National Stores Inc. is a chain of clothing retail stores with headquarters in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles, California; the headquarters is located near the City of Gardena. The chains operated by National Stores include Factory 2-U, Fallas Discount Stores, Fallas Kids, and Fallas Paredes. Allison Wollam of the Houston Business Journal said that Fallas Paredes, a brand operated by National Stores, as "a value-oriented family clothing store". Fallas Paredes buys closeouts from uniform manufacturers, such as French Toast. Fallas Paredes caters to the Hispanic American community.