The Wet Seal, Inc. is a multi-channel specialty retailer selling fashion apparel and accessory items designed for female customers aged 13 to 34 years old through the Company stores and e-commerce websites. The Company operates two nationwide, primarily mall-based, chains of retail stores under the names Wet Seal and Arden B. As of February 1, 2014, the Company has 532 retail stores in 47 states and Puerto Rico. Of the 532 stores, there were 475 Wet Seal stores and 57 Arden B stores. The Company operates in two segments: Wet Seal and Arden B. Wet Seal is a junior apparel brand for girls who seek fashion apparel and accessories with a target customer age range of 13 to 23 years old. Arden B is a fashion brand for the contemporary woman.