LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL S.A. MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (form 10-Q)


This Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q accommodates “forward-looking statements” inside
the which means of the Personal Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Ahead-looking statements are based mostly on beliefs of our administration as of the
submitting date of this Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q. These forward-looking
statements embody, amongst different issues, statements associated to:

•Our technique for development, future revenues, earnings, money circulation, makes use of of money and
different measures of economic efficiency, and market place;
•Our enterprise technique and funding priorities in relation to aggressive
choices and evolving client demand tendencies affecting our merchandise and
markets, worldwide financial and capital market circumstances, fluctuations in
foreign money alternate charges, and present and future normal regional financial
circumstances for fiscal yr 2023 and past;
•The scope, nature or influence of acquisition, strategic alliance, and divestiture
actions and restructuring of our organizational construction;
•Our expectations relating to the success of our strategic acquisitions, together with
integration of acquired operations, merchandise, expertise, inner controls,
personnel and administration groups;
•Our expectations relating to our efficient tax charge, future tax advantages, tax
settlements, the adequacy of our provisions for unsure tax positions;
•Our expectations relating to our potential indemnification obligations, and the
consequence of pending or future authorized proceedings and tax audits;
•Our enterprise and product plans and growth and product innovation and their
influence on future working outcomes and anticipated working prices for fiscal
yr 2023 and past;
•Alternatives for development and our means to execute on and benefit from
them, market alternatives, and marking initiatives and technique and our
expectations relating to the success thereof;
•Potential tariffs, their results and our means to mitigate their results;
•Capital investments and analysis and growth;
•Our expectations relating to our share repurchase and dividend packages;
•The sufficiency of our money and money equivalents, money generated from
operations, and out there borrowings beneath our financial institution strains of credit score to fund
capital expenditures and dealing capital wants;
•The results of environmental and different legal guidelines and rules in the United
States and different international locations through which we function; and
•The influence of world and regional occasions, such because the coronavirus ("COVID-19")
pandemic, inflation and the struggle in Ukraine, and any related financial downturn
and impacts to our enterprise and future working and monetary efficiency.

Ahead-looking statements additionally embody, amongst others, these statements
together with the phrases "anticipate," "consider," "might," "estimate," "count on,"
"forecast," "intend," "could," "plan," "venture," "predict," "ought to," "will," and
related language. These statements replicate our views and assumptions as of the
date of this Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q. All forward-looking statements
contain dangers and uncertainties that might trigger our precise efficiency to
differ materially from these anticipated within the forward-looking statements
relying on a wide range of components. Vital info as to those components can
be discovered on this Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q beneath the headings of
"Administration's Dialogue and Evaluation of Monetary Situation and Outcomes of
Operations," "Overview of our Firm," "Crucial Accounting Estimates," and
"Liquidity and Capital Assets," amongst others. Components that may trigger or
contribute to such variations embody, however usually are not restricted to, these mentioned
beneath Half II, Merchandise 1A "Danger Components" in addition to elsewhere on this Quarterly
Report on Kind 10-Q and in our different filings with the U.S. Securities and
Trade Fee, or "SEC." You're cautioned to not place undue reliance on
the forward-looking statements, which communicate solely as of the date of this
Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q. We undertake no obligation to publicly launch
any revisions to the forward-looking statements or replicate occasions or
circumstances after the date of this doc.

You must learn the next dialogue at the side of the interim
unaudited condensed consolidated monetary statements and associated notes.

Overview of Our Firm

Logitech is a world chief in designing, manufacturing and advertising and marketing merchandise
that assist join folks to digital and cloud experiences. Forty years in the past,
Logitech created merchandise to enhance experiences across the

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private pc ("PC") platform, and immediately it's a multi-brand, multi-category
firm designing merchandise that allow folks to pursue their passions and
connect with the world. Logitech's merchandise align with a number of giant secular
tendencies together with work and be taught from wherever, video in all places, the rising
reputation of gaming as a spectator and participant sport, and the
democratization of content material creation. Logitech's manufacturers embody Logitech,
Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Streamlabs, Blue Microphones, and Final Ears. Our
Firm's web site is www.logitech.com.

Our merchandise take part primarily in 4 giant market alternatives:
Creativity & Productiveness, Gaming, Video Collaboration and Music. We promote our
merchandise to a broad community of home and worldwide prospects, together with
direct gross sales to retailers, e-tailers and enterprise prospects and oblique gross sales
by way of distributors. Our worldwide channel community consists of client
electronics distributors, retailers, e-tailers, mass merchandisers, specialty
shops, pc and telecommunications shops, value-added resellers and on-line
retailers. We primarily promote our companies instantly to finish prospects.

Once in a while, we could search to companion with or purchase, when acceptable,
corporations which have merchandise, personnel, and applied sciences that complement our
strategic path. We regularly evaluation our product choices and our
strategic path in gentle of our profitability targets, aggressive
circumstances, altering client tendencies and the evolving nature of the interface
between the patron and the digital world.

