Goldwin, which also controls The North Face's trademark in Japan and has a stake in Woolrich International, saw net income shoot up by 47 percent to ¥1,563 million (€12.2m-$13.9m) for the first half of the year, which ended on Sep. 30. Sales for the period were up by 16 percent to ¥33,405 million (€260m-$297m), and operating profit more than doubled to ¥3,182 million (€24.8m-$28.3m). With the winter sports season set to begin, the company is projecting an annual net income of ¥6.3 billion (€49m-$56m) on sales of ¥80 billion (€622m-$712m).