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

SOURCE Ross Stores, Inc.

Ross Stores announces the opening of 19 Ross Dress for Less® and 7 dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 14 different states in Sep and Oct

Added 90 Total Stores in 2015

DUBLIN, Calif., 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores today announced the opening of 19 Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”) and seven dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 14 different states in September and October. These new locations complete the Company’s 2015 expansion plans to add a total of 90 stores during the year.

“This recent opening group rounds out our 2015 store growth plans to add 70 Ross and 20 dd’s DISCOUNTS locations,” said Jim Fassio, President and Chief Development Officer. “We entered our 34th state in October, opening three new stores in Wisconsin. Our ongoing focus remains on expansion across both existing and newer markets, such as the Midwest. Longer term, we continue to plan for significant growth throughout all markets, and remain confident that Ross Dress for Less 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 2014 revenues of $11.0 billion. Currently, the Company operates Ross Dress for Less®(“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,276 locations in 34 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 172 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

SOURCE: Ross Stores, Inc.

CBL: New Ross Dress for Less and Ulta Beauty are coming to Randolph Mall in Asheboro, North Carolina

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2015-7-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today announced that a new Ross Dress for Less and Ulta Beauty are coming to Randolph Mall in Asheboro, North Carolina. The two new stores will be situated in the former JC Penney location. Construction is expected to begin in October with the grand opening for both stores scheduled for 2016.

“Redeveloping anchor locations is a great opportunity to both create value in our centers and to satisfy the strong retail demand for CBL properties,” said Stephen Lebovitz, president and chief executive officer, CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. “The additions of Ross Dress for Less and Ulta Beauty represent our ongoing commitment to reinvest in the growth of Randolph Mall and to provide shoppers with a broader range of shopping options.”

Randolph Mall is a 400,000-square-foot mall featuring more than 40 specialty stores and is anchored by Belk, Dunham’s Sports, and Sears. For more information visit ShopRandolphMall.com or Facebook.com/RandolphMall.

About CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.
CBL is one of the largest and most active owners and developers of malls and shopping centers in the United States. CBL owns, holds interests in or manages 148 properties, including 89 regional malls/open-air centers. The properties are located in 30 states and total 84.2 million square feet including 6.5 million square feet of non-owned shopping centers managed for third parties. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, CBL has regional offices in Boston (Waltham), MA, Dallas (Irving), TX, and St. Louis, MO. Additional information can be found at cblproperties.com.

CBL contact: Stacey Keating, corporate marketing specialist, 423.490.8361, Stacey.Keating@CBLProperties.com
Investor Contact: Katie Reinsmidt, Senior Vice President – Investor Relations and Corporate Investments, 423.490.8301,katie.reinsmidt@cblproperties.com