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LIMITED, INC. AUGUST SALES RESULTS

 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Limited, Inc. (NYSE/LSE: LTD) reported net sales for the four-week fiscal period ended Aug. 28, 1993 of $ 506.3 million, compared to $506.6 million for the same period in 1992. Sales of $3.714 billion for the seven months ended Aug. 28, 1993, increased 9 percent from sales of $3.412 billion for the same period last year.
 On Aug. 30, 1993, The Limited, Inc. completed the sale of a 60 percent interest in its Brylane division. The August sales report does not include Brylane sales. Had last year results excluded Brylane, the sales increase would have been 6 percent for the month ended Aug. 28, 1993, and 10 percent for the year to date period.
 The company's comparable store sales decreased 1 percent for the four weeks ended Aug. 28, 1993, and increased 1 percent for the year to date period.
 The Limited, Inc., through Express, Limited Stores, Lerner New York, Lane Bryant, Victoria's Secret, Structure, Limited Too, Abercrombie & Fitch, Henri Bendel, Bath & Body Works, Cacique, and Penhaligon's, presently operates 4,495 specialty stores and distributes apparel nationally through the Victoria's Secret Catalogue.
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 /CONTACT: Alfred S. Dietzel of The Limited, 614-479-7070/
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