NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO),
a mall-based specialty retailer of casual and active apparel for young women
and men announced today that it has opened its first "P.S. from Aeropostale"
store in the Palisades Mall in West Nyack, New York. The Company plans to open
approximately nine additional stores, primarily in the New York metropolitan
area, during fiscal 2009, as well as an e-commerce site at
The new P.S. from Aeropostale(TM) brand offers trend-right merchandise at
compelling values for girls and boys ages seven to twelve. "We are very
pleased with the opening of our first P.S. from Aeropostale," said Julian R.
Geiger Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aeropostale, Inc. "We are
thrilled to be able to offer the elementary school student a brand they can
call their own."
The P.S. from Aeropostale store provides an experience that is cool for
kids and enjoyable for parents. "P.S. is a fresh addition to the mall. "We
believe that the brand will be loved by kids and endorsed by mom," concluded
About Aeropostale, Inc.
Aeropostale, Inc.(R) is a mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel
and accessories, principally targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women and men
through its Aeropostale stores and 7 to 12 year-old kids through its P.S. from
Aeropostale(TM) stores. The Company provides customers with a focused
selection of high-quality, active-oriented, fashion and fashion basic
merchandise at compelling values. Aeropostale(R) maintains control over its
proprietary brands by designing, sourcing, marketing and selling all of its
own merchandise. Aeropostale(R) products can only be purchased in its
Aeropostale stores and online at http://www.aeropostale.com. P.S. from
Aeropostale(TM) products can be purchased in P.S. from Aeropostale stores and
will be available online at http://www.ps4u.com. The Company currently
operates 881 Aeropostale stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico, 34 Aeropostale
stores in Canada and 1 P.S. from Aeropostale store in 1 state.
Kenneth Ohashi/Vice President, Investor & Media Relations
Leigh Parrish/Diane Zappas, FD
SOURCE Aeropostale, Inc.