Chico's FAS Inc (Nasdaq: CHCS), sellers of designer, private-labelled women's casual clothing and related accessories, has announced increased December sales results for the five week period ended December 30, 2000. Total sales for the five week period increased 65.2 per cent to $28.8m from the $17.4m reported for the five week period ended January 1, 2000. Comparable store sales for the Company-owned stores increased 34.2 per cent for the five week period ended December 30, 2000.