The Buckle Reports Strong December Results
The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE: BKE) announced today that comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, for the 5-week period ended December 31, 2022 increased 7.0 percent from comparable store net sales for the 5-week period ended January 1, 2022. Net sales for the 5-week fiscal month ended December 31, 2022 increased 7.9 percent to $214.5 million from net sales of $198.7 million for the prior year 5-week fiscal month ended January 1, 2022.
Comparable store net sales year-to-date for the 48-week period ended December 31, 2022 increased 3.2 percent from comparable store net sales for the 48-week period ended January 1, 2022. Net sales for the 48-week fiscal period ended December 31, 2022 increased 3.7 percent to $1.276 billion compared to net sales of $1.230 billion for the prior year 48-week fiscal period ended January 1, 2022.
Offering a unique mix of high-quality, on-trend apparel, accessories, and footwear, Buckle caters to fashion-conscious young men and women. Known as a denim destination, each store carries a wide selection of fits, styles, and finishes from leading denim brands, including the Company’s exclusive brand, BKE. Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska, Buckle currently operates 441 retail stores in 42 states compared to 440 stores in 42 states as of January 5, 2022. To listen to the Company’s recorded monthly sales commentary, please call (308) 238-2500.