New York & Company, Inc. is a specialty retailer of women's fashion apparel and accessories. The Company's branded New York & Company merchandise is sold through its national network of retail stores and electronic commerce (e-Commerce) store at www.nyandcompany.com. The target customers for the Company's merchandise are fashion-conscious, value-sensitive women between the ages of 25 and 45. As of February 2, 2013, the Company operated 519 stores with 2.7 million selling square feet in 43 states. The Company offers a merchandise assortment consisting of wear-to-work, casual apparel and accessories, including pants, dresses, jackets, knit tops, blouses, sweaters, denim, t-shirts, activewear, handbags and jewelry. During fiscal year 2012, the Company opened 18 new Outlet stores, remodeled 13 stores and closed 31 stores, ending the year with 519 stores, including 44 Outlet stores and 2.7 million selling square feet.