Impacts of Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Circumstances on our Enterprise

Through the first quarter of fiscal yr 2023, we had been impacted by opposed
macroeconomic and geopolitical
circumstances. These circumstances embody however usually are not restricted to inflation, overseas
foreign money fluctuations, and decrease client spending. We additionally proceed to be
affected by provide chain challenges, and the struggle in Ukraine has additional
elevated present world provide chain, logistics, and inflationary challenges.
Such world or regional financial and political circumstances adversely have an effect on
demand for our merchandise. These circumstances additionally have an effect on our suppliers,
contract producers, logistics suppliers, and distributors, inflicting will increase
in value of supplies and better transport and transportation charges, and as a
end result impacting the pricing of our merchandise. Value will increase could not
efficiently offset value will increase or could trigger us to lose market share and in
flip adversely influence our outcomes of operations.

For added info, see Half II merchandise 1A "Danger Components," together with beneath
the caption "Adversarial world and regional financial and geopolitical circumstances
can materially adversely have an effect on our enterprise, outcomes of operations and
monetary situation," "We buy key elements and merchandise from a restricted
variety of sources, and our enterprise and working outcomes might be adversely
affected if provide had been delayed or constrained or if there have been shortages of
required elements," "Our principal manufacturing operations and third-party
contract producers are positioned in China and Southeast Asia, which exposes us
to dangers related to doing enterprise in that geographic space in addition to
potential tariffs, opposed tax penalties and stress to maneuver or diversify
our manufacturing areas" and "If we don't precisely forecast market demand
for our merchandise, our enterprise and working outcomes might be adversely
affected."

Impacts of COVID-19 on Our Enterprise

In March 2020, the World Well being Group declared the outbreak of COVID-19
as a pandemic, which continues to unfold all through the world.

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in, and will proceed to end in,
industry-wide world provide chain challenges, together with manufacturing,
transportation and logistics. We buy sure merchandise and key elements
from a restricted variety of sources, and rely upon the provision chain, together with
freight, to obtain elements, transport completed items and ship our
merchandise internationally. Whereas we proactively handle our provide chain, we
count on to proceed to be impacted by larger logistics and part prices,
extended delays, and challenges with part availability. Most just lately,
Shanghai, China, skilled a two-month lockdown starting in late March 2022
attributable to one other outbreak of COVID-19, leading to a lockdown of town,
closures of ports and airports, and disruption of economic actions, additional
constraining our provide chain. If extra lockdowns or related measures are
instituted in Shanghai or Suzhou, the place our manufacturing facility is positioned,
or different locations the place our suppliers and companions are positioned, such measures,
relying on their length, might trigger extra detrimental influence on our
enterprise and outcomes of operations.

It's nonetheless troublesome to foretell the development, the length and all the
results of COVID-19, how restrictions and shelter-at-home tips will
proceed evolving on a worldwide foundation, how client demand, provide chain
challenges, together with stock and logistical results and prices, could change
over time, and the influence on our future gross sales and outcomes of operations. The
full extent of the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on our enterprise and our

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operational and monetary efficiency stays unsure and can rely upon many
components exterior our management. For added info, see "Liquidity and
Capital Assets" beneath and Merchandise 1A "Danger Components," together with beneath the caption
"The total impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be unsure and can't be
predicted, and will adversely have an effect on our enterprise, outcomes of operations and
monetary situation," "If we don't efficiently coordinate the worldwide
manufacturing and distribution of our merchandise, we might lose gross sales" and "We
buy key elements and merchandise from a restricted variety of sources, and our
enterprise and working outcomes might be adversely affected if provide had been
delayed or constrained or if there have been shortages of required elements."

Abstract of Monetary Outcomes

Our complete gross sales for the three months ended June 30, 2022 decreased 12% in contrast
to the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, pushed by decline in gross sales for many
of our product classes, significantly Gaming, PC Webcams and Audio &
Wearables.

Gross sales for the three months ended June 30, 2022 elevated 7% within the Asia Pacific
area, and decreased 19%, and 18% within the EMEA and Americas areas,
respectively, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr.

Gross margin for the three months ended June 30, 2022 decreased by 380 foundation
factors to 39.6% in comparison with 43.4% for a similar interval of the prior fiscal yr,
primarily attributable to larger materials and logistics prices, unfavorable impacts from
modifications in foreign money alternate charges and elevated promotional spending.

Working bills for the three months ended June 30, 2022 had been $344.1 million,
or 29.7% of gross sales, in comparison with $365.8 million, or 27.9% of gross sales, in the identical
interval of the prior fiscal yr.

Web earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2022 was $100.8 million in contrast
to the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr of $186.8 million.

Traits in Our Enterprise

Our merchandise take part primarily in 4 giant multi-category market
alternatives, together with Creativity & Productiveness, Gaming, Video Collaboration
and Music. The next dialogue represents key tendencies particular to our market
alternatives.

