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Aéropostale to Open 60 Kids Stores
March 20, 2013

Wayne, N.J.-based Aéropostale Inc. plans to open 60 P.S. from Aéropostale stores in fiscal 2013. The company also announced that it will open about 14 Aéropostale stores, remodel about 30 stores and close approximately 15 to 20 stores. Aéropostale is a primarily mall-based, specialty retailer, targeting 14- to 17-year-old women and men, while P.S. from Aéropostale stores is geared toward 4- to 12-year-olds. The company currently operates 906 Aéropostale stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and 78 in Canada, with 103 P.S. from Aéropostale stores in 22 states. It also operates stores in the Middle East, Asia and Europe through various license agreements.