Sure, it won't make up for the vacancies left behind by CircuitCity and Linens 'n Things, but some retailers out there are sizablyexpanding. The latest is value teen apparel chain Rue21, which plans to open 100 new stores thisyear.The retailer, which went public late last year, currently operates535 units in strip centers, mostly in secondary markets where thiskind of expansion is probably needed.The announcementcomes as Rue21reported very strong fourth-quarter results. Theretailer's same-store sales rose 8.6%, and net income hit $7.7million, up from $4.6 million during the same year-ago period.Doexpansions by retailers like Rue21 take some pressure off oflandlords, or are there just too many retailers like Movie Galleryand Blockbuster closing their doors out there for it to make adifference?ALSO:Why Men's Wearhouse Is Dressing Down

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