Traits Particular to Our Market Alternatives

Creativity & Productiveness: Previously few years, mice and keyboard shipments
have been sturdy attributable to work-from-home, learn-from-home and hybrid work tendencies
in addition to elevated PC shipments. We consider that modern PC peripherals,
akin to our mice and keyboards, can renew the PC utilization expertise and assist
enhance the productiveness and engagement of distant work and studying, thus
offering development alternatives. Hybrid work tradition can be drastically increasing
the variety of new workspaces to which we will connect our PC peripherals.
Growing adoption of varied cloud-based purposes has led to a number of
distinctive client use circumstances, which we're addressing with our modern product
portfolio and a deep understanding of our buyer base. The recognition of
streaming coupled with work-from-home tendencies, present development alternatives for
our webcam merchandise in addition to different merchandise in our portfolio. Smaller cellular
computing gadgets, akin to tablets, have created new markets and utilization fashions
for peripherals and equipment. We provide a variety of merchandise to boost the
use of cellular gadgets, together with a combo backlit keyboard case with trackpad for
the iPad.

Gaming: Regardless of current declines within the gaming market, PC gaming and console
gaming platforms have sturdy long-term structural development alternatives pushed
largely by the recognition of social gaming by way of on-line gaming, multi-platform
experiences, and esports. We count on gaming will more and more grow to be one of many
largest participant and spectator sports activities on this planet. We consider Logitech is
effectively positioned to learn from total gaming market development. As well as, our
acquisition of Streamlabs gives a strong platform to ship recurring
companies and subscriptions to players and streamers.

Video Collaboration: The long-term structural development alternatives within the video
collaboration market proceed to be sturdy as business and client adoption
of video has seen substantial development because the begin of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video conferences proceed to be a chance as corporations need lower-cost,
cloud-based options that may present their workers with the power to work
from wherever. We're persevering with our efforts to create and promote modern
merchandise to accommodate the rising demand from residence places of work and small-size
assembly rooms, akin to huddle rooms, to medium and large-sized assembly rooms. We
will proceed to put money into the
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growth of choose business-specific merchandise (each {hardware} and software program),
focused product advertising and marketing and gross sales channel growth. The digitization of
studying and hybrid studying environments have additionally created demand and development
alternatives within the training market.

Music: Customers are optimizing their audio experiences on their tablets and
smartphones with a wide range of music peripherals together with wi-fi cellular
audio system and in-ear and different headphones. Nevertheless, the cellular speaker market has
matured and the mixing of non-public voice assistants has elevated
competitors within the speaker class. As well as, the retail footprint has
decreased considerably as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. These components have led to
a decline in our Cell Audio system class gross sales up to now few years. Within the
wi-fi headphone {industry}, the most important development in recent times has been in true
wi-fi headphones whereas conventional wi-fi headphones have declined
considerably. We'll proceed creating actually wi-fi audio merchandise as
development on this class of the wi-fi audio market continues to be sturdy.

Enterprise Seasonality and Product Introductions

Now we have traditionally skilled larger gross sales in our third fiscal quarter ending
December 31, in comparison with different fiscal quarters in our fiscal yr, primarily due
to the elevated client demand for our merchandise in the course of the year-end vacation
shopping for season and year-end spending by enterprises. Moreover, new product
introductions and enterprise acquisitions can considerably influence gross sales, product
prices and working bills. Product introductions may influence our gross sales to
distribution channels as these channels are full of new product stock
following a product introduction, and sometimes channel stock of an earlier
mannequin product declines as the following associated main product launch approaches.
Gross sales may also be affected when customers and distributors anticipate a product
introduction or modifications in enterprise circumstances. Nevertheless, neither historic
seasonal patterns nor historic patterns of product introductions needs to be
thought of dependable indicators of our future sample of product introductions,
future gross sales or monetary efficiency. Moreover, money circulation is correspondingly
decrease within the first half of our fiscal yr as we sometimes construct inventories in
advance for the third quarter and we pay an annual dividend following our Annual
Basic Assembly, which is often in September.

Capitalization and amortization of analysis and growth bills within the U.S.

Pursuant to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, analysis and growth bills
are required to be capitalized and amortized over 5 years for U.S. tax
functions if the analysis and growth actions are carried out in the United
States, efficient for tax yr starting after December 31, 2021. Absent a
change in laws, the supply is efficient for us starting in fiscal
yr 2023 which delays the deductibility of analysis and growth bills.
In consequence, money tax funds in the US have typically elevated
starting in fiscal yr 2023 in comparison with prior years.

Crucial Accounting Estimates

The preparation of economic statements and associated disclosures in conformity
with U.S. GAAP requires us to make assumptions, judgments, and estimates, that
have an effect on reported quantities of belongings, liabilities, gross sales and bills, and the
disclosure of contingent belongings and liabilities.

We base our assumptions, judgments and estimates on historic expertise and
numerous different components that we consider to be affordable beneath the circumstances.
Precise outcomes might differ materially from these estimates beneath totally different
assumptions or circumstances. Regularly, we consider our assumptions,
judgments and estimates. We additionally focus on our vital accounting insurance policies and
estimates with the Audit Committee of the Board of Administrators.

We consider that the assumptions, judgments and estimates concerned within the
accounting for accruals for buyer incentives and associated breakage when
acceptable, accrued gross sales return legal responsibility, stock valuation, unsure tax
positions, and enterprise acquisitions have the best potential influence on our
condensed consolidated monetary statements. These areas are key elements of
our outcomes of operations and are based mostly on advanced guidelines requiring us to make
judgments and estimates and consequently, we contemplate these to be our vital
accounting insurance policies. Traditionally, our assumptions, judgments and estimates
relative to our vital accounting insurance policies haven't differed materially from
precise outcomes.

