rue21 to Open 125 Stores
March 22, 2013
Warrendale, Pa.-based rue 21 Inc. expects to open 125 new stores in 2013. The teen retailer opened more than 500 stores in the last five years and 23 stores so far this year. Most recently, it opened its 900th store on March 21, in the Southern Hills Shopping Center of West Plains, Mo. The company’s long-term plan is to grow the chain to more than 1,700 stores in the United States.