World’s Largest E-Commerce B2C Vaporizer Company
October '17 Sales of C$1.3m Representing a 174% Year-On-Year Increase
Message: Namaste Announces Record Monthly Sales of CAD$1.108M
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 07, 2017 - Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N)(FRANKFURT:M5BQ)(OTCMKTS:NXTTF) is pleased to announce that it has achieved record monthly sales and traffic for the month of May. The total unaudited sales amount for May is CAD$1.108 million representing a 4.7% increase in sales from April.
The table below depicts at a high level gross revenues including traffic and conversion rates for Namaste sites. Note that ‘Namaste’ from the table below represents all sites which operate under the ‘Namaste Vapes’ brand. This table does not include revenue generated from wholesale, drop shipping or other sales channels.
Total net sales as reported by the Company (including shipping revenues and after discounts and refunds) were CAD$1,108,034 in May 2017, as compared to CAD$1,058,192 in April 2017, representing a 4.7% increase.
Below are gross sales of the major sites operated by the Company. Not included are drop-ship sales, Distribution Goods, channel sales and direct sales. These represent approximately 9.9% of total revenues. Revenues below are excluding shipping revenues and before discounts and refunds. Effective May 7, 2017 VaporSeller is integrated with NamasteVapes.
Select operating data May 2017 in $CADTraffic Conversion Orders Basket Price Gross Revenues Namaste 109,677 1.72 % 1,883 $ 235 $ 442,930 Australian Vaporizers 47,472 4.03 % 1,911 $ 193 $ 368,003 EDIT 248,248 0.75 % 1,867 $ 88 $ 163,840 GreenVapes 3,394 1.86 % 63 $ 302 $ 19,039 Total 411,821 1.40 % 5,772 $ 173 $ 996,711
Further analysis of the e-commerce sites shows that the percentage of recurring traffic of the larger sites has increased and is currently between 28% and 37% of total traffic depending on the site. In addition, recurring revenues represent more than 50% of total revenues which points at an increased average basket price for recurring customers. Furthermore the conversion ratio of recurring traffic is much higher than the conversion of new visitors. The conversion of new visitors to the Namaste Vapes sites was 1.01% and for recurring visitors it was 2.99% in May. The conversion of new visitors to the EDIT sites was 0.52% and for recurring visitors it was 1.33% in May.
The Company made good progress with its wholesale division Distribution Goods. Revenues in May increased with 8.9% to C$72,324 compared with the previous month. Distribution Goods was the fastest growing division after Australian Vaporizers, which reported a 15% increase in sales in May compared with April.
Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste comments: “We are very pleased with the results of May sales. The integration of Australian Vaporizers has gone well thanks to our management team and we are expecting continued growth along with reduction of operating expenses going forward into this quarter.”
About Namaste Technologies Inc.
Namaste Technologies Inc. is an emerging leader in vaporizer and accessories space. Namaste has 26 ecommerce retail stores in 20 countries, offers the largest range of brand name vaporizers products on the market and is actively manufacturing and launching multiple unique proprietary products for retail and wholesale distribution. The Company is currently focused on expanding its product offering, acquisitions and strategic partnerships, and entering new markets globally.
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