Limited Brands reported a comparable store sales increase of 4% for the five weeks ended December 30, 2006 compared to the five weeks ended December 31, 2005. Net sales increased 6% to $2.027 billion compared to net sales of $1.911 billion last year.
Limited Brands—through Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, C.O. Bigelow, Express, Limited Stores, White Barn Candle Co., Henri Bendel and Diva London— presently operates 3,543 specialty stores. Bath & Body Works products also are available through the catalog and www.BathandBodyWorks.com.