Kate Spade & Co (KATE) . The company operates in three segments: KATE SPADE North America, KATE SPADE International, and Adelington Design Group. It offers briefcases, handbags, small leather goods, fashion accessories, jewelry, fragrances, and apparel for men, women, and children; and licensed products, counting footwear, swimwear, watches, children’s wear, optics, tabletop products, legwear, electronics cases, furniture, bedding, and stationery. The company markets and sells its products under the AXCESS, KATE SPADE SATURDAY, JACK SPADE, MARVELLA, KATE SPADE, MONET, kate spade new York, and TRIFARI brand names.
It also designs, develops, and supplies jewelry for the LIZ CLAIBORNE and MONET brands; licenses LIZ CLAIBORNE NEW YORK and LIZWEAR brands. The company sells its products through wholly-owned specialty retail and outlet stores, specialty retail and upscale department stores, and concession stores and upscale wholesale accounts; and a network of distributors, in addition to e-commerce Websites. As of January 2, 2016, it had 104 specialty retail stores and 64 outlet stores in the United States; and 22 specialty retail stores and 13 outlet stores internationally, in addition to 54 concessions. The company was formerly known as Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Kate Spade & Company in February 2014. Kate Spade & Company was founded in 1976 and is based in New York, New York.
Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) an athletic apparel company, together with its auxiliaries, designs, distributes, and retails athletic apparel and accessories for women, men, and female youth. It operates through two segments, Company-Operated Stores and Direct To Consumer. The company offers pants, shorts, tops, and jackets for healthy lifestyle and athletic activities, such as yoga and running; other sweaty pursuits; and athletic wear for female youth.
It also provides fitness-related accessories, counting bags, socks, underwear, yoga mats, and water bottles. The company sells its products through a chain of company-operated stores; outlets and warehouse sales; a network of wholesale channel, such as yoga studios, health clubs, and fitness centers; license and supply arrangements; and showrooms, in addition to directly to consumer through lululemon.com and ivivva.com e-commerce sites. As of January 31, 2016, it operated 363 company-operated stores under the lululemon athletica and ivivva athletica brand names in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, Germany, and Puerto Rico. lululemon athletica inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.