There have been no materials modifications in our vital accounting estimates throughout
the three months ended June 30, 2022 in contrast with the vital accounting
estimates disclosed in Administration's Dialogue and Evaluation of Monetary
Situation and Outcomes of Operations included in our Annual Report on Kind 10-Ok
for the fiscal yr ended March 31, 2022.

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Adoption of New Accounting Pronouncements

Seek advice from Be aware 1 to the condensed consolidated monetary statements included in
this Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q for current accounting pronouncements adopted.

Fixed Foreign money

We discuss with our internet gross sales development charges excluding the influence of foreign money alternate
charge fluctuations as "fixed foreign money" gross sales development charges. Proportion of
fixed foreign money gross sales development is calculated by translating prior interval gross sales
in every native foreign money on the present interval's common alternate charge for that
foreign money and evaluating that to present interval gross sales.

Given our world gross sales presence and the reporting of our monetary ends in
U.S. {Dollars}, our monetary outcomes might be affected by important shifts in
foreign money alternate charges. See "Outcomes of Operations" for info on the
impact of foreign money alternate outcomes on our gross sales. If the U.S. Greenback appreciates
or depreciates compared to different currencies in future intervals, this may
have an effect on our outcomes of operations in future intervals as effectively.

References to Gross sales

The time period "gross sales" means internet gross sales, besides as in any other case specified and the gross sales
development dialogue and gross sales development charge percentages are in U.S. {Dollars}, besides
as in any other case specified.

Outcomes of Operations

Web Gross sales

Our gross sales within the three months ended June 30, 2022, decreased 12% in comparison with the
identical interval of the prior fiscal yr. The lower in gross sales for the three month
interval was primarily pushed by a decline in gross sales for many of our product
classes, significantly Gaming, PC Webcams and Audio & Wearables. Our gross sales for
the three month intervals had been negatively impacted from decrease demand, larger
promotions and unfavorable modifications in foreign money alternate charges. If foreign money
alternate charges had been fixed within the three months ended June 30, 2022 and
2021, our fixed greenback gross sales discount charge would have been 9% for the three
months ended June 30, 2022.

Gross sales Denominated in Different Currencies

Though our monetary outcomes are reported in U.S. {Dollars}, a portion of our
gross sales was generated in currencies aside from the U.S. Greenback, such because the Euro,
Chinese language Renminbi, Japanese Yen, Australian Greenback, Canadian Greenback, Pound
Sterling and New Taiwan Greenback. Through the three months ended June 30, 2022,
roughly 51% of our gross sales had been denominated in currencies aside from the
U.S. Greenback.

Gross sales by Area

The next desk presents the change in gross sales by area for the three months
ended June 30, 2022, in contrast with the three months ended June 30, 2021:

                   Gross sales Development Charge       Fixed Greenback
                                          Gross sales Development Charge

Americas                       (18) %                             (18) %
EMEA                           (19) %                             (12) %
Asia Pacific                     7  %                              11  %



Americas:

The lower in gross sales within the Americas area for the three month interval
introduced above was primarily pushed by a lower in gross sales of Gaming, Audio &
Wearables and PC Webcams.

EMEA:

The lower in gross sales in our EMEA area for the three month interval was
primarily pushed by the lower in gross sales of a lot of the product classes,
partially offset by a rise in gross sales in Video Collaboration.

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Asia Pacific:

The rise in gross sales in our Asia Pacific area for the three month interval
introduced above was primarily pushed by a rise in gross sales of Gaming,
partially offset by a lower in gross sales in Video Collaboration and PC Webcams.

Gross sales by Product Classes

Gross sales by product classes for the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021
had been as follows ({Dollars} in hundreds):

                                            Three Months Ended
                                                 June 30,
                                    2022             2021          Change
Pointing Gadgets                $   183,283      $   182,878          -  %
Keyboards & Combos                  227,720          218,357          4
PC Webcams                           59,386          109,918        (46)
Pill & Different Equipment           66,585           79,272        (16)
Gaming (1)                          282,806          335,397        (16)
Video Collaboration                 246,242          234,885          5
Cell Audio system                      22,310           28,484        (22)
Audio & Wearables                    69,446          116,607        (40)
Different (2)                             2,087            6,260        (67)

Whole Gross sales                     $ 1,159,865      $ 1,312,058        (12) %

(1) Gaming consists of streaming companies income generated by Streamlabs.
(2) Different consists of Good House.

Creativity & Productiveness Market:

Pointing Gadgets

Our Pointing Gadgets class contains PC- and Mac-related mice together with
trackballs, touchpads and presentation instruments.

Pointing Gadgets gross sales remained flat for the three months ended June 30, 2022,
in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr.

Keyboards & Combos

Our Keyboards & Combos class contains PC keyboards, keyboard/mice combo
merchandise, and front room keyboards.

Gross sales of Keyboards & Combos elevated 4% for the three months ended June 30,
2022, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily pushed by
the rise in gross sales of our cordless PC keyboards.

PC Webcams

Our PC Webcams class contains PC-based webcams focused primarily at
customers, together with streaming cameras.

