Future retail reported Rs 8 crore loss

Company has revealed the third quarter results

Future Retail Ltd   reported net loss at Rs 8 crore for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.  The company registered the net profit of Rs 66 crore in the same quarter last year.

The financial numbers are not comparable with September 2012 quarter due to the demerger of the company’s lifestyle fashion businesses that included Central, Brand Factory, Pantaloons, among others, the company said in a statement.

During the quarter, Future Retail’s net sales stood at Rs 2,263 crore, the company said in a BSE filing. Net sales in the same period last year were at Rs 3,021 crore.

Future Retail demerged its fashion business in November 2012 and formed a new company called Future Lifestyle Fashions (FLFL). FLFL has a portfolio of over two dozen fashion and lifestyle brands.