Retailer Charlotte Russe Holding Inc today said sales during the second quarter of fiscal 2002 opened slow but ended strong. The 224-strong chain said net sales for the second quarter increased 34 per cent to $86.0 million from $64.0 million for the second quarter last year. Comparable store sales decreased 2.8 per cent during the quarter, compared to an increase of 5.4 per cent for the second quarter of fiscal 2001.