Gross sales of PC Webcams decreased 46% for the three months ended June 30, 2022,
in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily pushed by the
lower in gross sales of our HD Professional Webcam C920, 1080p Professional Stream Webcam, Webcam
C260 and Streamcam.

Pill & Different Equipment

Our Pill & Different Equipment class primarily contains keyboards for
tablets.

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Gross sales of Pill & Different Equipment merchandise decreased 16% for the three months
ended June 30, 2022, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr,
primarily pushed by the lower in gross sales of most of our merchandise, partially
offset by will increase in gross sales of our Rugged Combo 3 Contact and Combo Contact for
iPad Air.

Gaming market:

Gaming

Our Gaming class contains gaming mice, keyboards, headsets, gamepads,
steering wheels, simulation controllers, console gaming headsets, console gaming
controllers, and Streamlabs companies.

Gross sales of Gaming decreased 16% for the three months ended June 30, 2022, in contrast
to the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily pushed by the lower in
gross sales our gaming mice, console gaming headsets, and gaming keyboards.

Video Collaboration market:

Video Collaboration

Our Video Collaboration class consists of Logitech's convention room cameras,
which mix inexpensive enterprise-quality audio and excessive definition 4K video
to carry video conferencing to companies of any dimension, in addition to webcams and
headsets that flip any desktop into an immediate collaboration area.

Gross sales of Video Collaboration merchandise elevated 5% for the three months ended
June 30, 2022, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily
attributable to a rise in gross sales of convention room cameras and headsets, partially
offset by a decline in gross sales of webcams.

Music market:

Cell Audio system

Our Cell Audio system class is made up solely of Bluetooth wi-fi audio system.

Gross sales of Cell Audio system decreased 22% for the three months ended June 30, 2022,
in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr primarily attributable to a lower
in gross sales of most of our Cell speaker sub-categories, partially offset by an
improve in gross sales of our Hyperboom cellular audio system.

Audio & Wearables

Our Audio & Wearables class contains PC audio system, PC headsets, in-ear
headphones, premium wi-fi audio wearables and studio-quality Blue Microphones
for professionals and customers.

Gross sales of Audio & Wearables decreased 40% for the three months ended June 30,
2022, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily attributable to a
lower in gross sales of our Blue Microphone merchandise and cordless and cordless
headsets.

Gross Revenue

Gross revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021 was as follows
({Dollars} in hundreds):

                               Three Months Ended
                                    June 30,
                       2022              2021          Change
Web gross sales         $ 1,159,865       $ 1,312,058         (12) %

Gross revenue      $   459,603       $   568,926         (19) %
Gross margin             39.6  %           43.4  %


Gross revenue consists of gross sales, much less value of products offered (which incorporates
supplies, direct labor and associated overhead prices, prices of producing
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distribution prices, guarantee prices, buyer help prices, transport and
dealing with prices, exterior processing prices and write-down of inventories), and
amortization of intangible belongings.

Gross margin decreased by 380 foundation factors to 39.6% for the three months ended
June 30, 2022, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr. Our gross
margin declined attributable to larger materials and logistics prices, unfavorable impacts
from modifications in foreign money alternate charges, and elevated promotional spending.

Working Bills

Working bills for the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021 had been as
follows ({Dollars} in hundreds):

                                                                                      Three Months Ended
                                                                                           June 30,
                                                                                    2022               2021
Advertising and marketing and promoting                                                           $ 229,378          $ 252,314
% of gross sales                                                                           19.8  %            19.2  %
Analysis and growth                                                           75,517             69,246
% of gross sales                                                                            6.5  %             5.3  %
Basic and administrative                                                         35,860             40,542
% of gross sales                                                                            3.1  %             3.1  %
Amortization of intangible belongings and acquisition-related prices                     3,369              5,217
% of gross sales                                                                            0.3  %             0.4  %

Change in honest worth of contingent consideration for enterprise acquisition

             -             (1,474)
% of gross sales                                                                              -  %            (0.1) %

Whole working bills                                                        $ 344,124          $ 365,845
% of gross sales                                                                           29.7  %            27.9  %


The lower in complete working bills in the course of the three months ended June 30,
2022, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, had been primarily attributable to
decreases in advertising and marketing and promoting bills and normal and administrative
bills, partially offset by a rise in analysis and growth bills.

Advertising and marketing and Promoting

Advertising and marketing and promoting bills include personnel and associated overhead prices,
company and product advertising and marketing, promotions, promoting, commerce reveals, technical
help for buyer experiences and services prices.

Through the three months ended June 30, 2022, advertising and marketing and promoting bills
decreased $22.9 million, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr,
primarily pushed by decrease third-party advertising and marketing and promoting spend, partially
offset by will increase in personnel-related prices attributable to elevated headcount to
help enterprise development.

Analysis and Improvement

Analysis and growth bills include personnel and associated overhead
prices for contractors and out of doors consultants, provides and supplies, tools
depreciation and services prices, all related to the design and
growth of latest merchandise and enhancements of present merchandise.

Through the three months ended June 30, 2022, analysis and growth bills
elevated $6.3 million, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr,
primarily pushed by larger personnel-related prices attributable to elevated headcount to
help our funding in innovation.

