• Q2 net income up 14% to $23.6m from $20.7m
  • Net sales rose 12.6% to $212.4m
  • Comparable store sales up 8.9% 

Higher sales have helped teen fashion retailer The Buckle Inc to a 14% jump in second quarter profit.

The Kearney, Nebraska based retailer, which operates 427 stores, also said Karen Rhoads, vice president of finance and chief financial officer, has decided not to step down from her position and will remain with the company.