Store ActivityThe Company also reported today that it opened a new Goody’s store in Elkin, NC, a new Peebles store in Ticonderoga, NY and new Steele’s stores in Corsicana, TX and Bogalusa, LA during August. The Company also closed two stores during the month. About Stage Stores Stage Stores, Inc. operates primarily in small and mid-sized towns and communities. Its stores, which operate under the Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles, Stage and Steele’s names, offer moderately priced, nationally recognized brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear for the entire family. The Company operates 836 stores in 40 states. The Company also has an eCommerce website. For more information about Stage Stores, visit the Company’s web site at www.stagestoresinc.com.