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Note 19 - Leases

Note 19 - Leases
9 Months Ended
Aug. 31, 2022
Notes to Financial Statements  
Leases [Text Block]




Operating Leases

The Company has operating leases for real estate in the United States and South Africa and does not have any finance leases.


In 2019, the Company had entered into a real estate lease for office space in Andover, Massachusetts.  In August 2021, the lease was amended to include additional space and extend the term of the existing space by one year. The new lease expiration date is February 29, 2028.  The base rent is approximately $0.02 million per month. 


The Company leases office and warehouse space in South Africa that expires in November 2024. The base rent during the nine months ended August 31, 2022 is approximately $0.01 million per month.  In October 2021, the Company entered into an additional lease in South Africa for a storage facility. The lease expires October 31, 2022.


The Company leases warehouse and manufacturing space in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The lease expires on July 31, 2025. The base rent is approximately $0.01 million per month. The Company sub-leases the former Fort Wayne facility which commenced in August 2022.  In November 2021, the Company entered into a lease which commenced in August 2022.  The lease expires July 31, 2027The base rent is approximately $0.02 million per month.


The Company also leases office space in Las Vegas, Nevada, which expires on January 31, 2027.  The base rent is less than $0.01 million per month. 


Certain of the Company’s leases contain options to renew and extend lease terms and options to terminate leases early. Reflected in the right-of-use asset and lease liability on the Company’s balance sheets are the periods provided by renewal and extension options that the Company is reasonably certain to exercise, as well as the periods provided by termination options that the Company is reasonably certain to not exercise.


As of August 31, 2022 and 2021 the elements of lease expense were as follows (in thousands):


    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  

August 31, 2022


August 31, 2022


Lease Cost:


Operating lease cost

  $ 144     $ 360  

Short-term lease cost

    1       9  

Total lease cost

  $ 145     $ 369  

Other Information:


Cash paid for amounts included in the measurement of operating lease liabilities

  $ 148     $ 244  

Operating lease liabilities arising from obtaining right-of-use assets

  $ 1,047     $ 1,557  

Operating Leases:


Weighted-average remaining lease term (in years)


Weighted-average discount rate

            9.5 %


Future lease payments under non-cancelable operating leases as of August 31, 2022 are as follows (in thousands):


Fiscal Year Ending November 30,


2022 (three months)

  $ 169  











Total lease payments


Less: imputed interest


Total lease liabilities

  $ 2,518