American Eagle’s undergarment and lingerie brand Aerie will open a store at the Mall at Fairfield Commons.
The more than 4,000 square-foot store is valued at just over $250,000 according to Greene County records. A barricade at the mall also shows the store is expected to open on the upper level beside American Eagle.
The company recently announced plans to ramp up expansion of Aerie stores after American Eagle Outfitter’s healthy second-quarter earnings.
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“Aerie represents a meaningful growth engine for AEO [American Eagle Outfitters],” said American Eagle CEO Jay Schottesnstein after the report. “Anchored on the body positivity movement, we continue to register record growth and market share gain across the intimate space. … Our sights are set on reaching our next brand milestone of $1 billion in sales.”
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Aerie’s comparable sales in that quarter increased 27 percent.
This news organization has reached out to Aerie for a timeline of the stores’s opening. While American Eagle stores sell a limited amount of Aerie merchandise, the closes Aerie store is in Liberty Twp.
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