New York (Jan. 16, 2004) -- If they aren’t there already, H&R Block may soon be coming to your neighborhood, if the company’s leaders have their way.

The tax prep and financial services powerhouse plans to open more locations in market areas which they haven't already highly penetrated,   chief operating officer Jeff Yabuki told attendees at the company's annual investment community conference this week. "We expect to be adding locations over the next several years in a way we haven't seen historically," Yabuki said. That’s because the firm said that client retention and the ability to attract new clients increase with market density.

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