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August 17, 2012

Aeropostale reported that net income for the second quarter was $100,000, compared with $2.9 million last year.

New York -- Aeropostale reported Friday that net income for the second quarter was $100,000, compared with $2.9 million last year.

Sales increased 4% to $485.3 million, from $468.2 million in the year-ago period. Same-store sales, including the e-commerce channel, were essentially flat, compared with a 12% decrease last year. Excluding e-commerce, same-store sales dipped 1%, compared with a 14% decrease last year.

The company has lowered its third-quarter guidance.
 

May 17, 2012

Aeropostale said that net income for the first quarter narrowed to $10.6 million, from $16.4 million in the same period last year.

New York -- Aeropostale said Thursday that net income for the first quarter narrowed to $10.6 million, from $16.4 million in the same period last year.

Sales for the quarter ended April 28 rose 6% to $497.2 million, from $469.2 million, and same-store sales edged up 2% on the strength of its online performance. Without e-commerce results, same-store sales for the quarter were flat.
 

February 3, 2012

Aeropostale said Friday it has appointed seven-year board member Karin Hirtler-Garvey as chairman of the board, replacing Julian R. Geiger who has stepped down as chairman and resigned from the board.

New York City -- Aeropostale said Friday it has appointed seven-year board member Karin Hirtler-Garvey as chairman of the board, replacing Julian R. Geiger who has stepped down as chairman and resigned from the board.

In November, Gieger left his chairman/CEO post with Aeropostale to join Crumbs Bake Shop as president and CEO.

Hirtler-Garvey is a CPA, and most recently was the chief risk executive for Ally Financial Inc.  Prior to that, she held various senior level management positions at Bank of America.

September 21, 2011

Aeropostale has launched international shipping, and consumers in more than 90 countries worldwide can now purchase directly from Aeropostale.com, The site’s international expansion is being powered by FiftyOne Global Ecommerce.

New York City -- Aeropostale has launched international shipping, and consumers in more than 90 countries worldwide can now purchase directly from Aeropostale.com, The site’s international expansion is being powered by FiftyOne Global Ecommerce.

October 25, 2010

Aeropostale on Friday opened the doors to its largest store to date: a two-level, 19,000-sq.-ft. global flagship in the heart of New York City’s Times Square.

New York City  -- Aeropostale on Friday opened the doors to its largest store to date: a two-level, 19,000-sq.-ft. global flagship in the heart of New York City’s Times Square. The store is intended to raise the teen retailer’s profile and serve as a platform for its international expansion. By the end of this year, it expects to have 50 stores in Canada and 10 in Dubai.

October 20, 2010

Aeropostale on Friday opened the doors to its largest store to date: a two-level, 19,000-sq.-ft....

October 3, 2010

Aeropostale will open a flagship in the heart of Manhattan’s Times Square on Oct. 22....