KEARNEY, Neb. — The Buckle, Inc. reported net income jumped 31.7 percent to $29.1 million, or 98 cents a share, on an 18.3 percent rise in sales to $207 million for the fourth quarter ended Feb. 2. This compares to net income of $22.1 million, or 77 cents a share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006. Sales were $175 million.
Comparable-store net sales for the period rose 18.7 percent.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"