MONTREAL, June 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Aéropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO), a
mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel for young women and
men, is coming to a mall near you. Today, the company announced its
plans to roll-out stores throughout Québec. The expansion will launch
with the first store opening on June 15th at Place du Royaume in Ville
de Saguenay in the Chicoutimi borough, and will continue with six more
through 2012. Additional locations include, Place Laurier in Québec
City, Fairview Pointe Claire in Point-Claire, Promenades St. Bruno in
St. Bruno De Montarville, Galleria D'Anjou in Anjou, Mail Champlain in
Brossard and Les Galeries de la Capitale in Québec City.
"We are excited to continue our expansion within Canada," said Thomas P.
Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Aéropostale, Inc. Mr. Johnson
continued, "Teens throughout the Canadian provinces have adopted
Aéropostale as one of their favorite brands. We now look forward to
introducing the Aéropostale brand to teens within the Québec market."
The expansion will be supported through an integrated marketing effort
including in-mall advertising, grand opening events and local community
Aéropostale first opened in Canada in August 2007 at White Oaks Mall in
London, ON. Since then, the company has continued expanding
internationally with stores in U.A.E, Singapore and most recently,
Turkey. In addition, Aéropostale is available in over 100 countries
through its website, www.aeropostale.com.
For more information on Aéropostale and stores opening at a mall near
you, please visit www.aeropostale.com.
About Aéropostale, Inc.
Aéropostale, Inc. is a mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel
and accessories, principally targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women
and men through its Aéropostale® stores and 4 to 12 year-old kids
through its P.S. from Aéropostale® stores. The Company provides
customers with a focused selection of high-quality, active-oriented,
trend-right merchandise at compelling values. Aéropostale® maintains
control over its proprietary brands by designing, sourcing, marketing
and selling all of its own merchandise. Aéropostale® products can only
be purchased in its Aéropostale stores and online at www.aeropostale.com. P.S. from Aéropostale® products can be purchased in P.S. from
Aéropostale® stores , in certain Aéropostale® stores including our
Times Square store in New York City and online at www.ps4u.com. The
Company currently operates 916 Aéropostale stores in 50 states and
Puerto Rico, 70 Aéropostale stores in Canada and 87 P.S. from
Aéropostale stores in 21 states.
SOURCE Aéropostale Inc.
For further information:
Kenneth Ohashi/Vice President, Investor & Media Relations
(646) 452-1876 or
Marie-Eve Gravel, Communications Infrarouge