Basic and Administrative

Basic and administrative bills consist primarily of personnel and associated
overhead, info expertise, and services prices for the infrastructure
features akin to finance, info methods, executives, human sources and
authorized.

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Through the three months ended June 30, 2022, normal and administrative bills
decreased $4.7 million, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr,
primarily pushed by decrease personnel-related prices.

Amortization of Intangible Property and Acquisition-Associated Prices

Amortization of intangible belongings consists of amortization of acquired
intangible belongings, together with buyer relationships and logos and commerce
names. Acquisition-related prices embody authorized bills, due diligence prices,
and different skilled prices incurred for enterprise acquisitions.

Through the three months ended June 30, 2022, amortization of intangible belongings
and acquisition-related prices decreased $1.8 million, in comparison with the identical
interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily attributable to sure acquired intangible
belongings turning into absolutely amortized and the write-off of Jaybird intangible belongings
within the third quarter of fiscal yr 2022.

Curiosity Earnings

Curiosity earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021 was as follows
(in hundreds):

                                                Three Months Ended
                                                     June 30,
                                                 2022             2021
                     Curiosity Earnings      $     1,449            $ 316


We put money into extremely liquid devices with an unique maturity of three months
or much less on the date of buy, that are labeled as money equivalents.
Through the three months ended June 30, 2022 curiosity earnings elevated $1.1
million, in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily pushed
by the rise in rates of interest.

Different Earnings (Expense), Web

Different earnings (expense), internet for the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021
was as follows ({Dollars} in hundreds):

                                                                                 Three Months Ended
                                                                                      June 30,
                                                                               2022                2021

Funding earnings (expense) associated to the deferred compensation
plan

                                                                      $    (3,386)         $   1,168
Foreign money alternate achieve (loss), internet                                             (2,960)             5,717
Acquire on investments, internet                                                       11,357              1,071
Different                                                                             613                479
Whole                                                                     $     5,624          $   8,435



Funding earnings associated to the deferred compensation plan represents earnings,
features, and losses on marketable securities associated to a deferred compensation
plan provided by one in all our subsidiaries. The lower in funding earnings for
three months ended June 30, 2022 in comparison with the identical interval of the prior fiscal
yr primarily pertains to the change in market efficiency of the underlying
securities.

Foreign money alternate achieve (loss), internet, pertains to balances denominated in
currencies aside from the purposeful foreign money in our subsidiaries, in addition to to
the sale of currencies, and features or losses acknowledged on foreign money alternate
ahead contracts. We don't speculate in foreign money positions, however we're alert
to alternatives to maximise foreign money alternate features and reduce foreign money
alternate losses. The loss for the three months ended June 30, 2022 was primarily
as a result of weakening of the Brazilian Actual, Australian Greenback and Japanese Yen
in opposition to the U.S. Greenback. The achieve for the three months ended June 30, 2021 was
primarily as a result of strengthening of the Brazilian Actual in opposition to the U.S.
Greenback.

Acquire on investments, internet, represents unrealized achieve (loss) from the honest worth
change of funding and achieve (loss) on equity-method investments in the course of the
intervals introduced, as relevant. The achieve for the three months ended June 30,
2022 was primarily as a result of unrealized achieve ensuing from observable value
modifications on fairness investments and not using a readily determinable honest worth and
features on equity-method investments.
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Provision for Earnings Taxes

The availability for earnings taxes and efficient earnings tax charges for the three
months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021 had been as follows ({Dollars} in hundreds):

                                    Three Months Ended
                                         June 30,
                                   2022           2021
Provision for earnings taxes      $ 21,716       $ 24,991
Efficient earnings tax charge           17.7  %        11.8  %



The change within the efficient earnings tax charge for the three months ended June 30,
2022, in comparison with the identical interval ended June 30, 2021 was primarily as a result of
mixture of earnings and losses within the numerous tax jurisdictions through which we function.
There have been discrete tax advantages of $1.4 million and $1.2 million from the
recognition of extra tax advantages in the US and reversal of
unsure tax positions from the expiration of statutes of limitations,
respectively, within the three month interval ended June 30, 2022, in contrast with
$13.7 million and $1.0 million, respectively, within the three month interval ended
June 30, 2021.

As of June 30, 2022 and March 31, 2022, the overall quantity of unrecognized tax
advantages attributable to unsure tax positions was $174.3 million and $176.0 million,
respectively, all of which might have an effect on the efficient earnings tax charge if
acknowledged.

Liquidity and Capital Assets

Money Balances, Out there Borrowings, and Capital Assets

As of June 30, 2022, we had money and money equivalents of $1,106.7 million,
in contrast with $1,328.7 million as of March 31, 2022. Our money and money
equivalents include financial institution demand deposits and short-term time deposits, of
which 62% is held in Switzerland, and 14% had been held in China (together with Hong
Kong), and 10% held in Germany. We don't count on to incur any materials opposed
tax influence apart from what has already been acknowledged, or to be considerably
inhibited by any nation through which we do enterprise from the repatriation of funds
to Switzerland, our residence domicile.

