Ross operates Ross Dress for Less which is the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the U.S. with more than 1,500 locations in 39 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. It also operates 259 dd’s DISCOUNTS in 19 states. Ross offers branded and designer apparel, accessories, footwear, and home merchandise for the full family at 20%-60% savings on department and specialty store regular prices. The company sells known brand name merchandise that is currently in fashion in each category. Ross is known for providing outstanding customer value through a wide assortment of products within each of the merchandise categories in convenient and easy-to-shop stores. Its product comprises of ladies merchandise (~26% of the mix), home accents, bed and bath (~26%), men’s (14%), accessories, jewelry and fragrances (13%), shoes (13%) and children’s (8%). Value-conscious women and men between the ages of 18 and 54 are Ross’s target customers.