American Apparel, Inc. reported that for the month of October, same-store sales increased 22% over the year ago period, on a constant currency basis. For the month of October 2007, comps jumped 44%.

American Apparel opened 7 new retail stores during the month of September in the following locations: Westfield Santa Anita in Santa Anita, CA; Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, WA; The Shops at La Cantera in San Antonio, TX; North Star Mall in San Antonio, TX; Prime Outlets-International in Orlando, FL; Saskatoon, Canada; and Shanghai, China. American Apparel has opened a total of 55 retail stores in 2008 through October 31.

As of October 31, American Apparel operated more than 230 retail stores in 19 countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and China.