As of June 30, 2022, our working capital was $1,604.8 million, in comparison with
$1,651.8 million as of March 31, 2022. The lower was primarily pushed by
decrease money balances, ensuing from larger share repurchases, and decrease
inventories, partially offset by decreases in accrued liabilities and accounts
payable and a rise in accounts receivable, internet.

We had a number of uncommitted, unsecured financial institution strains of credit score aggregating $185.9
million as of June 30, 2022. There are not any monetary covenants beneath these strains
of credit score with which we should comply. As of June 30, 2022, we had excellent
financial institution ensures of $23.9 million beneath these strains of credit score.

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The next tables current chosen monetary info and statistics as of
and for the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021 ({Dollars} in hundreds):

                                    As of June 30,
                                 2022           2021
Accounts receivable, internet      $ 706,886      $ 545,907
Accounts payable              $ 558,983      $ 709,741
Inventories                   $ 917,356      $ 778,596



                                                                   Three Months Ended
                                                                        June 30,
                                                                 2022              2021
     Days gross sales in accounts receivable ("DSO") (Days) (1)        55                37
     Days accounts payable excellent ("DPO") (Days) (2)        72                86
     Stock turnover ("ITO") (x)(3)                          3.1               3.8



(1) DSO is decided utilizing ending accounts receivable, internet as of probably the most
current quarter-end and gross sales for the latest quarter.

(2) DPO is decided utilizing ending accounts payable as of the latest
quarter-end and price of products offered for the latest quarter.

(3) ITO is decided utilizing ending inventories and annualized value of products offered
(based mostly on the latest quarterly value of products offered).

DSO for the three months ended June 30, 2022 elevated by 18 days to 55 days,
in comparison with 37 days for a similar interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily due
to a relatively larger proportion of gross sales within the final month of the present
quarter.

DPO for the three months ended June 30, 2022 decreased by 14 days, in comparison with
86 days for a similar interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily attributable to decrease
stock purchases than prior yr ensuing from softened demand and decrease
advertising and marketing spend.

ITO for the three months ended June 30, 2022 decreased by 0.7, in comparison with 3.8
for a similar interval of the prior fiscal yr, primarily attributable to decrease demand than
prior yr.

If we're not profitable in launching and phasing in our new merchandise, or market
competitors will increase, or we're not capable of promote the brand new merchandise on the costs
deliberate, it might have a fabric influence on our gross sales, gross revenue margin,
working outcomes together with working money circulation, and stock turnover within the
future.

The next desk summarizes our condensed consolidated statements of money
flows ({Dollars} in hundreds):

                                                                                 Three Months Ended
                                                                                      June 30,
                                                                              2022                2021
Web money utilized in working actions                                     $  (35,668)         $ (114,970)
Web money utilized in investing actions                                        (27,469)            (40,347)
Web money utilized in financing actions                                       (144,763)           (102,533)
Impact of alternate charge modifications on money and money equivalents                 (14,159)              5,244
Web lower in money and money equivalents                                 $ (222,059)         $ (252,606)



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For the three months ended June 30, 2022, we used internet money of $35.7 million from
working actions, ensuing from internet earnings of $100.8 million, a good
influence from including again non-cash bills totaling $37.3 million, and an
unfavorable internet change in working belongings and liabilities of $173.8 million.
Non-cash bills had been primarily associated to share-based compensation bills,
depreciation, amortization, and features on investments. The rise in accounts
receivable, internet was primarily pushed by timing of gross sales inside the quarter. The
lower in inventories was primarily pushed by decrease stock purchases. The
lower in accounts payable was primarily pushed by decrease stock purchases
and advertising and marketing spend. The lower in accrued liabilities was primarily pushed by
fee of the fiscal yr 2022 annual bonus.

For the three months ended June 30, 2022, internet money utilized in investing actions
was $27.5, primarily attributable to $19.6 million of purchases of property, plant, and
tools and $5.8 million funds for acquisitions, internet of money acquired.

For the three months ended June 30, 2022, internet money utilized in financing actions
was $144.8 million, ensuing from repurchases of our registered shares of
$120.6 million, and tax withholdings associated to internet share settlements of
restricted inventory models of $24.1 million.

For the three months ended June 30, 2022, there was a $14.2 million loss from
foreign money alternate charge impact on money and money equivalents, primarily as a result of
weakening of the Euro, Chinese language Renminbi, Swiss Franc, Australian Greenback versus
the U.S. Greenback by 6%, 5%, 4% and 10%, respectively. The achieve from foreign money
translation alternate impact in the course of the three months ended June 30, 2021 was
primarily as a result of strengthening of the Brazilian Actual and the Chinese language
Renminbi in opposition to the U.S. Greenback by 14% and a couple of%, respectively, in the course of the interval.

Money Outlook

Our principal sources of liquidity are our money and money equivalents, money circulation
generated from operations and, to a a lot lesser extent, capital markets and
borrowings. Our future working capital necessities and capital expenditures could
improve to help investments in product improvements and development alternatives
or to amass or put money into complementary companies, merchandise, companies, and
applied sciences. The present market volatility and future influence of COVID-19 can not
be predicted with certainty and will improve our prices of capital and in any other case
adversely have an effect on our enterprise, outcomes of operations, monetary situation and
liquidity.

