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The Buckle, Inc. Reports October 2017 Net Sales

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The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) announced today that comparable store net
sales, for stores open at least one year, for the 4-week period ended
October 28, 2017 decreased 3.7 percent in comparison to comparable store
net sales for the 4-week period ended October 29, 2016. Net sales for
the 4-week fiscal month ended October 28, 2017 decreased 4.3 percent to
$66.1 million compared to net sales of $69.1 million for the prior year
4-week fiscal month ended October 29, 2016.

Comparable store net sales for the 13-week third quarter ended October
28, 2017 decreased 5.9 percent from comparable store net sales for the
13-week period ended October 29, 2016. Net sales for the 13-week fiscal
quarter ended October 28, 2017 decreased 6.2 percent to $224.3 million
from net sales of $239.2 million for the prior year 13-week fiscal
quarter ended October 29, 2016.

Comparable store net sales year-to-date for the 39-week period ended
October 28, 2017 decreased 8.8 percent from comparable store net sales
for the 39-week period ended October 29, 2016. Net sales for the 39-week
fiscal period ended October 28, 2017 decreased 9.0 percent to $632.2
million from net sales of $694.9 million for the prior year 39-week
fiscal period ended October 29, 2016.

The Company will announce third quarter earnings the morning of Friday,
November 17, 2017. Management will hold a conference call at 9:30 a.m.
EST on November 17, 2017 to discuss results for the quarter. To
participate in the call, please call (800) 230-1093 for domestic calls
or (612) 288-0337 for international calls and reference the conference
code 432975. A replay of the call will be available for a two-week
period beginning November 17, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. EST by calling (800)
475-6701 for domestic calls or (320) 365-3844 for international calls
and entering the conference code 432975.

About Buckle

Offering a unique mix of high-quality, on-trend apparel, accessories,
and footwear, Buckle caters to fashion-conscious young men and women.
Known as a denim destination, each store carries a wide selection of
fits, styles, and finishes from leading denim brands, including the
Company's exclusive brand, BKE. Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska,
Buckle currently operates 462 retail stores in 44 states which includes
the opening of one new store today in Stockton, California and the
closing of one store during fiscal October. The Company operated 470
stores in 44 states as of November 2, 2016. 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 www.buckle.com

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