The off-pricer opened 30 Ross Dress for Less and nine dd's Discounts stores across 17 different states in October. The new locations complete Ross’ stores growth plans for fiscal 2020 with the addition of 66 new stores.
The retailer added a total of 12 stores to its largest markets of California, Texas, and Florida, while also opening two stores in its newest Mid-Western state, Ohio. In addition, Ross entered the state of West Virginia, its 40th state, and dd's opened its first store in Arkansas, its 21st state.
"We remain committed to growing our Ross and dd's footprints across our existing markets as well as expansion into our newer markets,” said Gregg McGillis, group executive VP, property development.
Ross Stores, headquartered in Dublin, Calif., operates 1,594 locations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. The company also operates 275 dd's Discounts stores in 21 states.