NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Home decor retailer At Home began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday.
CEO Lee Bird thinks his company can continue to grow at a rapid clip of at least 20 new stores per year.
"We've done that in the past three years and we've been growing at 20% a year and last year our unit growth was almost 25%. Just as proof points that we could do that," Bird said on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
At Home has 115 box stores in 30 markets across the United States. Bird says the company's recent success has come from department chains shedding its big box stores, which At Home takes advantage of when expanding.
"The consumer is really cautious with their money and so we are a value player. Our prices are at or below our competitor sales prices. When they're thoughtful about their money they can come to our store and find what they're looking for," Bird noted.
Additionally, Bird thinks the company's overseas partners are helping it overcome an unstable global trading market.
"We've been able to source across the pond as well as Asia as well as domestically ... we have a very large manufacturing base across multiple countries. And we've been able to flex where we need to make sure our demand is being met," Bird added.
Shares of At Home are trading at $14.96 this morning, down from its opening price of $16.25.