Chico's FAS, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend of $0.055 Per Share

         Chico's FAS, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend of $0.055 Per Share

PR Newswire

FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 28, 2013

FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS)
today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend
of $0.055 per share of its common stock, a 4.8% increase over the dividend
rate from March 2012. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2013 to Chico's FAS
shareholders of record at the close of business on March 18, 2013.

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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 611 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 198 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 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 go to our corporate
website at www.chicosfas.com.

Executive
Contact:
Todd Vogensen
Vice President-Investor
Relations
Chico's FAS, Inc.
(239) 346-4199



SOURCE Chico's FAS, Inc.

Website: http://www.chicos.com