Aéropostale to expand presence in Canada

Montreal -- Aéropostale said Thursday that it is adding to its presence in Canada with the opening of its first store in Quebec, on June 15 at Place du Royaume in Ville de Saguenay.

The chain said that six more stores will open in 2012, including 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, CEO, Aéropostale. "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."

Aéropostale first opened in Canada in August 2007 at White Oaks Mall in London, Ontario.