ModCloth

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ModCloth
Type Private
Industry Retail, apparel, e-commerce
Founded 2002 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Founders Eric Koger
Susan Gregg-Koger
Headquarters San Francisco, California, United States (2010)
Key people Eric Koger, Chief Executive Officer
Susan Gregg-Koger, Chief Creative Officer
Products Clothing, accessories, decor
Revenue $15 million+ (2009)[1]
Employees 400+[2]
Website www.modcloth.com

ModCloth is an American online retailer specializing in vintage, vintage-inspired and indie clothing, accessories and decor.[3] The company is headquartered in San Francisco’s South of Market District.[4] They also have an office in the historic Coast Savings Building in Los Angeles,[5][6] as well as an office and fulfillment center in Pittsburgh, PA.[7]

History[edit]

ModCloth was launched as a website in 2002 by Susan Gregg-Koger with the help of her then-boyfriend, now-husband Eric Koger.[8] The pair continued working on the website while attending Carnegie Mellon University,[8] and went full-time with the operation in 2006.[9] Since then, the company has grown, and achieved 50% YOY growth in 2012.[10] It relocated headquarters from Pittsburgh's Strip District to San Francisco in 2010, but has kept its Pittsburgh division operational.[11]

ModCloth had over $100 million in retail sales in 2012.[12]

Recognition[edit]

2013

  • No. 19 on “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” list by Fast Company.[13]
  • No. 14 on “Most Innovative Social Media Companies” list by Fast Company.[14]

2012

  • Founders Susan and Eric Koger named to Forbes' “30 Under 30” list for Art & Style.[15]
  • Founders Susan and Eric Koger named among the 30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs of 2012[16] by Under30CEO.com.

2011

  • Founders Susan and Eric Koger named to Forbes' “30 Under 30” list for Technology.[17]
  • Co-founder and CCO Susan Koger named a Champion of Change by The White House.[18]

2010

  • “#2 Fastest-Growing Private Company in America” - Inc. [19]
  • “America’s Fastest-Growing Retailer” - Inc.[20]
  • ModCloth was ranked #2 in Inc.'s Inc. 500 list in 2010.[21]
  • Eric Koger named Entrepreneur of the Year for the Upstate New York, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia region in the eBusiness category[22]
  • ModCloth receives a Webby Award for Best of the Web for Retail.[23]

2009

  • Founders Susan Gregg-Koger and Eric Koger named no. 2 and no. 3 30 Under 30: America's Coolest Young Entrepreneurs by Inc. (Magazine[8]

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