Western and Work Wear Retailer Boot Barn(R) to Open First Utah Location

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 15, 2012) - Boot Barn®, the nation's largest western and work wear retailer, has announced plans to begin expansion into Utah with the opening of their newest store in the Ogden suburb of Riverdale, at 320 South Freeway Park Drive, just off I-15 and West Riverdale Road, and will add 12 new employees to the Boot Barn® team. Boot Barn® is on schedule to celebrate the new store's Grand Opening in May.

Boot Barn® offers the largest selection of boots, hats, jeans, shirts, outer wear, protective work wear, belts, and accessories for both the western and work customer. For over 30 years Boot Barn® has focused on providing quality, top brand names including Wrangler, Ariat, Justin, Carhartt, Wolverine, Levi's, Resistol, Timberland PRO, Cinch, Dan Post, and Tony Lama, at the best prices.

"Riverdale is located in northern Utah, one of the most beautiful parts of our country. From recreational horseback riding to popular events like Ogden's Pioneer Days, the community embraces western living and values, which we are happy to support," said Patrick Meany, CEO, Boot Barn®. "We will work hard to become their trusted source for the best value in quality western and work boots and apparel."

Boot Barn® has been outfitting the West since 1978. With the addition of the Ogden area store, Boot Barn® now operates 87 stores in nine states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, and has online shopping via their mobile-friendly website, all offering the largest selection, best service and lowest prices -- guaranteed. For more information, call 888-Boot-Barn or visit bootbarn.com.