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April 26, 2015 9:23 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of rue21, Inc.

Company Overview

rue21, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of junior girls and young men’s apparel and accessories in the United States. It offers a range of fashion apparel and accessories, including graphic T-shirts, denims, dresses, shirts, hoodies, belts, jewelry, handbags, footwear, intimate apparel, and other accessories. The company sells its apparel and accessories under the brand names of rue21, rue21 etc!, tarea by rue21, Carbon and CJ Black, and Carbon Elements; and fragrances under the rue by rue21, revert eco rue21, CJ Black, sparkle rue21, Pink Ice by rue21, MetroBlack rue21, tarea by rue21, twentyone black, runway21 by rue21, Carbon Elements, Intense by rue21, and rue21 etc! brand names. As...

800 Commonwealth Drive

Warrendale, PA 15086

United States

Founded in 1976

2,807 Employees



Key Executives for rue21, Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 55
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 50
Senior Vice President of Planning and Allocation
Age: 41
Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager
Age: 57
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

rue21, Inc. Key Developments

rue21, Inc., Q4 2015 Fixed Income Call, Mar 31, 2015

rue21, Inc., Q4 2015 Fixed Income Call, Mar 31, 2015

rue21, Inc. Announces the Opening of its New Store in Cranberry, PA

rue21, Inc. announced the opening of its store less than one mile from its corporate office. The store, which is approximately 8,000 square feet, includes apparel and accessories for both girls and guys as well as rue21's newest and fastest-growing division, rue+ plus sizes. Customers will be able to shop a wide selection of trendy product across all categories including apparel, footwear, fragrance, beauty and room decor. The new store includes rue21's first-ever interactive area, called the rueLounge, a space dedicated to rue21's social savvy customers. It is equipped with free WiFi, a cellphone charging station, iPads to browse and shop, as well as a flat screen TV streaming videos and branded content. The lounge will serve as an area where the teen customers can relax and interact, transforming it into a hangout. A "selfie" area is also visible outside the fitting rooms where shoppers can try on the newest trends and share on social media. The grand opening for the store will expand over two weekends, including DJs, giveaways, live radio station broadcasts, and local student VIP nights.

rue21, Inc. Presents at 17th Annual ICR XChange 2015, Jan-12-2015

rue21, Inc. Presents at 17th Annual ICR XChange 2015, Jan-12-2015 . Venue: JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida, United States.

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