EXPRESS Introduces Factory Outlet Destinations

                EXPRESS Introduces Factory Outlet Destinations

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 18, 2014

NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXPRESS, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR) today
announces the opening of its first factory outlet store at the Tanger Outlets
National Harbor in Washington, D.C. The U.S. specialty retail apparel chain
offering dual-gender fashion for going-out, casual and work, plans to open
approximately thirty additional factory outlet locations throughout the U.S.
in 2014.


"We are particularly excited about our outlet initiative which represents a
new format for EXPRESS," said Michael Weiss, the chairman and chief executive
officer of EXPRESS. "I'm very optimistic about this new part of our business
and the associated growth potential."

The factory outlet concept supports the retailer's growth strategy of becoming
more accessible to the twenty-something, fashion-conscious, yet
price-sensitive customer. Recognizing the opportunity to capitalize on the
ever-growing outlet business and capture a new customer base, EXPRESS plans to
open stores at outlet destinations throughout the country in top markets
including Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Las Vegas, New York and more.

"Factory outlets are an important growth initiative for EXPRESS, offering us a
unique opportunity to acquire new customers by offering great fashion and
quality at an amazing value," said Andrew Buck, vice president and general
manager of outlets for EXPRESS. "We are thrilled to present theEXPRESS
Factory Outlet as an accessible shopping experience for young fashion-forward
women and men."

Merchandised to reflect the brand's modern, sexy and cool style, the outlet
stores will offer an assortment of both women's and men's apparel and fashion
accessories. The outlet customer will now have the opportunity to shop the
brand at factory-affordable prices. 

For a complete list of store locations, opening dates and special offers,
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About Express:

Express is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of women's and men's
merchandise, targeting the 20 to 30 year old customer. The Company has over 30
years of experience offering a distinct combination of fashion and quality for
multiple lifestyle occasions at an attractive value addressing fashion needs
across work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. The Company currently
operates approximately 630 retail stores, located primarily in high-traffic
shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations across the United
States, in Canada, and in Puerto Rico. Express merchandise is also available
at franchise stores in the Middle East and Latin America. The Company also
markets and sells its products through the Company's e-commerce website,



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