributions for 2005 to $0.47 per quarter, subject to a quarterly review and approval by the Trustees of North West Company Fund and the Board of The North West Company Inc. NON-GAAP MEASURES (1) Trading Profit (EBITDA) is not a recognized measure under Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Management believes that in addition to net earnings (loss), trading profit is a useful supplemental measure as it provides investors with an indication of cash available for distribution prior to amortization, interest expense and income taxes. Investors should be cautioned, however, that trading profit should not be construed as an alternative to net earnings (loss) determined in accordance with GAAP as an indicator of NWF s performance. NWF s method of calculating trading profit may differ from other companies and, accordingly, trading profit may not be comparable to measures used by other companies. A reconciliation of net earnings, the closest comparable GAAP measure, to trading profit or EBITDA for consolidated operations is provided below. Reconciliation of net earnings to trading profit: Third Quarter Year to Date ($ in thousands) Net earnings $ 10,993 $ 10,648 $ 26,701 $ 25,116 Add: Amortization 5,938 5,608 17,840 16,813 Interest expense 1,344 1,591 4,363 4,761 Income taxes 2,890 2,739 6,188 5,114 Trading profit $ 21,165 $ 20,586 $ 55,092 $ 51,804 For trading profit information by business segment, see note 5 Segmented Information in the notes to the unaudited interim period consolidated financial statements.
6 ********************************************************************* Forward-Looking Statements This Quarterly Report for North West Company Fund, including Management s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), contains certain forward-looking statements. Such statements relate to, among other things, sales growth, expansion and growth of the Company s business, future capital expenditures and the Company s business strategy. Forward-looking statements are subject to inherent uncertainties and risks including but not limited to: general industry and economic conditions, changes in the Company s relationship within the communities its serves and with its suppliers, pricing pressure and other competitive factors, the availability and costs of merchandise, fuels and utilities, the results of the Company s ongoing efforts to improve cost effectiveness, the rates of return on the Company s pension plan assets, changes in regulatory requirements affecting the Company s business and the availability and terms of financing. Other risks are outlined in the Risk Management section of the MD&A included in the Fund s 2003 Annual Report. Consequently, actual results and events may vary significantly from those included in, contemplated or implied by such statements. In evaluating forward-looking statements, readers should specifically consider the various factors, which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements.
7 CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS October 30 October 25 January (unaudited, $ in thousands) (Restated Note 1) (Restated Note 1) ASSETS Current assets Cash $ 13,754 $ 9,465 $ 16,627 Accounts receivable 58,948 56,896 59,414 Inventories 132, , ,790 Prepaid expenses 4,163 3,337 3,083 Future income taxes 2,390 3,505 2,916 Total Current Assets 211, , ,830 Property and equipment 186, , ,395 Other assets 11,832 12,503 12,153 Future income taxes 8,349 9,678 8,222 Total Assets $ 418,891 $ 414,103 $ 409,600 LIABILITIES Current liabilities Bank advances and short-term notes $ 38,946 $ 37,152 $ 30,313 Accounts payable and accrued 53,322 46,713 50,306 Income taxes payable 2,853 1,873 1,881 Current portion of long-term debt 479 1, Total Current Liabilities 95,600 87,497 83,140 Long-term debt 89,923 96,067 96,949 Other liabilities 1,080 1,030 1,033 Total Liabilities 186, , ,122 EQUITY Capital 165, , ,205 Unit purchase loan plan (Note 2) (4,289) (4,108) (3,650) Retained earnings 66,610 63,559 61,679 Cumulative currency translation adjustments 4,762 4,853 5,244 Total Equity 232, , ,478 Total Liabilities and Equity $ 418,891 $ 414,103 $ 409,600 See accompanying notes to unaudited interim period consolidated financial statements.
