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June 30, 2011

Teen apparel retailer rue21 is celebrating the opening of its 700th store, in New Braunfels, Texas. The chain is on track to open 110 locations this year.

Commented president and CEO Bob Fisch: “We remain one of the fastest growing retailers in the nation. I would like to thank our real estate, construction and field teams and recognize their hard work, which allows us to celebrate another significant milestone for rue21."

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June 20, 2011

rue21 has found its groove. The teen-apparel retailer is on the fast track, with 110 stores on tap for 2011. It will open its 700th store this summer and sees the potential to eventually expand to more than 1,000 locations nationwide.


Focusing on speed to market capabilities, rue21 offers the very latest trends in fashions for teens at value prices. Floor sets are updated regularly. Most of the merchandise, all of which is exclusive to rue21, is priced below $35.00. 


May 5, 2011

Apparel retailer Rue21 announced the opening of its 500th etc! store, in Franklin Mills, Pa.

Warrendale, Pa. -- Apparel retailer Rue21 announced the opening of its 500th etc! store, in Franklin Mills, Pa. The etc! format was introduced five years ago to highlight the company's expanded accessories category, and has since been incorporated into all new Rue21 stores and remodels.

The five categories of etc! -- footwear, fragrance/beauty, accessories, jewelry, and the area brand of intimate apparel and sleepwear -- are merchandised together in approximately 1,000 sq. ft. within Rue21 stores and have been important in driving incremental sales.

March 20, 2006

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