Robert Dennis

Genesco Inc., which operates stores for teens including Journeys and Lids, said Friday that its net income rose 19 percent, helped by acquisitions and higher revenue from its stores. CEO Robert Dennis also said the current fiscal year was off to a "good start." Net income rose 19 percent to $30.9 million, or $1.31 per share, from $25.9 million, or $1.08 per share in the prior-year period. Adjusted to account for one-time items, net income totaled $1.33 per share. Analysts expected $1.29 per share, according to FactSet. Estimates normally exclude items. Revenue rose 17 percent to $560.5 million from

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