Dillard's, Inc. is engaged in apparel and home furnishing retail business. As of January 31, 2009, the Company operated 315 Dillard’s stores offering a range of merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men and children, accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. Its merchandise selections include, but are not limited to, Dillard’s lines of brand merchandise, such as Antonio Melani, Gianni Bini, Roundtree & Yorke and Daniel Cremieux. The Company also operates a general contracting construction company based in Little Rock, Arkansas. On August 29, 2008, the Company purchased the remaining interest in CDI Contractors, LLC and CDI Contractors, Inc., a former 50% equity method joint venture investment of the Company.