CHARMING SHOPPES REPORTS AUGUST SALES
CHARMING SHOPPES REPORTS AUGUST SALES BENSALEM, Pa., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Charming Shoppes, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CHRS), the women's retail apparel chain, today reported that total sales for the four weeks ended Aug. 29, 1992, increased 14 percent to $91.6 million from $80.7 million for the comparable period ended Aug. 31, 1991.
Sales for comparable stores increased 5 percent during August. Sales for the seven months ended Aug. 29, 1992, increased 15 percent to $643.9 million from $558.7 million for the comparable period last year. The company's year-to-date comparable store sales increased 6 percent. Charming Shoppes, Inc. operates 1,168 stores in 41 states, under the names "Fashion Bug" and "Fashion Bug Plus." /delval/ -0- 9/3/92 /CONTACT: Bernard Brodsky, vp and treasurer of Charming Shoppes, 215-638-6719/ (CHRS) CO: Charming Shoppes, Inc. ST: Pennsylvania IN: REA SU:
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|Date:||Sep 3, 1992|
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