American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEOI), together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer that designs, markets, and sells current clothing. The company’s collection includes jeans and graphic T-shirts, as well as accessories, outerwear, footwear, basics, and swimwear under American Eagle Outfitters, American Eagle, and AE brand names. As of April 5, 2006, the company operated 870 American Eagle Outfitters stores, including 799 stores in the United States and 71 stores in Canada. It also distributes its merchandise through its Web site. AEOI was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Warrendale, Pennsylvania.