Ross Shrugs Off Pandemic With 39 New Stores In 17 States

Ross Stores in a press release Monday said it has completed its fleet expansion for the year with the October opening of 30 Ross Dress for Less and nine dd’s Discounts stores across 17 states. The 66 new stores added this fiscal year is well shy of the 100 or so the off-price retailer had previously planned. Last year, the company opened 98 stores. The namesake chain now operates 1,594 locations in 40 states, the District of Columbia and Guam, while dd’s runs 275 stores in 21 states. Read more at Retail Dive.