Turning to our segment performance, starting with Sally Beauty Supply. Same-store sales growth for Sally Beauty was 5.2%. If you recall, in the second quarter Sally comps reached a record high of 9.3% due in part to extraordinary circumstances such as an extra gain in February, favorable weather comparisons and Easter promotions following in March versus April last year.Net sales reached $553.4 million or strong growth of 7%. An increase in total transactions and higher average ticket continue to be the primary drivers behind our strong sales performance. Gross profit margin at Sally Beauty increased 100 basis points to 55.4%. Favorable customer and product mix was primary drivers of this year-over-year performance.
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