Aeropostale, Inc., a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel for young women and men, announced the launch of its P.S. from Aeropostale brand in Mexico through a licensing partnership with Distribuidora Liverpool, S.A. de C.V. ("Liverpool"). P.S. from Aeropostale's expansion plans in Mexico include the opening of branded shop-in-shops in Liverpool department stores, as well as standalone stores, across Mexico beginning in Summer 2014.
The brand celebrated the grand opening of its first store in July 2014 at the Sante Fe Mall in Mexico City. Thomas P. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Aeropostale, Inc., stated, "We are excited to expand our partnership with Liverpool and bring P.S. from Aeropostale to Mexico. In just one year, the Aeropostale brand has seen rapid growth and great strength in Mexico. "As such, we are proud to bring the P.S. from Aeropostale brand to this important market as we pursue global expansion plans for the P.S. from Aeropostale brand. We are especially pleased to be broadening our relationship with Liverpool.
"The Liverpool team has a proven track record as the operator of Mexico's largest department stores, as well as our Aeropostale brand locations, and we look forward to leveraging their deep experience once again to open more than 100 P.S. locations over the next several years."
About Aeropostale, Inc. Aeropostale, Inc. is a primarily 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 4 to 12 year-old kids through its P.S. from Aeropostale stores.
The Company provides customers with a focused selection of high quality fashion and fashion basics at compelling values in an innovative and exciting store environment. Aeropostale maintains control over its proprietary brands by designing, sourcing, marketing and selling all of its own merchandise. Aeropostale products can only be purchased in Aeropostale stores and online.