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|Headquarters||Scarborough, Maine the old mill on Bridge Street in Yarmouth, Maine, United States|
|Number of locations||8|
|Key people||George Denny, Dan Elze|
Cole Haan is a fashion label that was founded in Chicago, Illinois, United States, in 1928.
The name comes from founders Trafton Cole and Eddie Haan. Originally Cole Haan was a men's footwear label. Today it offers many products, including men's and women's dress and casual footwear, belts, hosiery, handbags, gloves, scarves, hats, outerwear, and sunglasses.
Cole Haan was bought by Apax Partners Worldwide LLP for $570 million on November 16, 2012, from Nike, Inc.. Cole Haan has its headquarters in Scarborough, Maine, and its design center in New York City. Jack Boys is its current CEO.
The company's flagship stores are found in locations including:
- Century City, California
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- Boston, Massachusetts
- Chicago, Illinois
- Dallas, Texas
- New York City
- San Francisco, California
- Tokyo, Japan
Cole Haan products are also sold at retailers such as Macy*s, Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and others, as well as through its own outlet stores found in outlet malls throughout the country.
Cole Haan chose Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova to headline its Spring 2009 and Fall 2009 advertising campaigns.
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