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The Buckle, Inc. Reports March 2007 Net Sales

KEARNEY, Neb., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) announced today that net sales for the five-week fiscal month ended April 7, 2007 increased 12.7 percent to $49.4 million from net sales of $43.8 million for the prior year five-week fiscal month ended April 1, 2006. Comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, increased 10.7 percent from comparable store net sales for the five-week period ended April 8, 2006.

Net sales year-to-date, for the nine-week fiscal period ended April 7, 2007, increased 11.7 percent to $87.1 million from net sales of $78.0 million for the prior year nine-week fiscal period ended April 1, 2006. Comparable store net sales year-to-date increased 8.0 percent from comparable store net sales for the nine-week period ended April 8, 2006.

Due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2006, comparable store net sales for the month and year-to-date periods are compared to the five-week and nine-week periods ended April 8, 2006.

Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska, The Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women. During fiscal March, the Company opened two new stores. It currently operates 352 retail stores in 38 states compared with 341 stores in 38 states at this same time a year ago. To listen to the Company's recorded monthly sales commentary, please call (308) 238-2500.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995; All forward-looking statements made by the Company involve material risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on factors which may be beyond the Company's control. Accordingly, the Company's future performance and financial results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, those described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results expressed or implied therein will not be realized.

      News releases and other information about The Buckle, Inc., can be
                found on the Internet at http://www.buckle.com

    Contact:   Karen B. Rhoads, Chief Financial Officer
               The Buckle, Inc.
               308/236-8491

Source: The Buckle, Inc.

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