Ann Taylor - Clothing collection for women
Ann Taylor is an apparel store that specializes in womens apparel and accessories. Specifically catering to the working woman that cares about style. Products include blouses, dresses, pants, skirts, outerwear, and swimwear. A full collection of business and casual suites are available at Ann Taylor retail stores. Stores also contain a full range of shoes and accessories such as jewelry, scarves, belts, handbags, underwear and leggings. Women can find wedding collections at Ann Taylor, including wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, and cocktail dresses. The brand is split into four divisions Ann Taylor, LOFT, Ann Taylor Factory, Ann Taylor LOFT Outlet. LOFT includes products that are similar to Ann Taylor, but are for a more relaxing atmosphere and everyday wear. Ann Taylor Factory and Ann Taylor LOFT Outlets offer products at reduced and wholesale prices.
Ann Taylor - From dresses to riches
Ann Taylor is owned and operated under Ann Inc. Ann Taylor was founded in 1954 in New Haven, Connecticut by Richard Liebeskind. The brand was named after a best selling dress from Liebeskinds father's clothing store. Twenty-nine years later in 1983, Ann Taylor moved from an East Coast regional store to a 47 store national company. Today, Ann Inc. owns and operates 984 stores internationally, consisting of all four divisions (Ann Taylor, LOFT, Ann Taylor Factory, Annn Taylor LOFT Outlet). Ann Taylor has a heavy presence in North America with stores in 47 States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, but you can order Ann Inc. products online from over 100 countries. In 2011 the total net income was 86.5 million dollars.