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Factory 2-U Stores Inc.

The number of shares outstanding of the registrant's common stock, as of June 4, 2004 was

Bloomberg Shows Float at 

11,918,000 FLOAT

17,796,178 Outstanding Shares

National Stores Inc. is a family-owned, family-oriented company that was established in 1962 and grew from a single store in downtown Los Angeles to more than 200 convenient locations in five states: California, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico & Nevada.

National Stores Inc. off-price stores include: Fallas ParedesFallas Discount StoresFallas Kid Storesand Factory 2U. Our stores offer a big selection of quality brand name and private label clothing for men, ladies, boys, girls, juniors, infants and toddlers along with lingerie, shoes and home decor.

Our philosophy is "First place to shop! First place to save!" and we are committed to providing quality merchandise while keeping our prices the lowest anywhere. We are conveniently located in power strips, specialty centers and downtown areas in the same neighborhoods and smaller communities our customers and our employees call home!



Name Age Since Current Position

Norman Plotkin

50 2004 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Norman Dowling

41 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Alphonse Nepa

52 2003 Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager

Ronald Rashkow

70 2002 Lead Director

Peter Handal

65 1997 Director

Robert Wright

36 1998 Director


Name Description

Norman Plotkin

Norman G. Plotkin has been a director since March 2004 and has been Chief Executive Officer since December 2003. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Plotkin was Executive Vice President, Store Development, Human Resources and General Counsel in 2002. Mr. Plotkin joined the company in July 1998 in the position of Senior Vice President, Store Development and General Counsel. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Plotkin was the President of Normark Real Estate Services, Ltd., a commercial real estate firm based in Des Plaines, Illinois. Prior to that, from 1988 until 1996, Mr. Plotkin was the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and General Counsel of Handy Andy Home Improvement Centers, Inc. Additionally, Mr. Plotkin was engaged in the private practice of law from 1980 to 1988.

Norman Dowling

Mr. Dowling is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Dowling joined us in March 2004. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dowling served as Vice President, Finance of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., from November 1999 to March 2004. Prior to joining PETCO, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of CinemaStar Luxury Theaters, Inc. from 1997 to 1999. CinemaStar Luxury Theaters, Inc. filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in January 2001. Previously, Mr. Dowling was Director of Finance at Advanced Marketing Services, Inc. from 1993 to 1997. From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Dowling was Controller and then Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Medical Imaging Centers of America, Inc.

Alphonse Nepa

Mr. Nepa is Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager. Mr. Nepa joined us in November 2003. Prior to joining us, Mr. Nepa was the General Merchandise Manager for Forman Mills, a privately held off-price retail chain headquartered in Pennsylvania. He previously served as Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of One Price Clothing Stores from 1998 to 2000 and General Merchandise Manger for It's Fashion, a division of Cato Stores, from 1992 to 1998.

Ronald Rashkow

Ronald Rashkow was appointed by the Board of Directors to the position of Lead Director in November 2002. Mr. Rashkow has been a director since February 1997. He has been a principal of RPMS, Inc., an investment banking firm, since January 2004. Prior to that, he was a principal of Chapman Partners, L.L.C., an investment banking firm, from September 1995 to December 2003. For more than five years prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Handy Andy Home Improvement Centers, Inc. (a building supply retailer started by his family in 1946).

Peter Handal

Peter V. Handal has been a director since February 1997. Mr. Handal is President and Chief Executive Officer of Dale Carnegie & Associates. Since 1990, he has been President of COWI International Group (a management consulting firm). Mr. Handal is also Chief Executive Officer of J4P Associates LP (a real estate developer). He serves on the Board of Directors of Dale Carnegie & Associates and Cole National Corporation.

Robert Wright

Wm. Robert Wright II has been a director since November 1998. He has been a managing partner of Grey Mountain Partners, LLC, a private equity firm that invests in middle market companies, since its founding in January 2003. Prior to that, he was employed by Three Cities Research, Inc., a firm engaged in the investment and management of private capital, from 1992 through 2002, except for a period from July 1993 to August 1995 when he was in a graduate program at Harvard University. His last position with Three Cities Research, Inc. was "managing partner", a title he held from 1999 to 2002.


