Bath & Body Works


Bath & Body Works

Infobox_Company
company_name = Bath and Body Works
company_type = Public
foundation = 1990 by Leslie Wexner
location = Columbus, Ohio
key_people = Neil Fiske, CEO, Diane Neal, President
industry = Retail
products = Bath and Beauty products, gifts
revenue = US$ $2,285,000,000 (FY '06)

Bath & Body Works, LLC is an American retail store under the Limited Brands umbrella. It was founded in 1990 in New Albany, Ohio and has since expanded across the country. It specializes in numerous fragrant lotions, bath items, personal care items, and home fragrances. Other Limited Brands include Victoria's Secret, Henri Bendel, White Barn Candle Co., and C. O. Bigelow. Limited Brands also once owned Abercrombie & Fitch, The Limited, The Limited Too, Express, Express Men as well as Lane Bryant and Lerner, which is now known as New York & Co.

In October 2006, Diane Neal, former president of GAP Outlet and Mervyn's, was brought in as the new president.

The company launched both a seasonal catalogue and a website in 2006. In November 2006, Bath and Body Works launched its first television commercial advertisement. Net Sales as of January 28, 2006 were $2,285,000,000, significantly higher than all other Limited Brands, except Victoria's Secret.

In July 2008 the company announced that it was finally opening up six locations in Canada. With the company acquiring Canadian-based La Senza, they felt it was the opportunity to move into a growing Canadian market, with The Body Shop being its main competition. [The Canadian Press. [http://www.cbc.ca/money/story/2008/07/10/bath-bodyworks.html Bath & Body Works takes plunge into Canada] . "CBC.ca". July 10 2008. Retrieved August 20 2008.] [Mah, Bill. [http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/business/story.html?id=dd07b811-5b91-4c7a-9503-68cb06a8b22e Body Shop aims to boost its green cred] . "The Edmonton Journal". August 8 2008. Retrieved August 20 2008.]

Signature Collection Fragrances

References

External links

* [http://www.bathandbodyworks.com Bath & Body Works website]
* [http://www.time.com/time/2005/style/091305/neil_fiske_43__ceo__bat24a.html Neil Fiske Article]
* [http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/stories/2006/10/23/daily38.html?from_rss=1 Diane Neal Article]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Shampoo — This article is about the haircare product. For other uses, see Shampoo (disambiguation). Bottles of shampoo and lotions manufactured in the early 20th century by the C.L. Hamilton Co. of Washington, D.C. Shampoo (English pronunciation:… …   Wikipedia

  • President's Choice — The President s Choice logo The Fre …   Wikipedia

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • Hungary — This article is about the European country. For other uses, see Hungary (disambiguation). Republic of Hungary Magyar Köztársaság …   Wikipedia

  • England — For other uses, see England (disambiguation). England …   Wikipedia

  • Ronald Reagan — Reagan redirects here. For other uses, see Reagan (disambiguation). Ronald Reagan 40th President of the United States In office …   Wikipedia

  • Brill Tramway — Manning Wardle engine Huddersfield at Quainton Road in the late 1890s with the Wotton Tramway s passenger coach of the mid 1870s, an 1895 Oxford Aylesbury Tramroad passenger coach, and a goods wagon loaded with milk cans Locale Aylesbury Va …   Wikipedia

  • Douglas MacArthur — General MacArthur redirects here. For other uses, see General MacArthur (disambiguation). For the diplomat, see Douglas MacArthur II. Douglas MacArthur …   Wikipedia

  • Ceiling fan — A ceiling fan is a fan, usually electrically powered, suspended from the ceiling of a room, that uses hub mounted rotating paddles to circulate air. Casablanca Fan Co. ceiling fan from the early 1980s. A ceiling fan rotates much mo …   Wikipedia

  • Scooter (motorcycle) — The Vespa was the first globally popular scooter. A scooter is a motorcycle with step through frame and a platform for the operator s feet. Elements of scooter design have been present in some of the earliest motorcycles, and motorcycles… …   Wikipedia

  • List of places of worship in Brighton and Hove — St Peter s Church is the parish church of Brighton Map of al …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.