Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
rue21, inc. and subsidiaries (“rue21, inc.” or the “Company”) were originally incorporated in Pennsylvania in October 1976. We changed our name to rue21, inc. in May 2003 and reincorporated in Delaware on October 30, 2009. rue21 is a fast growing specialty apparel retailer offering the newest fashion trends at every day great value. At the end of fiscal year 2012, we operated 877 stores in 47 states. Many of our stores are located in small and middle market communities that we believe have been underserved by traditional specialty apparel retailers. We offer a broad selection of merchandise for anyone who wants to look and feel 21. Over the last few years, rue21 has expanded and developed a number of product categories to complement our extensive apparel offerings, including rue21 etc!, our girls jewelry and accessories category, tarea by rue21, our intimate apparel, Carbon Elements, our guys accessories, and a full line of fragrances and beauty products. ... More ...