8 CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EARNINGS AND RETAINED EARNINGS 13 Weeks 13 Weeks 39 Weeks 39 Weeks Ended Ended Ended Ended October 30 October 25 October 30 October (unaudited, $ in thousands) (Restated Note 1) (Restated Note 1) SALES $ 196,989 $ 193,998 $ 578,836 $ 565,770 Cost of sales, selling and administrative expenses (175,824) (173,412) (523,744) (513,966) Net earnings before amortization, interest and income taxes 21,165 20,586 55,092 51,804 Amortization (5,938) (5,608) (17,840) (16,813) 15,227 14,978 37,252 34,991 Interest (1,344) (1,591) (4,363) (4,761) 13,883 13,387 32,889 30,230 Provision for income taxes (Note 3) (2,890) (2,739) (6,188) (5,114) NET EARNINGS FOR THE PERIOD 10,993 10,648 26,701 25,116 Retained earnings, beginning of period as previously reported 62,874 60,057 61,679 52,165 Impact of implementing new accounting standards (Note 1) (857) (1,144) as restated 73,867 69,848 88,380 76,137 Distributions (7,257) (6,289) (21,770) (12,578) RETAINED EARNINGS, END OF PERIOD $ 66,610 $ 63,559 $ 66,610 $ 63,559 NET EARNINGS PER UNIT Basic $ 0.69 $ 0.67 $ 1.68 $ 1.58 Diluted $ 0.68 $ 0.66 $ 1.66 $ 1.56 Weighted Average Number of Units Outstanding (000's) Basic 15,919 15,942 15,912 15,943 Diluted 16,126 16,126 16,126 16,126 See accompanying notes to unaudited interim period consolidated financial statements.
9 CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS 13 Weeks 13 Weeks 39 Weeks 39 Weeks Ended Ended Ended Ended October 30 October 25 October 30 October (unaudited, $ in thousands) (Restated Note 1) (Restated Note 1) CASH PROVIDED BY (USED IN) Operating Activities Net earnings for the period $ 10,993 $ 10,648 $ 26,701 $ 25,116 Non-cash items Amortization 5,938 5,608 17,840 16,813 Future income taxes 1,053 1, Amortization of deferred financing costs (Gain)loss on disposal of property and equipment 736 (1,830) 745 (2,001) Cash flow from operations 18,767 15,858 45,668 40,739 Change in other non-cash items (13,246) (6,640) (16,281) (12,385) Operating activities 5,521 9,218 29,387 28,354 Investing Activities Purchase of property and equipment (6,623) (11,306) (17,310) (21,501) Proceeds from disposal of property and equipment 175 2, ,836 Investing activities (6,448) (8,665) (16,697) (18,665) Financing Activities Change in bank advances and short-term notes 8,793 7,110 8,790 9,445 Net purchase of units for unit purchase loan plan 114 (686) (639) (743) Repayment of long-term debt (1,578) (176) (1,944) (510) Distributions (7,257) (6,289) (21,770) (18,867) Financing activities 72 (41) (15,563) (10,675) NET CHANGE IN CASH (855) 512 (2,873) (986) Cash, beginning of period 14,609 8,953 16,627 10,451 CASH, END OF PERIOD $ 13,754 $ 9,465 $ 13,754 $ 9,465 Supplemental disclosure of cash paid for: Interest expense $ 317 $ 362 $ 3,253 $ 3,646 Income taxes 1, ,969 3,276 See accompanying notes to unaudited interim period consolidated financial statements.
10 North West Company Fund 2004 Third Quarter Report NOTES TO THE UNAUDITED INTERIM PERIOD CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 1. Accounting Presentations and Disclosures The unaudited interim period consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). These interim financial statements follow the same accounting policies and their methods of application as the 2003 annual financial statements, except as described below. Not all disclosures required by generally accepted accounting principles for annual financial statements are presented, and accordingly, the interim financial statements should be read in conjunction with the 2003 Annual Report. Effective February 1, 2004, the Company implemented the following new accounting standards issued by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA): Hedging Relationships Accounting Guideline 13 "Hedging Relationships" (AcG 13), addresses the identification, designation, documentation and effectiveness of hedging transactions for the purposes of applying hedge accounting. It also establishes conditions for applying or discontinuing hedge accounting. Under the new guideline, the Company is required to document its hedging transactions and explicitly demonstrate that the hedges are sufficiently effective in order to continue accrual accounting for positions hedged with derivatives. The adoption of AcG 13 had no impact on the Company's financial position or results of operations. Asset Retirement Obligations Section 3110, "Asset Retirement Obligations" (CICA 3110), provides guidance for the recognition, measurement and disclosure of liabilities for asset retirement obligations and the associated asset retirement costs. A liability associated with the retirement of long-lived assets is recorded in the period in which the legal obligation is incurred at its estimated fair value and a corresponding asset is capitalized as part of the related asset and depreciated over its useful life. Subsequent to the initial measurement of the asset retirement obligation, the obligation is adjusted to reflect the passage of time and changes in the estimated future costs underlying