CHARMING SHOPPES REPORTS SEPTEMBER SALES
CHARMING SHOPPES REPORTS SEPTEMBER SALES BENSALEM, Pa., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Charming Shoppes, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CHRS), the retail women's apparel chain, today reported that total sales for the five weeks ended Oct. 3, 1992, increased 22 percent to $112,800,000 from $92,800,000 for the comparable period ended Oct. 5, 1991.
Sales for comparable stores increased 12 percent during September. Sales for the eight months ended Oct. 3, 1992, increased 16 percent to $756,700,000 from $651,500,000 for the comparable period last year. The company's year-to-date comparable store sales increased 6 percent. Charming Shoppes, Inc. operates 1,172 stores in 41 states, under the names "Fashion Bug" and "Fashion Bug Plus." /delval/ -0- 10/8/92 /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:||Oct 8, 1992|
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