About 200 jobs, or 13 percent of the workforce, were cut in the organizational realignment.
The company will close up to 60 stores in the U.S. through natural lease expirations.
The pressure on sales from lack of tourists is expected to continue in the second half.
Should Aéropostale liquidate, more than 10,000 jobs would be lost.
The company said sales dropped in the oil belt region.
A decision from a Manhattan bankruptcy court judge is expected later this week.
The company said “lack of clarity across the assortment” was the problem for the quarter.