Ross Stores opened 21 Ross Dress for Less® and 7 dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores in June and July 2017

Part of 2017 Store Expansion Plans to Open Approximately 90 New Stores

DUBLIN, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores announces the recent opening of 21 Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”) and seven dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 15 different states in June and July. These new locations are part of the Company’s plans to add approximately 70 Ross and 20 dd’s locations in 2017.

“With this opening group, we continued to expand Ross and dd’s in both new and existing markets. Ross grew in its newest market – the Midwest – as well as existing markets, including California, Texas, and Florida. And in June, dd’s opened its 200th location and expanded into its newest state of Pennsylvania,” said Jim Fassio, President and Chief Development Officer. “Looking ahead, we remain confident in our expansion plans and continue to see plenty of opportunity to grow across all of our markets. We continue to believe that over the long-term, Ross can grow to 2,000 locations and dd’s can become a chain of 500 stores.”

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion. Currently, the Company operates Ross Dress for Less, the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,384 locations in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also currently operates 205 dd’s DISCOUNTS® in 16 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices every day. Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.

Contact:
Connie Kao
Vice President, Investor & Media Relations
(925) 965-4668
connie.kao@ros.com

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Ross Stores opened 23 Ross Dress for Less® and five dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores in February and March 2017

DUBLIN, Calif., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores recently opened 23 Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”) and five dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 15 different states in February and March. These new locations are part of the Company’s plans to add approximately 70 Ross and 20 dd’s DISCOUNTS locations during 2017.

“These new Spring stores further strengthen our presence in the Midwest, which accounts for approximately one-quarter of these openings, and includes initial entry into our newest state of Iowa.  We also continue to see opportunity to grow in our largest states with new locations in California, Florida and Texas,” said Jim Fassio, President and Chief Development Officer. “With these recent openings, we now operate a total of 1,561 Ross Dress for Less and dd’s DISCOUNTS stores across 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. Looking ahead, we remain confident that over time, Ross can grow to 2,000 locations and dd’s DISCOUNTS can become a chain of 500 stores.”

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion. Currently, the Company operates Ross Dress for Less®(“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,363 locations in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also currently operates 198 dd’s DISCOUNTS® in 15 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices every day. Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.

Contact:
Connie Kao
Vice President
Investor & Media Relations
(925) 965-4668
connie.kao@ros.com

SOURCE: Ross Stores, Inc.

Ross Stores opened 22 Ross Dress for Less® and six dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores during February and March

2016 Expansion Plans on Track with Plans for 90 New Stores

DUBLIN, Calif., 2016-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores recently opened a total of 22 Ross Dress for Less®(“Ross”) and six dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 15 different states in February and March. These new locations are part of the Company’s 2016 expansion plans to add approximately 70 Ross and 20 dd’s DISCOUNTS locations throughout the year.

“These recent openings reflect our ongoing plans to continue building our presence in both existing and newer markets, including the Midwest for Ross, and expansion of dd’s DISCOUNTS,” said Jim Fassio, President and Chief Development Officer. “Ross Dress for Less remains the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the U.S with 1,295 locations in 34 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. We continue to identify plenty of domestic growth opportunities ahead for both Ross and dd’s DISCOUNTS, and believe that over the long term, Ross can grow to 2,000 total locations and dd’s DISCOUNTS can become a chain of 500 stores.”

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2015 revenues of $11.9 billion. Currently, the Company operates Ross Dress for Less, the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,295 locations in 34 states, theDistrict of Columbia and Guam. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also currently operates 178 dd’s DISCOUNTS in 15 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices every day. Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.

Contact: Connie Kao
Senior Director, Investor & Media Relations
(925) 965-4668
connie.kao@ros.com

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