Brighton Collectibles

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Brighton Collectibles
Type Private (NYSE[1])
Industry Retail
Founded 1991
Headquarters City of Industry, California, USA
Products Jewelry, handbags, luggage, small leather goods, belts, shoes, fragrances, gift home products and more.
Website www.brighton.com
Store in Hillsboro, Oregon

Brighton Collectibles (Brighton) is an accessories manufacturer and retailer, with over 180[1] retail stores in the United States. Brighton products are also sold in more than 5,000 boutiques nationwide.[1]

The concept for Brighton began when Terri Kravitz and Jerry Kohl, high school sweethearts, opened a specialty retail store. In 1991, Terri and Jerry launched Brighton Collectibles with a single collection of belts. Over the years, Brighton has expanded their products to include a line of coordinating accessories and footwear. A customer might choose a lipstick case that matches a wallet, earrings that match a pair of sunglasses, a handbag that matches footwear, or an entire coordinating collection consisting of multiple accessories. Luggage, home accessories, engravable products and clothing are included in Brighton's product line.[citation needed]

Brighton is headquartered in the City of Industry, California, and is a division of Leegin Creative Leather Products, also based in City of Industry, CA. For more than 30 years, Leegin has been manufacturing belts and other leather accessories at a California factory that has expanded from a shop with five employees to a plant employing more than 600 people. Components for some of the products are manufactured in countries such as France, Italy, Spain, China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan.[2]

Every October, Brighton Collectibles comes out with their annual "Power of Pink" bracelet, which benefits local Breast Cancer charities.[3]

In 2007, the company won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court to allow price floors in Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc..

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Store Locator". Brighton.com. Retrieved 2012-01-25. 
  2. ^ "History". Brighton Collections. Retrieved 2012-01-25. 
  3. ^ "Putting Our Hearts Into Finding A Cure". HERS Breast Cancer Foundation. 2011-09-22. Retrieved 2012-01-25. 

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