Jos A Bank Clothiers has announced the opening of its first new store in its proposed 30 for the year 2001. The new store is located in Danbury, CT, and forms the start of Jos A Bank's aggressive expansion plan of opening between 75-100 new stores by the end of the financial year 2003. Robert N Wildrick, Jos A Bank CEO, said: "Our expansion plans are progressing well. We had one of the most successful Holiday performances in our industry as evidenced by a 12.6 per cent comparable store sales increase in December 2000 and shortly we will be reporting excellent fourth quarter results. We want to capitalise on this great trend and expand our market share.''