AGENDA: Dec. 30 deadline to pre-register for Jan. 5-6 Long Beach trade show.
CIT TRADE FINANCE: Middle-market retailers cautiously optimistic for holiday.
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The Buckle continues to outperform every retailer in America. The company, a large customer for action sports brands, said this morning that its net income rose 43.5 percent to $26.9 million in the quarter ended May 2.
Net sales rose 24.6 percent to $199.7 million, while same-stores sales rose 17.7 percent.
The Buckle's run of great results shows no signs of slowing down. I was in a Buckle store this week and it was one of the few stores at the shopping center that was busy.
The Buckle ended the quarter with 392 stores.