• Q4 net sales up 78%
  • Same-store sales up 7%
  • FY sales rise 59%

Career apparel chain Dress Barn has bolstered both Q4 and FY sales significantly and expects to report a profit for 2010.

David R Jaffe, president and CEO of Dress Barn, said: “We are very pleased to continue to generate across-the-board productivity improvements. Our ability to combine great value and fashion is clearly resonating with consumers. As a result of our strong assortments, each of our brands continues to extend its leadership position and contribute to the success of our company."

Based upon the results, Dress Barn reaffirmed estimated fiscal year 2010 earnings per share guidance in the range of $1.80 to $1.85.