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THE BOMBAY COMPANY, INC. ANNOUNCES 40 PERCENT SALES INCREASE FOR SEPTEMBER

 FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bombay Company, Inc. (NYSE: BBA), reported today that sales for the five-week period ended Oct. 3, 1993, increased 40 percent to $23,841,000 from $17,019,000 for the same period last year. Same store sales for stores in existence more than one year increased 21 percent. For the 13-week period ended Oct. 3, 1993, total sales increased 40 percent to $58,634,000 from $41,831,000, while same store sales increased 22 percent.
 The same store sales includes 33 stores which were converted to a larger store format during the last 12 months. Excluding these larger format stores, same store sales for September increased 14 percent and for the 13-week period increased 15 percent.
 Robert E.M. Nourse, president and chief executive officer, stated the sales for the month of September and for the quarter were especially encouraging considering that the company was up against same store sales gains of 14 percent for last September and 12 percent for the quarter. Mr. Nourse also noted that the sales trends reflect the continuing strength of the larger format Bombay stores, as well as continued good performance in regular Bombay and Alex & Ivy stores.
 The Bombay Company, Inc., is a specialty retailer marketing traditionally styled furniture, prints and accessories through a network of 396 Bombay and Alex & Ivy stores in the United States and Canada.
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 /CONTACT: Robert E.M. Nourse, president and chief executive officer of The Bombay Company, 817-347-8200/
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