Ross Stores, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate two brands of off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores-Ross Dress for Less (Ross) and dd's DISCOUNTS. Ross is an off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States, with 1,589 locations in 40 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Ross offers in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also operates 277 dd's DISCOUNTS stores in 21 states, which offers name brand apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 70% off department and discount store regular prices every day. The Company operated a total of 1,866 stores comprised of 1,589 Ross stores and 277 dd’s DISCOUNTS stores. The Company owns and operates distribution processing facilities.