rue21 is a specialty retailer of young men and women’s casual apparel and accessories. It offers a range of fashion clothing, including graphic T-shirts, denims, dresses, shirts, hoodies, belts, jewelry, handbags, footwear, intimate apparel, and other accessories. The Company sells its products under various brand names through its stores, as well as online.

Employee Rating

3.2
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyApax Partners
HQWarrendale, PA, US
Founded1976
Websiterue21.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
rue21 was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Warrendale, PA, US

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rue21 Office Locations

rue21 has an office in Warrendale
Warrendale, PA, US (HQ)
800 Commonwealth Dr
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rue21 Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1976

Investors

rue21 is a subsidiary of Apax Partners

rue21 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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rue21 Online and Social Media Presence

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rue21 Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    55/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    61/100

  • Compensation

    D-

    48/100

  • Diversity

    D

    55/100

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rue21 News and Updates

rue21 Announces Final Results of its Modified "Dutch Auction" Tender Offer

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty retailer rue21 (r21 Holdings, Inc.) announced today the final results of its previously announced modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer. The tender offer expired at 5:00 p.m. New York City time on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Based on...

rue21 Launches its Most Robust Pride Collection, Partners with LGBTQ Nonprofit to Help Save Young Lives

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- rue21, one of the nation's fastest growing specialty retailers, announced today the release of its exclusive Pride collection, which represents its most expansive collection to date. From a limited edition, gender-neutral "Unity" fragrance, to...

rue21 and Spike Lee's Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks & Defend Brooklyn Partner to Offer A Limited Edition 30th Anniversary Do the Right Thing Collection

WARRENDALE, Pa. and BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- rue21, a leading fashion retailer, along with Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Spike Lee's production company, and Defend Brooklyn, have collaborated to offer a limited edition 30th Anniversary Do the Right Thing...

rue21 Names Brian Rogers Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Robert Brous Vice President for e-Commerce & Digital, and Michael Cingolani Vice President of Guys Merchandising

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --rue21, a leading fast fashion retailer, has named three new additions to its leadership team. Brian Rogers has joined rue21 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Responsible for directing all of the people functions of...

rue21 and Upcoming Film, "Five Feet Apart" Agree on Retail Partnership

WARRENDALE, Pa., Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- rue21, a leading fast fashion retailer is the exclusive apparel retail partner for the upcoming film, "Five Feet Apart" starring Haley Lu Richardson (The Edge of Seventeen) and Cole Sprouse (Riverdale). The romantic drama film following the...

rue21 Blogs

Fall 2021 Trend Update ft. Behind the Scenes Peek: DARK MODE

We know you feel that breeze in the air. The leaves are changin’ colors & we’re suddenly craving all things pumpkin spice. Fall 2021 is FINALLY here and we’re ‘bout to hook you up with the newest fall trends from our Dark Mode Fall Collection that are gonna be takin’ over your feed from IG to Ti…

Fall 2021 Bucket List – Outfit & Plan Pairs to Spice Up The Season

How is it already September? We can’t believe it either, but we’re sooo ready for the season switch-up to break out our fave fall trends. But we know you can’t flaunt your new autumn threads without a destination (aka an excuse to take pics for the ‘gram). We got you, bestie! We rounded up some ultr…

Find Action and Adventure in The Limited-Edition Naruto Collection at rue21

Break out your anime and pull up your favorite Naruto: Shippuden episode, because we just dropped our exclusive Naruto collection! Spring into action and rep the anime series you know and love by stocking up on our exclusive and limited edition collection of Naruto graphics that just launched in-sto…

The Snack Match-Up: 3 Simple Snacks & Outfits 4 Back 2 School

It’s time to set your alarm, pack your backpack, organize your cute desk supplies & get your new outfits laid out, ‘cause it’s back-to-school season! If you didn’t already know, the only thing we love as much as a cute fashion find is a good snack. So of course we cooked up a guide to hook you u…

A New Spin on an Iconic Throwback – The Rugrats Collection

Nap time is over! Our newest limited-edition collection has the perfect threads for when ya just don’t wanna be a big people anymore. We’re obsessed with re-livin’ the best of the ‘90s, so we’re bringing you a total kidcore rewind with Rugrats! All your favorite iconic ‘90s babies are back with styl…

Back to School Advice from Our Influencers & Denim Outfit Inspo!

The first day of class is literally right around the corner, and you’re wondering what to wear. Whether you’re heading out to college and re-inventing yourself, starting high school with some new spice to your aesthetic, or just leveling-up in life while learning as you go, we can always use a lil w…
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rue21 Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was rue21 founded?

    rue21 was founded in 1976.

  • How many employees does rue21 have?

    rue21 has 5,308 employees.

  • Who are rue21 competitors?

    Competitors of rue21 include Hockerty, Graham's and JD Sports.

  • Where is rue21 headquarters?

    rue21 headquarters is located at 800 Commonwealth Dr, Warrendale.

  • Where are rue21 offices?

    rue21 has an office in Warrendale.

  • How many offices does rue21 have?

    rue21 has 1 office.