#315   FTUSQ Finra deleted symbol: Renee 04/12/16 04:14:16 PM
#314   FTUSQ Finra deleted symbol: Renee 04/12/16 04:14:15 PM
#313   FTUSQ SEC Suspension: Renee 03/02/15 09:48:40 AM
#312   Makes me think its 'Q' season again, which MasterBlastr 01/25/14 12:06:11 PM
#311   I thought the inventory sold for $12/million or Grumps17 01/25/14 12:02:25 PM
#310   I heard all the inventory is still in MasterBlastr 01/25/14 11:55:13 AM
#309   I see someone cleaned out the ask at Grumps17 01/25/14 11:52:07 AM
#308   needs some buzz/news/groups/twidders before we see 0.1 jupiler 06/13/13 07:41:35 AM
#307   Close to 1M volume today! PENNYMACHINE 06/11/13 03:15:13 PM
#306   Somebody trying to hint something with that 911 by?.. Ninja Trades 06/11/13 03:10:47 PM
#305   Strong Accumulation Today! PENNYMACHINE 06/11/13 03:05:47 PM
#304   Extremely low SS here, doesn't take much for PENNYMACHINE 06/11/13 02:53:24 PM
#303   Factory 2-U stores has nothing to do with Grumps17 06/11/13 02:12:47 PM
#302   I just called FTUSQ Store and they are PENNYMACHINE 06/11/13 10:47:45 AM
#301   I did a store search and multiple stores PENNYMACHINE 06/11/13 09:17:30 AM
#300   imagine they give an update - could you jupiler 06/11/13 09:16:23 AM
#299   This is Huge PENNYMACHINE 06/10/13 07:16:46 PM
#298   Here are Current Job Postings on for FTUSQ! PENNYMACHINE 02/01/13 11:21:36 AM
#297   Open Job posting on for FTUSQ! Click PENNYMACHINE 02/01/13 01:12:26 AM
#296   Majority of MM's Above $2 PENNYMACHINE 06/13/12 02:25:56 PM
#295   .0095 Up Next then $2!!!! Wowza PENNYMACHINE 06/13/12 02:18:39 PM
#294   Morning Penny. Grumps17 06/01/12 08:33:33 AM
#293   FTUSQ looks like it could be a runner PENNYMACHINE 05/31/12 04:50:09 PM
#292   Hi Chevy. Grumps17 05/02/12 11:47:12 AM
#291   STATUS REPORT OF CHAPTER 7 TRUSTEE 56Chevy 04/17/12 07:51:19 PM
#290   DD workout only. 56Chevy 04/17/12 07:28:26 PM
#289   FTUSQ very thin! Estrella 03/16/12 02:26:56 PM
#288   nice vol coming,.0025 then .01 ash111 03/16/12 02:02:21 PM
#287   Hi lady "E". Grumps17 12/12/11 11:14:40 AM
#286   FTUSQ @ .0039! Estrella 12/07/11 03:23:08 PM
#285   FTUSQ @ .0023! Estrella 12/07/11 03:21:50 PM
#284   We'll see. This stock explode with some volume. l2 hunter 11/22/11 01:10:36 AM
#283   Nothing much said..... Take-A-Chance 11/21/11 04:15:59 PM
#282   Waiting for another big Pop. Just 10 m float. l2 hunter 11/20/11 08:15:04 AM
#281   Going to keep an eye on this one! Kev2128 11/12/11 05:53:21 PM
#280   This thing is 11 O/S? Dang. Kev2128 11/12/11 05:52:52 PM
#279   Do you still have shares here? Kev2128 11/12/11 05:52:10 PM
#278   Wonder then this thing is going to pop! Kev2128 11/12/11 05:51:44 PM
#277   Close 004. FTUSQ. Looks great imo. l2 hunter 10/27/11 12:45:51 AM
#276   FTUSQ @ .004! Estrella 10/26/11 03:57:02 PM
#275   Sweet! trythisagain 10/26/11 12:30:32 PM
#274   Their Hiring, Posted Today on Monster: trythisagain 10/26/11 12:27:54 PM
#273   1x003 2x004 1x0049 BLUE SKIES! l2 hunter 10/25/11 03:57:47 PM
#272   1@0039 1@004 1@0042 1@0049 1@2$ paper thin. Great l2 hunter 10/20/11 01:34:10 PM
#271   Big hit 0039 up l2 hunter 10/20/11 10:29:41 AM
#270   Has anyone talk.... Take-A-Chance 10/17/11 11:30:59 AM
#269   No nothing new here. A lot trading shares l2 hunter 10/17/11 10:42:39 AM
#268   Anything new here????? Take-A-Chance 10/17/11 10:15:57 AM
#267   Only 50k@0039 / 100k@0049 left then 0073 1$ l2 hunter 10/14/11 11:50:48 AM
#266   strong bid support last 2 days. 70% from l2 hunter 10/14/11 11:46:29 AM