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Chico's FAS, Inc. Reports Record June Sales

07/06/2006
                  * June Sales Up 17.1% Over June Last Year
                  * June Comparable Store Sales Increase 5.1%

FORT MYERS, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS) today reported June sales results for the five-week period ended July 1, 2006, increased 17.1% to $153.3 million from $131.0 million reported for the prior year's five-week period ended July 2, 2005. Comparable store sales for the Company-owned stores increased 5.1% for the five-week period ended July 1, 2006, compared to the same five-week period last year.

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For the twenty-two weeks ended July 1, 2006, total sales increased 19.3% to $686 million from $575 million for the same period a year ago. Comparable store sales for the Company-owned stores increased 6.4% for the twenty-two week period compared to the same twenty-two week period last year.

The Company is a specialty retailer of private label, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing gift items. The Company operates 805 women's specialty stores, including stores in 47 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico operating under the Chico's, White House | Black Market, Soma by Chico's and Fitigues names. The Company owns 509 Chico's front-line stores, 31 Chico's outlet stores, 211 White House | Black Market front-line stores, 10 White House | Black Market outlet stores, 20 Soma by Chico's stores, 10 Fitigues front-line stores and 1 Fitigues outlet store; franchisees own and operate 13 Chico's stores.

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       Company's monthly sales information and investor relations line

   A copy of a slide show addressing the Company's recent financial results
   and current plans for expansion is available on the Company's website at
           http://www.chicos.com in the investor relations section

  Additional investor information on Chico's FAS, Inc. is available free of
   charge on the Company's website at http://www.chicos.com in the investor
                              relations section


     Executive Contacts:

     Charles J. Kleman
     Executive Vice President
     Chief Financial Officer
     Chico's FAS, Inc.
     (239) 274-4105

     F. Michael Smith
     Vice President
     Investor and Community Relations
     Chico's FAS, Inc.
     (239) 274-4797
SOURCE  Chico's FAS, Inc.
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    /CONTACT:  Charles J. Kleman, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial
Officer, +1-239-274-4105, or F. Michael Smith, Vice President, Investor and
Community Relations, +1-239-274-4797, both of Chico's FAS, Inc./
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CO:  Chico's FAS, Inc.
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