AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS INC. is built on more than 38 years of customer focus, dedication and innovation. The company was founded with one store, in Novi, Michigan, in 1977. Today, we have more than 1,000 stores and 40,000 associates worldwide. With corporate offices across the globe - American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. has built a distinctive global company culture based on our core values – People, Integrity, Passion, Innovation and Teamwork. These values continue to shape our aspirational yet accessible brand identities.