October 20, 2016 4:21 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of The Talbots Inc.

Company Overview

The Talbots, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and direct marketer of women’s apparel, accessories, and shoes in the United States and Canada. The company offers its merchandise under misses, petites, woman, and woman petite sizes, as well as provides accessories, such as jewelry, scarves, handbags, and footwear. It operates retail stores, upscale outlets, and surplus outlets under the Talbots name. As of January 28, 2012, the company operated 517 stores, including 503 stores in the United States and 14 stores in Canada. The Talbots, Inc. also markets its products through its Website, talbots.com, as well as through catalogs. The company was founded in 19...

One Talbots Drive

Hingham, MA 02043

United States

Founded in 1947

3,089 Employees





Key Executives for The Talbots Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 46
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 54
Senior Vice President of Stores
Senior Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Analysis
Senior Vice President of Global Sourcing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Talbots Inc. Key Developments

Michael Weiss Joins the Board of Directors of The Talbots, Inc

The Talbots Inc. announced that Michael Weiss, the longtime CEO of Express has joined the Talbots Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2016.

Talbots to Open Location at Johnson Creek Premium Outlets

Talbots is opening a location at the Johnson Creek Premium Outlets. The women's fashion retailer will occupy a 3,500-square-foot space between the Coach and the Banana Factory Store, at the shopping center located west of Milwaukee. Store visitors will be able to shop for women's clothing, shoes and fashion accessories in a broad range of sizes at a 25% to 65% discount. The new Talbots outlet store will open April 26.

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