Pier 1 hits 1,000 stores
February 17, 2003,
Pier 1 Imports will open its 1,000th store — its largest to date — on Feb. 23 outside Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing markets in the nation.
Pier 1's other larger-format locations are in Dallas, St. Louis, Denver, Southampton, N.Y., and Houston.
"Reaching our 1,000th store opening in North America is a significant milestone for Pier 1," said Marvin Girouard, chairman and ceo
This fiscal year, ending Feb. 28, Pier 1 will have opened more than 115 new stores in the United States and Canada.