Sales plummet at Elizabeth Arden, Goldman Sachs on board to help

|About: Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (RDEN)|By:, SA News Editor

Elizabeth Arden (RDEN) reports sales in North America fell 23% to $121.9M in FQ3. A decrease in fragrance launches was a factor.

Gross profit rate fell 520 bps to 42.5% during the period.

The company says it has engaged Goldman Sachs to help it explore strategic alternatives.

Shares of RDEN are halted until 4:30 EST.