the obligation. Accordingly, the Company has recognized a discounted liability associated with obligations arising from the operation of gasoline dispensing units and specific provisions in certain lease agreements regarding the exiting of leased properties at the end of the respective lease terms. This standard was implemented retroactively with restatement of the prior year's consolidated financial statements. The cumulative effect of implementation was a decrease to opening retained earnings for 2003 of $287,000 (net of future income taxes recoverable of $163,000), an increase in fixed assets of $587,000, an increase in other liabilities of $1,030,000 and an increase in the cumulative translation adjustment of $7,000. The impact on net earnings for each of 2003 and 2004 was not material. Accounting by a Customer (Including a Reseller) for Certain Consideration Received from a Vendor (EIC Abstract 144) EIC 144, provides guidance on accounting for cash consideration received from a vendor. EIC 144 requires a customer to record cash consideration received from a vendor as a reduction in the price of the vendor's products and reflect it as a reduction of cost of goods sold and related inventory when recognized in the income statement and balance sheet. Certain exceptions apply if the cash consideration received is a payment for assets or services delivered to the vendor or for reimbursement of selling costs incurred to promote the vendor's products. EIC 144 must be applied retroactively to all financial statements for annual and interim periods ending after August 15, Accordingly, in the third quarter of 2004, the Company has implemented EIC 144 retroactively with restatement of the consolidated financial statements. The Company receives allowances from certain of its merchandise vendors which it records as a reduction of cost of goods sold. EIC 144 has changed the timing of recognition of some vendor allowances. As a result of the retroactive application of EIC 144, the Company recorded a decrease to opening retained earnings for 2003 of $857,000 (net of current future income taxes recoverable of $485,000), a decrease to inventory of $1,318,000 and an increase of $24,000 to the cumulative currency translation adjustment. The impact on net earnings for each of 2003 and 2004 was not material.
11 North West Company Fund 2004 Third Quarter Report NOTES TO THE UNAUDITED INTERIM PERIOD CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2. Unit Purchase Loan Plan Loans issued to officers to purchase units under the unit purchase loan plan are treated as a reduction of equity. These loans are non-interest bearing and repayable from the after tax distributions or if the officer sells the units or leaves the Company. The loans are secured by a pledge of 222,069 units of the Company with a quoted value at October 30, 2004 of $5,907,000. Loans receivable at October 30, 2004 of $4,289,000 are recorded as a reduction of equity. The loans have a term of five years. The maximum value of the loans under the plan will not exceed $7,500, Income Taxes Certain interest amounts deducted by The North West Company Inc. are included as taxable income to unitholders of North West Company Fund upon distribution. The income tax benefit of loss carryforwards to the Company has been recorded in these financial statements as a future income tax asset. 4. Employee Future Benefits The Company's expense for employee future benefits is included in cost of sales, selling and administrative expenses. The expense for defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans for the thirteen weeks ended October 30, 2004 is $458,000 ( $416,000) and for the thirty nine weeks ended October 30, 2004 $1,374,000 ( $1,248,000). The Company maintains an employee savings plan for substantially all of its U.S. employees and recorded an expense for the thirteen weeks ended October 30, 2004 of US$41,000 ( US$35,000) and for the thirty nine weeks ended October 30, 2004 US$115,000 ( US$111,000). 5. Segmented Information ($ in thousands) The Company operates predominantly within the retail industry in northern Canada and Alaska. The following information is presented for the two business segments: Sales 13 Weeks 13 Weeks 39 Weeks 39 Weeks Ended Ended Ended Ended October 30 October 25 October 30 October Canada $ 154,851 $ 150,141 $ 455,636 $ 439,605 Alaska 42,138 43, , ,165 Total $ 196,989 $ 193,998 $ 578,836 $ 565,770 Net earnings before amortization, interest and income taxes Canada $ 16,365 $ 14,481 $ 43,130 $ 39,770 Alaska 4,800 6,105 11,962 12,034 Total $ 21,165 $ 20,586 $ 55,092 $ 51,804 Net earnings before interest and income taxes Canada $ 11,394 $ 9,857 $ 28,279 $ 26,002 Alaska 3,833 5,121 8,973 8,989 Total $ 15,227 $ 14,978 $ 37,252 $ 34,991 Identifiable Assets Canada $ 298,047 $ 296,272 $ 298,047 $ 296,272 Alaska 63,589 68,215 63,589 68,215 Total $ 361,636 $ 364,487 $ 361,636 $ 364, Comparative Amounts The comparative amounts have been reclassified to conform with the current year's presentation.
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