In Might 2022, the Board of Administrators really helpful that we pay money dividends for
fiscal yr 2022 of CHF 0.96 per share (roughly $1.04 per share based mostly on
the alternate charge on March 31, 2022). Based mostly on our shares excellent, internet of
treasury shares, as of March 31, 2022 (165,252,020 shares), this could end in
an combination gross dividend of roughly CHF 159.0 million (or roughly
$172.1 million based mostly on the alternate charge on March 31, 2022). In fiscal yr
2022, we paid a money dividend of CHF 147.0 million (U.S. Greenback quantity of
$159.4 million) out of fiscal yr 2021 retained earnings. In fiscal yr 2021,
we paid a money dividend of CHF 134.0 million (U.S. Greenback quantity of
$146.7 million) out of fiscal yr 2020 retained earnings.

In Might 2020, our Board of Administrators authorized a brand new share repurchase program,
which licensed us to speculate as much as $250.0 million to buy our personal shares,
following the expiration date of the 2017 share repurchase program. In April
2021, our Board of Administrators authorized a rise of $750.0 million of the 2020
share repurchase program, to an combination quantity of $1.0 billion. The Swiss
Takeover Board authorized this improve and it turned efficient on Might 21, 2021.
As of June 30, 2022, $303.1 million was out there for repurchase beneath the 2020
repurchase program.

In July 2022, our Board of Administrators authorized a rise of $500 million to the
2020 share repurchase program to an combination quantity of as much as $1.5 billion. This
improve is topic to approval by the Swiss Takeover Board.

Though we enter into buying and selling plans for systematic repurchases (e.g., 10b5-1
buying and selling plans) on occasion, our share repurchase program gives us with
the chance to make opportunistic repurchases during times of favorable
market circumstances and is anticipated to stay in impact for a interval of three
years. Shares could also be repurchased on occasion on the open market, by way of
block trades or in any other case. Opportunistic purchases could also be began or stopped at
any time with out prior discover relying on market circumstances and different components.

If we don't generate enough working money flows to help our operations
and future deliberate money necessities, our operations might be harmed and our
entry to credit score services might be restricted or eradicated. Nevertheless, we
consider that the development of our historic money circulation technology, our projections
of future operations and our out there money balances will present enough
liquidity to fund our operations for at the least the following 12 months.

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Working Leases Obligations

We lease services beneath working leases, sure of which require us to pay
property taxes, insurance coverage and upkeep prices. Working leases for services
are typically renewable at our possibility and normally embody escalation clauses
linked to inflation. There have been no different materials modifications to our
contractual obligations as beforehand disclosed in our Annual Report on Kind
10-Ok for the yr ended March 31, 2022. The remaining phrases of our
non-cancelable working leases expire in numerous years by way of 2031.

Buy Commitments

As of June 30, 2022, we had non-cancelable buy commitments of
$674.0 million for stock purchases made within the regular course of enterprise
from unique design producers, contract producers and different suppliers,
nearly all of that are anticipated to be fulfilled inside the subsequent 12 months. We
recorded a legal responsibility for agency, non-cancelable, and unhedged stock buy
commitments in extra of anticipated demand or internet realizable worth constant
with our valuation of extra and out of date stock. As of June 30, 2022, the
legal responsibility for these buy commitments was $43.1 million and is recorded in
accrued and different present liabilities within the condensed consolidated stability
sheet.

Now we have agency buy commitments of $28.0 million for capital expenditures
primarily associated to commitments for tooling and tools for brand new and present
merchandise. We count on to proceed making capital expenditures sooner or later to
help product growth actions and ongoing and expanded operations.
Though open buy commitments are thought of enforceable and legally
binding, the phrases typically enable us to reschedule or modify our necessities
based mostly on enterprise wants previous to supply of products or efficiency of companies.

Different Contractual Obligations and Commitments

For additional element about our contractual obligations and commitments, discuss with
our Annual Report on Kind 10-Ok for the fiscal yr ended March 31, 2022.

Indemnifications

We indemnify sure suppliers and prospects for losses arising from issues
akin to mental property disputes and product security defects, topic to
sure restrictions. The scope of those indemnities varies, however in some
cases consists of indemnification for damages and bills, together with
affordable attorneys' charges. As of June 30, 2022, no quantities have been accrued
for indemnification provisions. We don't consider, based mostly on historic
expertise and knowledge at the moment out there, that it's possible that any
materials quantities can be required to be paid beneath our indemnification
preparations.

We additionally indemnify our present and former administrators and sure present and
former officers. Sure prices incurred for offering such indemnification could
be recoverable beneath numerous insurance coverage insurance policies. We're unable to fairly
estimate the utmost quantity that might be payable beneath these preparations
as a result of these exposures usually are not capped, the obligations are conditional in
nature, and the details and circumstances concerned in any state of affairs that may
come up are variable.

Authorized Proceedings

Once in a while we're concerned in claims and authorized proceedings that come up in
the bizarre course of our enterprise. For extra details about Authorized
Proceedings, see Half II Merchandise 1 Authorized Proceedings of this quarterly report on
Kind 10-Q for the interval ended June 30, 2022.
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