The corporate headquarters for Ross Stores, which does business in California as Ross Dress for Less, is located at 5130 Hacienda Drive, Dublin, Calif. 94568. The chain originally opened in Pacifica, Calif. in 1950, and it was headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif. for a time.
Other significant offices of Ross Stores are located throughout California and in a few other states. The distribution center for the Southwest is headquartered in Perris, Calif.. The furniture store center is located in Moreno Valley, Calif. The West Coast buying office is located in Los Angeles. The distribution center and transportation hub are located in Fort Mill, S.C. The Eastern distribution center is in Carlisle, Pa. The East Coast buying office is in New York City, even though Ross Stores operates no stores in the state of New York. As of 2014, Ross Stores operates 1,173 stores spread across 33 states.
Ross Stores began a significant expansion in the 1980s and 1990s. In fiscal year 2012, the company posted sales of $9.7 billion.
Ross Stores regularly posts job openings for positions at its corporate headquarters. Corporate jobs are sometimes available in the areas of administration, allocation, store operations, finance, legal, human resources, information technology, marketing, property development and strategy.