The Buckle Inc. (Kearney, N.E.), a retailer of medium to better-priced casual apparel, footwear and accessories for fashion conscious young men and women, is one of a few retailers posting positive sales.
For the second quarter, the denim retailer reported a 13.6 percent rise in second-quarter net sales, as same-store sales increased 8.6 percent. Online sales, which are not included in same-store sales, grew 39 percent to $10.1 million.
The company operates more than 390 stores in 40 states, under the names Buckle and The Buckle. The retailer markets a selection of brand names and private label casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories and footwear.