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Chico's FAS, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0525 Per Share

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Chico's FAS, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0525 Per Share07:16 EST Tuesday, November 20, 2012FORT MYERS, Fla., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0525 per share of its common stock, a 5% increase over the dividend rate from November 2011.  The dividend is payable on December 17, 2012 to Chico's FAS shareholders of record at the close of business on December 3, 2012.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/FL71045LOGO )ABOUT CHICO'S FAS, INC.The Company, through its brands ? Chico's, White House | Black Market, Soma Intimates, and Boston Proper, is a women's specialty retailer of private branded, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing items. The Chico's brand offers women a combination of great style, one-of-a-kind details and warm personal service.  Chico's currently operates 614 boutiques and 99 outlets throughout the U.S., mails a catalog and offers round-the-clock shopping at www.chicos.com. White House | Black Market strives to make women feel beautiful with apparel and accessories in the honest simplicity of black and white and the individuality of styles built from it.  White House | Black Market currently operates 401 boutiques and 45 outlets, mails a catalog highlighting its latest fashions and connects with customers at www.whbm.com. Soma Intimates offers beautiful and sensual lingerie, loungewear and beauty.  Soma Intimates currently operates 194 boutiques and 16 outlets, mails a catalog coinciding with key shopping periods and sells direct-to-consumer at www.soma.com.  Boston Proper is a leading direct-to-consumer retailer of women's high-end apparel and accessories.  Boston Proper provides unique, distinctive fashion designed for today's independent, confident and active woman.  The merchandise focus is about creating a daring, modern style with a sensual feel and is available exclusively through the Boston Proper catalog and website at www.bostonproper.com.For more detailed information on Chico's FAS, Inc., please visit www.chicosfas.com. Executive Contact:       Todd VogensenVice President-Investor Relations                                                      Chico's FAS, Inc.(239) 346-4199SOURCE Chico's FAS, Inc.