The Cato Corporation (Cato) is an operator of women's fashion specialty retail stores. The Company operates through four segments: Cato, It's Fashion, Versona and Credit. Its stores offer an assortment of apparel and accessory items in primarily junior/missy, plus sizes, girls sizes ( Seven to 16), men's and kids sizes (newborn to seven). Its merchandise lines include dressy, career, and casual sportswear, dresses, coats, shoes, lingerie, costume jewelry, handbags, men's wear and lines for kids and newborns. As of January 31, 2015, it operated 1,346 fashion specialty stores in 32 states, principally in the southeastern United States, under the names Cato, Cato Fashions, Cato Plus, It's Fashion, It's Fashion Metro and Versona. The Company offers its own credit card and layaway plan. Its stores range in size from 2,000 to 19,000 square feet and are located primarily in strip shopping centers anchored by national discounters or grocery stores.