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web gross sales within the first fiscal quarter of 2021 had been $451.1 million, a lower of 0.6%, as in comparison with the prior 12 months interval. Excluding a $16.6 million optimistic impression from the Cremo acquisition, $26.8 million damaging impression from the sale of the Toddler and Pet Care enterprise, and a $7.3 million favorable impression from foreign money translation, natural web gross sales had been flat, pushed by progress in Moist Ones, Males’s Grooming, Girls’s Methods and Personal Label, offset by declines in Solar Care and Female Care. Whereas Covid-19 continued to negatively impression the Moist Shave and Solar Care classes, the impression was partly mitigated by unanticipated greater demand in a number of Worldwide markets forward of recent, extra stringent Covid-19 associated lockdowns.
Female Care web gross sales decreased $6.1 million, or 8.1%, as in comparison with the prior 12 months interval. The decline in web gross sales was largely pushed by total class declines, on-going aggressive strain and the damaging impact of distribution losses, most notably at Walmart. Female Care phase revenue decreased $4.3 million, or 32.8% as in comparison with the prior 12 months interval, pushed by decrease gross margin, reflecting decrease volumes.