Clothing Industry Public Company Directory: RETAILER LIST with company profiles  pg. 3

CLOTHING RETAILERS That have Publicly Trades Stocks

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Neiman Marcus Group

No longer publicly traded.

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September 2019 Summary:  Five luxury retailers — Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, Horchow, and Mytheresa — make up the Neiman Marcus Group. For over a century, they have continually transformed and elevated the luxury shopping experience, offering the finest in fashion, shoes, handbags, jewelry, beauty and decorative items for the home. In addition to their websites and catalogs, they have 43 Neiman Marcus stores across the United States, two Bergdorf Goodman stores in Manhattan, 24 Last Call locations, and one Mytheresa location in Germany. The Neiman Marcus experience at their stores is closely integrated with a premier online platform that accounts for over a third of their sales today. Their digital capabilities combined with a robust international business create an international footprint that positions us for growth.  Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC is a luxury, multi-branded, omni-channel fashion retailer conducting integrated store and online operations under the Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus Last Call, and Horchow brand names. For more information, visit

November 2004 Description: For nearly a century, The Neiman Marcus Group has stayed focused on serving the unique needs of the luxury market. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever. We have stayed true to the principles of our founders - to be recognized as the premier luxury retailer dedicated to providing our customers with distinctive merchandise and superior service. The Neiman Marcus Group is comprised of the Specialty Retail stores division - which includes Neiman Marcus Stores and Bergdorf Goodman - and the Direct Marketing division, Neiman Marcus Direct. These renowned retailers offer upscale assortments of apparel, accessories, jewelry, beauty and decorative home products to the affluent consumer. The Company operates 35 Neiman Marcus Stores across the United States and two Bergdorf Goodman stores in Manhattan. The Company also operates fourteen Last Call clearance centers. These store operations total more than 5 million gross square feet. Neiman Marcus Direct, our direct-to-consumer business, conducts both print catalog and online operations under the Neiman Marcus, Horchow and Bergdorf Goodman brand names. Under the Neiman Marcus brand, Neiman Marcus Direct primarily offers women's apparel, accessories and home furnishings. Horchow offers quality home furnishings, linens, decorative accessories and tabletop items. The Company also owns majority interests in two designer resources: Kate Spade, a manufacturer of accessories, and Gurwitch Products, which manufactures Laura Mercier cosmetics.


Nordstrom Inc.

Symbol: JWN  Chart

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September 2019 Summary: Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion retailer based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 381 stores in 40 states, including 118 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 248 Nordstrom Rack stores; three Jeffrey boutiques; two clearance stores; six Trunk Club clubhouses; and four Nordstrom Local service concepts. Additionally, customers are served online through,, HauteLook and Nordstrom, Inc.'s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

November 2004 Description: Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 150 US stores located in 27 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, Nordstrom today operates 94 full-line stores, 49 Nordstrom Racks, five U.S. Faconnable boutiques, one freestanding shoe store, and one clearance store. Nordstrom also operates 31 international Faconnable boutiques, primarily in Europe. Additionally, Nordstrom Direct serves customers through its online presence at and through its direct mail catalogs.

Pacific Suwear

No longer publicly traded.

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Pacific Sunwear of California Inc., is a United States-based retail clothing brand rooted in the youth oriented culture and lifestyle of California. The company sells lifestyle apparel, along with footwear and accessories designed for teens and young adults. As of late 2017, the company operated over 600 stores in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. PacSun is headquartered in Anaheim, California, and operates a distribution center in Olathe, Kansas. The company's regional directors, district managers and store positions are located throughout the United States. The company went bankrupt in April 2016 and is now owned by Golden Gate Capital.

November 2004 Description: Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. is a leading mall-based specialty retailer of everyday casual apparel, accessories and footwear designed to meet the lifestyle needs of active teens and young adults. The Company's customers are guys and girls aged 12 to 22 who generally prefer a casual look. Much of the fashion influence at PacSun (Pacific Sunwear) stores comes from surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding and brands associated with those sports. The Company believes its stores are differentiated by a carefully edited selection of popular and emerging brands, which are offered together with the Company's own private brands. The Company believes its merchandise selection enhances its image with its customers as a key fashion resource for the casual teen wardrobe. At October 30, 2004 the Company operated 734 PacSun stores in 50 states and Puerto Rico. The Company opened 15 stores in fiscal 1998 under a new retail concept with the trade name d.e.m.o. d.e.m.o. stores cater to 16-24 year old customer. Much of the fashion influence comes from hip hop music and personalities associated with the lifestyle. There are no overlapping brands or merchandise between d.e.m.o. stores and Pacific Sunwear stores. At October 30, 2004 the Company operated 159 d.e.m.o. stores. The Company also operates an Outlet division. These stores have an everyday value pricing strategy offering a mix of off-price branded merchandise, private brand and current season fashion merchandise. At October 30, 2004 the Company operated 84 PacSun Outlet stores. Pacific Sunwear opened a total of 90 new stores in fiscal 2003, which equated to a 13% increase in store square footage and ended fiscal 2003 with 877 stores in operation. Of the 877 stores, 677 were PacSun stores, 79 PacSun Outlet stores and 121 d.e.m.o. stores. The Company plans to open 110 net new stores and expand or relocate 35 stores to larger locations in fiscal 2004 for a square footage increase of approximately 15%. As of October 2, 2004, the Company operated 977 stores.

