Ross Stores Inc. announced Oct. 14 that it opened 42 new locations across 19 states between September and October.
The apparel retailer launched 30 Ross Dress for Less shops and 12 dd's Discounts stores, with the company debuting its first dd's Discounts location in the state of Virginia.
"This fall, we continued to expand our Ross and dd's footprints across our existing markets as well as expansion in our newer market – the Midwest," President and Chief Development Officer Jim Fassio said in a statement. "The 42 locations we added this fall included nine stores in our newer Midwest markets of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska and Ohio."
The move marks the completion of Ross Stores' store growth plans for fiscal 2019 with the addition of 98 locations.