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So what: Chico's beat analysts' expectations with third-quarter profit up 27% while net sales and same-store sales jumped 8% and 3.1%, respectively. Still, the retailer's margins took a minor hit as it resorted to price slashing early in the quarter.
Now what: Chico's caters to a mature female demographic, as do rivals Talbots
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