Five Below Expands Into Louisiana

As part of its ongoing expansion, Five Below is opening its first Louisiana stores. It will debut three new stores in the state on April 1.

The Philadelphia-based tweens-oriented company operates 444 stores in 27 states. The Louisiana stores is part of an 85 growth spurt Five Below plans for 2016. It opened 71 new stores during 2015.

The Louisiana stores will open in the towns of Covington, Lafayette and Slidell.

“Entering Louisiana is an important step as we continue to expand our rapidly growing footprint across the country,” said Joel Anderson, Five Below CEO. “We’re so excited to introduce new Louisiana customers to our brand in this great state. Teens and kids looking for a fun place to shop for trend-right, high-quality products, at an amazing $1 to $5 pricepoint, will love Five Below.”