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What: The Buckle
So What: A 3% bump in same-store sales may not be a big headline number, but analysts had projected a 4.7% decline, so it blew away The Street. For the year, sales are still down 1.5% at stores open at least a year, so this marks a turnaround in Buckle's performance.
Now What: Buckle's stock may be riding industry coattails after Abercrombie & Fitch
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