Chico's (clothing retailer)
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|Type||Public (NYSE: CHS)|
|Headquarters||Fort Myers, FL, U.S.|
|Number of locations||Chico's:
593, 71 outlet stores
White House | Black Market:
351, 24 outlet stores
141, 12 outlet stores
|Area served||United States
U.S. Virgin Islands
|Products||Apparel and accessories|
|Revenue||2009 net sales of $1.713 billion.|
|Operating income||2009 operating income of $108.2 million|
|Net income||$69.7 million |
|Employees||16,200 [70% part-time]|
Chico's is a retail women's clothing chain founded in 1983 by a three-person operation on Sanibel Island, Florida.
The company currently operates 1,084 women's clothing stores, including stores in 48 states, Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, and Puerto Rico, operating under the Chico's, White House | Black Market, and Soma Intimates brands. It also publishes the Boston Proper catalogs. On April 20, 2005, the company was identified by the Bellwether Report and the analysts began to track the company because of its significant corporate development during that time.
- Chico's FAS, Inc. Reports a 30% Increase in First Quarter Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.26 vs. $0.20
- Chico's FAS to Acquire Boston Proper
- "bellwetherreport.com: The Bellwether Reports begins tracking Chico's FAS Inc.".
- Feitelberg, Rosemary (8 January 2014). "Suit Against Chico's Alleges Copying". WWD. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
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