Ross nears 200 dd’s Discounts locations

Ross Stores will open eight new dd’s Discounts stores in the coming week, bringing the coverage of its moderately priced apparel chain to near 190 units. Ribbons will be cut at stores in Delano, Fairfield, and Stockton, California; Margate and Palm Springs, Florida; Marrero, Louisiana; and Pasadena, Texas.

dd’s Discount stores are located primarily in neighborhood shopping centers and carry in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. The chain has its biggest presence in California; the three units opening there bring its total in the Golden State to 77.

The Dublin, California-based Ross Stores operates 1,274 off-price apparel and home goods units in 34 states.