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Chico's FAS, Inc. Reports June Sales

07/11/2007
FORT MYERS, Fla., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS - ) today reported that its June sales results for the five-week period ended July 7, 2007, increased 4.4% to $159.6 million from $152.8 million reported for the five-week period ended July 1, 2006. Comparable store sales for the Company-owned stores decreased 7.3% for the five-week period ended July 7, 2007 compared to the same five-week period last year ending July 8, 2006.

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For the twenty-two weeks ended July 7, 2007, total sales increased 12.2% to $768 million from $684 million reported for the twenty-two week period ended July 1, 2006. Comparable store sales for the Company-owned stores decreased 3.1% for the twenty-two week period ended July 7, 2007 compared to the twenty-two week period last year ending July 8, 2006.

 

    Additional details on June and year-to-date sales are as follows:



         June Sales                    Percent Increase/(Decrease)
     (dollars in millions)                        Comparable Store Sales

    Fiscal           Fiscal        Total           Fiscal     Comparable
     2007             2006         Sales          Basis (a)    Basis (b)

    $159.6           $152.8        4.4 %          (11.0)%       (7.3)%



      Year-to Date Sales             Percent Increase/(Decrease)
    (dollars in millions)                          Comparable Store Sales

    Fiscal           Fiscal        Total           Fiscal      Comparable
     2007             2006         Sales          Basis (a)     Basis (b)

    $768              $684         12.2 %          (2.8)%        (3.1)%

     (a) "Fiscal Basis" compares fiscal 2007 to fiscal 2006. (b) "Comparable
         Basis" compares fiscal 2007 to the identical weeks last year.  Each
         period includes the same number of days.

The Company is a specialty retailer of private branded, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing gift items. The Company operates 953 women's specialty stores, including stores in 48 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico operating under the Chico's, White House | Black Market and Soma Intimates names. The Company has 569 Chico's front-line stores, 35 Chico's outlet stores, 269 White House | Black Market front-line stores, 17 White House | Black Market outlet stores, 62 Soma Intimates stores and 1 Soma Intimates outlet store.

 

     For more detailed information, please call (877) 424-4267 to listen
    to the 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
                              under Our Company

    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 under Our Company


     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
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