New York-based Aeropostale Inc. plans to launch the Aeropostale brand in Mexico through a licensing agreement with Distribuidora Liverpool. The expansion plans include branded in-store shops in Liverpool department stores across Mexico, beginning in summer 2013, in addition to standalone stores. The company’s first standalone store is scheduled to open in Sante Fe Mall in Mexico City in summer 2013. The company currently operates 898 Aeropostale stores in 50 states and Puerto Rico, 78 Aeropostale stores in Canada, and 132 P.S. from Aeropostale stores in 28 states and Puerto Rico.