Avenue (store)

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Avenue Stores LLC
Industry Retail
Founded 1987; 30 years ago (1987) (as The Avenue)
Headquarters Rochelle Park, New Jersey, U.S.
Key people
Elizabeth Williams (CEO)
Products Clothing, footwear, jewelry.
Revenue IncreaseUS$399.25.1 million (2006)
IncreaseUS$12.982 million (2006)
IncreaseUS$10.48 million (2006)
Owner Versa Capital Management
Website www.avenue.com

Avenue Stores LLC is a specialty retailer in the United States, offering plus-size clothing. The company serves a target audience of women aged between 25 and 55 years of age, wearing apparel sized 14 or larger. The group operates five-hundred stores in 37 states,[1] all under the name The Avenue.[2]

The company was purchased by Redcats USA, part of the French group Kering, in November 2007.[3]

Early in 2012, United Retail Group, Inc., Avenue's parent company, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and was acquired by Versa Capital Management.


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