American Eagle Outfitters Taps, Ludacris, Fergie For Spring Break Performances

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Award winning rapper Ludacris and Black Eyed Peas member Fergie are teaming with

retail giant American Eagle Outfitters for a series of Spring Break events in

both Cancun and Acapulco, throughout the month of March. Fergie

will perform on the AE stage at The City in Cancun on Mar. 6. On Mar. 13, The

Academy Is…and Cute Is What We Aim For will perform. Ludacris hits The City

stage on Mar. 20. “Whether

it’s picking up a free AE tote bag with other Spring Break essentials, checking

out exclusive performances on ae.com or in our stores, or uploading your own Spring

Break videos, we’re excited to give our customers a great way to celebrate,”

said American Eagle Outfitters’ Chief Marketing Officer, Kathy Savitt.DJ

AM will also spin during the AE sponsored "Thursday Club Nights" in

Acapulco. The

announcement comes days after the company announced that it has been cleared to

file an application to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

The

company will begin trading under the "AEO" symbol on Mar. 8. "Our

transfer to the New York Stock Exchange is an important milestone for our company

and highlights the outstanding growth and profitability we have experienced over

the past several years," said American Eagle Outfitters’ Chief Executive

Officer, Jim O’Donnell. "As we look ahead, we are excited about our new relationship

with the NYSE. We remain focused on creating shareholder value by expanding our

brand portfolio, while continuing to drive strong profitability."American

Eagle Outfitters owns 834 stores stores in 50 states and Puerto Rico, and 72 AE

stores in Canada. The

company earned $2.794 billion last year, with profits up 20%, compared to 2006.

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