The coming year will be a big test for the newly public Aeropostale chain.
Founded in 1987,the chain started as a division of R.H.Macy &Co.,but was bought in 1998 by a team of investors from then-owner Federated Department Stores.Aeropostale hit the NYSE on May 16.Shares of Aeropostale Inc.kyrocketed in the teen specialty retailer ’s first day of trading,climbing $9.70,or 53.9 percent,to close at $27.70. It priced at $18 in an initial public offering that raised $225 million.
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