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Retail Ventures (Value City) / DSW - Designer Brands 

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September 2019 Summary: Designer Brands is one of North America's largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. The Company operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse®, The Shoe Company®, and Shoe Warehouse® banners and services footwear departments in the U.S. through its Affiliated Business Group ("ABG"). Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. Camuto Group owns licensing rights for the Jessica Simpson® footwear business, and footwear and handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and Max Studio®. In partnership with a joint venture with Authentic Brands Group, Designer Brands also owns a stake in Vince Camuto®, Louise et Cie®, Sole Society®, CC Corso Como®, Enzo Angiolini® and others. More information can be found at

Retail Ventures announced its merger with DSW in February 2011.

November 2004 Description: Their business strategy is quite simple. They fill their stores with a wide assortment of designer, department, discount and specialty store brands at prices substantially lower than competing department and discount stores.  They use their buying power to drive down the prices of goods and then pass the savings along to the customer. You never know what bargain is waiting for you at Value City!  Value City Department Stores with over 110 stores around the country and sales exceeding $1 billion.

Retail Ventures was a holding company originally created in 2003 for DSW (NYSE: DSW), Filene's Basement, and Value City Department Stores. The retailer's Initial Public Offering was in 1991 under the Value City name. Value City went on to purchase the DSW shoe business in 1998 and Filene's Basement in 2000.

Sears Holdings Corporation:
parent of Kmart and Sears, Roebuck and Co

February 2019: Transform SR Brands, LLC (doing business as Transformco, referred to as "New Sears") is an American privately held company formed on February 11, 2019, to acquire some of the assets of Sears Holdings Corporation. The new company is owned by Eddie Lampert's ESL Investments hedge fund of Greenwich, Connecticut. Following the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of Sears Holdings on October 15, 2018, Transformco purchased the surviving assets owned by Sears Holdings for $5.2 billion.

Oct. 15, 2018 Sears Holdings Corporation ("Holdings," "we," "our," or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced a series of actions to position the Company to establish a sustainable capital structure, continue streamlining its operating model and grow profitably for the long term. To facilitate these actions, the Company and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the "Court").

April 2005 Description:
Sears Holdings Corporation, the publicly traded parent of Kmart and Sears, Roebuck and Co., is the nation's third largest broadline retailer, with approximately $55 billion in annual revenues, and with approximately 3,800 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer in North America and is a retail sales leader in tools, lawn and garden, home electronics, and automotive repair and maintenance. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington brands. The company also offers Martha Stewart Everyday products, which are available exclusively in the U.S. at Kmart and in Canada at Sears Canada. The merger of Kmart and Sears as Sears Holdings Corporation closed on March 24, 2005, following affirmative shareholder votes of both companies. The company's corporate headquarters is in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Kmart maintains a headquarters office in Troy, Mich. Sears Holdings will operate Sears and Kmart stores, and will begin opening a combined format named Sears Essentials during the second quarter of 2005. The company will continue to market products under brands held by both companies.


No longer publically traded.
August 7, 2012 Summary: Sycamore Partners today announced that TLB Merger Sub Inc. (an affiliate of Sycamore Partners) has completed its acquisition of The Talbots, Inc., following the previously announced completion of its tender offer on August 3, 2012. The transaction is valued at approximately $391 million, including net debt.

November 2004 Description:
Talbots was founded in 1947 in a 17th-century colonial frame house in Hingham, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. The following year, the Company launched its direct mail business by distributing 3,000 black-and-white flyers to names obtained from The New Yorker magazine. Today, Talbots is a leading national specialty retailer, cataloger and e-tailer of classic apparel, shoes and accessories. At the end of fiscal year 2003, Talbots operated 977 stores throughout the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom, and its catalog operation circulated approximately 47 million catalogs worldwide. Talbots online shopping site is located at Each of its three sales channels offers the classic, high quality merchandise that has been Talbots trademark for more than 50 years.


Target Corp.
Symbol:  TGT   Chart

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September 2019 Summary: Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at more than 1,800 stores and at Since 1946, Target has given 5% of its profit to communities, which today equals millions of dollars a week.

