Deckers’ net income climbed by 30.0 percent to $10,599,000 in the 3rd quarter ended Sept. 30, on operating income that increased by 24 percent to $17.3 million. The gross margin grew by 320 basis points to 45.2 percent. Sales were up by 19 percent to $82.3 million. Sales outside of the USA were off by 1.7 percent to $9.0 million, while domestic turnover increased by 22 percent to $73.3 million. Turnover from the UGG brand rose by 18 percent to $67.9 million, driven by its core styles and by the success of its Fall line. Sales of Teva shoes grew by 3 percent to $10.0 million in a traditionally slow quarter, and were driven by strong sales of existing styles as well as a positive reaction to the brand’s small, new offering of closed-toe sandals. Turnover from the Simple brand jumped by 109 percent to $4.4 million, with core sandal and sneaker product lines fueling the growth. Consumer-direct sales increased by 73 percent to $5.8 million. For the full year, Deckers is calling for revenues of $272-278 million and earnings of $34.5-34.8 million.