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Article Date: May 2017
Word Count: 526

Big 5 Has Strong Q1 As Comps Accelerate

Taking advantage of its strongest market position since pre-Big Box days, Big 5 had net income of $5,326,000 against a loss of $1,119,000 for the three months ended Apr. 2 on an 8% sales improvement to $252,604,000 from $234,528,000 that was driven by a 7.9% increase in comp store sales as well as the exit of Sports Atrocity and Sport Chalet from the market, more favorable weather conditions this year and a shift to a later Easter that added a selling day to the quarter worth 50 b.p.


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