Express, Inc. (Express) is a specialty apparel and accessory retailer offering both women’s and men’s merchandise. It offers customers an edited assortment of apparel and accessories to address fashion needs across multiple aspects of their lifestyles, including work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. As of January 29, 2011, it operated 591 stores in 47 states throughout the United States, as well as in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, including 547 dual-gender stores, 25 women’s stores, and 19 men’s stores. Its stores are located in shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations across the United States and in Puerto Rico and average approximately 8,700 gross square feet. During the fiscal year ended January 29, 2011, net sales were consisted of 65% of women’s merchandise and 35% of men’s merchandise. It operates in one segment, which includes the operation of brick and mortar retail stores and the express.com e-commerce Website.