Description November 2004: Minneapolis-based Target Stores serves guests at 1,313 stores in 47 states nationwide by delivering today's best retail trends at affordable prices. Whether visiting a Target store or shopping online at, guests enjoy a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to thousands of unique and highly differentiated items. Target Stores, along with its parent company Target Corporation gives back more than $2 million a week to its local communities through grants and special programs. Since opening its first store in 1962, Target has partnered with nonprofit organizations, guests and team members to help meet community needs.

TJX Companies

Symbol:  TJX   Chart

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September 2019 Summary: The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. As of August 3, 2019, the end of the Company's second quarter, the Company operated a total of 4,412 stores in nine countries, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia, and three e-commerce sites. These include 1,260 TJ Maxx, 1,107 Marshalls, 783 HomeGoods, 39 Sierra, and 23 Homesense stores, as well as and in the United States; 274 Winners, 132 HomeSense, and 91 Marshalls stores in Canada; 580 TK Maxx and 72 Homesense stores, as well as, in Europe; and 51 TK Maxx stores in Australia. TJX's press releases and financial information are available at

Description November 2004: TJX, the world leader in off-price retailing, trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TJX. Their success in the off-price business is driven by many factors including their strong organization, sound off-price concept, conservative financial policies, significant ROI, strong cash flow and consistent performance. The Company operates 767 T.J. Maxx, 695 Marshalls, 206 HomeGoods and 121 A.J. Wright stores, as well as 33 Bob's Stores, in the United States. In Canada, the Company operates 167 Winners and 39 HomeSense stores, and in Europe, 160 T.K. Maxx stores.

Urban Outfitters

Symbol: URBN  Chart

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September 2019 Summary: Urban Outfitters, Inc., offers lifestyle-oriented general merchandise and consumer products and services through a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of 245 Urban Outfitters stores in the United States, Canada and Europe and websites; 228 Anthropologie Group stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites; 136 Free People stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites, 12 Food and Beverage restaurants, 4 Urban Outfitters franchisee-owned stores, 1 Anthropologie Group franchisee-owned store and 1 Free People franchisee-owned store, as of April 30, 2019. Free People, Anthropologie Group and Urban Outfitters wholesale sell their products through approximately 2,200 department and specialty stores worldwide, digital businesses and the Company's Retail segment.

November 2004 Description: Urban Outfitters, Inc. is a lifestyle merchandising company that operates specialty retail stores under the Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Free People brands, as well as a wholesale division under the Free People brand



Stock: WMT  Chart

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September 2019 Summary : Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, over 275 million customers and members visit our more than 11,300 stores under 58 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2019 revenue of $514.4 billion, Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity.

December 2004 Description: The company Sam built has become the world's number one retailer. Diversification into grocery (Wal-Mart Supercenters and Neighborhood Markets), international operations and membership warehouse clubs (SAM'S Clubs), has created greater opportunities for growth. But unlike some corporations whose financial growth does not translate into more jobs, Wal-Mart's phenomenal growth has been an engine for making jobs.  As of November 30, 2004, the Company had 1,363 Wal-Mart stores, 1,672 Supercenters, 550 SAM'S CLUBS and 76 Neighborhood Markets in the United States. Internationally, the Company operated units in Argentina (11), Brazil (148), Canada (246), China (42), Germany (92), South Korea (16), Mexico (687), Puerto Rico (54) and United Kingdom (277).


Wilsons Leather the company became PreVu but the brand had first been sold to GIII

No longer publically traded.

The company formerly known as Wilsons changed its name to PreVu Inc.. PreVu was delisted by NASDAQ on August 4, 2008, then announced it was going out of business on August 14, 2008 and would liquidate its 100 mall stores by October.  In 2009, AM Retail Group purchased the company, in partners with GH Bass Co as well. Wilsons currently has 167 stores nationally. Its outlet stores remain open.
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In July 2008, the company sold the Wilsons brand name, online store and 116 outlet stores to G-III Apparel Group.
November 2004 Description: As of October 2, 2004, Wilsons Leather operated 453 stores located in 45 states and the District of Columbia, including 328 mall stores, 109 outlet stores and 16 airport stores.  They regularly supplement their permanent mall stores with seasonal stores during their peak selling season from October through January.   Their nationwide network of stores offers quality leather products under the following formats: their Wilsons Leather mall-based stores showcase a full range of leather outerwear, accessories and apparel primarily under their proprietary labels. Their Wilsons Leather Outlet stores offer clearance items and special outlet-only merchandise as well as certain key in-season products.  They launched their airport stores in an effort to highlight their Wilsons Leather brand and accessories. These airport stores play an instrumental role in showcasing our products to millions of travelers who pass by their airport stores each year.  Their e-commerce site offers an extension of their store experience and features key in-season merchandise as well as promotional merchandise.

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