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American Eagle Outfitters

Company nameAmerican Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
Company typePublic (NYSE - AEO)
SloganLive Your Life.
IndustrySpecialty Retail
HeadquartersPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
No. of locations929 American Eagle Outfitters store
148 aerie stores
9 77kids stores
Area servedUnited States
Puerto Rico
Key peopleJay L. Schottenstein (Chairman)
James V. O'Donnell (CEO)
Personal Care
Revenue(+) US$2.99 Billion (FY 2009)
Operating income(+) US$302 million (FY 2009)
Net income(+) US$179 million (FY 2009)
Total assets(+) US$1.96 billion (FY 2009)
Total equity(+) US$1.41 billion (FY 2009)

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American Eagle Outfitters (Nyse - AEO) is an American clothing and accessories retailer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1977 by Mark and Jerry Silverman as a subsidiary of Retail Ventures, Inc., a company which also owned and operated Silverman's Menswear. The Silvermans sold their ownership interests in 1991.

The brand targets 15- to 25-year-old males and females, with 900+ retail locations in the U.S. and Canada and an online store. On March 16, 2010, American Eagle Outfitters opened its first store in the Middle East at Mirdif City Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Some of the brand's more popular products are low-rise jeans, polo shirts, graphic T-shirts, henley shirts, boxers and briefs, outerwear, and swimwear.


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