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Citi Trends Announces Departure of Chief Merchandising Officer


Ed Anderson Temporarily Resuming Executive Chairman Role

SAVANNAH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citi Trends, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRN) today announced the resignation of Elizabeth R. Feher, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer.

David Alexander, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We want to express our gratitude for Beth's valuable contributions to our Company and the merchandising team over the last 3.5 years and wish her all the best in her future endeavors."

The Company also announced that Ed Anderson, the Company's Board Chairman, will temporarily resume his previous role as Executive Chairman and, in that capacity, oversee merchandising and marketing while the Company undertakes a search for a new Chief Merchandising Officer. "We appreciate Ed's willingness to step in and assist the Company. We are confident that the Company will be able to focus fully on its search for a new chief merchant knowing those operations are in experienced, capable hands," Mr. Alexander said.

About Citi Trends

Citi Trends, Inc. is a value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories for the entire family. The Company operates 504 stores located in 28 states. Citi Trends' website address is www.cititrends.com.

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Citi Trends, Inc.
Bruce Smith, 912-443-2075
Chief Financial Officer
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David Alexander, 912-443-3924
President and Chief Executive Officer

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