West Marine today reported higher third-quarter revenue, but lower profits and said comparable-store sales rose less than 1 percent.
West Marine is the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, with nearly 300 company-operated stores in 38 states, Puerto Rico and Canada and five franchised stores in Turkey.
West Marine said the grand opening of its new store in Mystic, Conn., will begin at 8 a.m. on Nov. 14 and continue through Nov. 16.
West Marine announced the winners of its annual Very Important Vendor Awards at the Company’s Watsonville (Calif.) Support Center.
West Marine said its next New Product Review Day will be held Sept. 26 at the retailer’s Watsonville, Calif.-based support center at 500 Westridge Drive.
Revenue at West Marine dropped slightly, compared with last year, to $236.5 million, and comparable-store sales decreased by 0.7 percent in the second quarter, prompting the company to lower its 2014 guidance.
West Marine said Derric Raymond of Kissimmee, Fla., is the winner of its 2014 Deck Out Dad photo contest.
West Marine said it will hold the grand opening of its new flagship store in Sausalito, Calif., from July 31 to Aug. 3.
West Marine will celebrate the grand opening next week of its new flagship store in Braintree, Mass.
West Marine named 11 organizations as recipients of its annual Marine Conservation Grants.
West Marine is looking for a father in need of a waterlife makeover.