Hampstead, Md. -- JoS A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter profit rose 8% amid improved sales. But the chain cautioned that softer-than-expected customer traffic and milder winter weather is pressuring its first-quarter performance.
Jos. A. Bank reported net income of $44.1 million for the period ended Jan. 28, up from $40.9 million a year earlier.
Revenue increased 9% to $346.3 million, from $318.3 million.
For the full year, JoS. A. Bank posted net income of $97.5 million, compared with earnings of $85.8 million in the previous year.
Annual revenue rose 14% to $979.9 million, from $858.1 million.
Same-store sales increased 7.6%. Direct marketing sales rose 14.7%.