Christopher & Banks Corp a Delaware Corporation was incorporated in 1986. The Company is a retailer of women’s apparel and accessories, which operates retail stores through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Its merchandise assortments i...nclude women’s apparel, generally consisting of knit tops, woven tops, jackets, sweaters, skirts, denim bottoms, bottoms made of other fabrications and dresses in missy, petite and women’s plus sizes. The Company operates 560 stores in 43 states, including 333 Christopher & Banks stores, 135 C.J. Banks stores, 61 Missy, Petite, Women (‘MPW’) stores (formerly referred to as ‘Dual’ stores) and 31 outlet stores. It also operates e-commerce web sites for its two brands at www.christopherandbanks.com and www.cjbanks.com which, in addition to offering the apparel and accessori...es found in its stores, also offer exclusive sizes and styles available only online. The Company has two operating segments, Christopher & Banks stores and C.J. Banks stores. Christopher & Banks brand offers classic fashions featuring exclusively designed, coordinated assortments of women’s apparel and accessories in missy sizes 4 to 16 and petite sizes 4P to 16P in its Christopher & Banks stores and on its Christopher & Banks e-commerce web site. C.J. Banks brand offers similar assortments of apparel and accessories in women’s sizes 14W to 26W in its C.J. Banks stores and on its J. Banks e-commerce web site. The Company’s competitors include national and regional retail chains that sell similar merchandise, including department stores, specialty stores, discount stores, mass merchandisers and Internet-based retailers. The Company is subject to numerous regulations and laws that govern its operations, marketing and sale of its merchandise, corporate structure, and financial controls and disclosures.