Ascena Retail Group Inc. increased third-quarter profits as expense control and a lower tax rate helped it combat lower comparable sales, particularly in the Justice tween business.
“While sales improved somewhat during the combined March-April period, the choppy sales trends continued into the fourth quarter,” David Jaffe, president and chief executive officer, told analysts on a late afternoon conference call Tuesday.
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