Le Chateau Q2 sales up 16%
Net earnings for the second quarter increased 27.1% to $6.9 million, or $0.28 per share, from $5.4 million, or $0.23 per share, for the same period last year. Sales rose 15.7% to $154.0 million for the six months ended July 28, 2007, compared to $133.0 million last year. Comparable store sales increased 11.1% over the same period a year ago. Net earnings for the six-month period were $11.5 million, or $0.46 per share, compared to $8.2 million, or $0.34 per share, for the previous year.