Ralph Lauren Corporation is engaged in the design, marketing, and distribution of lifestyle products, including apparel, accessories, home furnishings, and other licensed product categories. Brands and Products The company’s products include apparel, accessories, and fragrance collections for men and women, as well as childrenswear and home furnishings. Apparel — Products include extensive collections of men's, women's, and children's clothing, which are sold under various brand names, including Ralph Lauren Women's Collection, Purple Label, Black Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Sport, Double RL, RLX Ralph Lauren, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Ralph by Ralph Lauren, Polo and RLX Golf, Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren, Chaps, Club Monaco, and American Living, among others; Accessories — Products encompass a range for both men and women, including footwear, eyewear, watches, fine jewelry, hats, belts, and leathergoods, including handbags and luggage, which are sold under various brand names, including Lauren Ralph Lauren, Double RL, and Club Monaco, among others; Home — Coordinated home products include bedding and bath products, furniture, fabric and wallpaper, lighting, paint, tabletop, and giftware; and Fragrance — Women's fragrance products are sold under its Safari, Ralph Lauren Blue, Lauren, Romance, Midnight Romance, RALPH collection, and Big Pony collection brands. Men's fragrances include Safari, Polo Sport, Polo Green, Polo Blue, Polo Blue Sport, Purple Label, Polo Black, Double Black, Big Pony collection, Polo Red collection, and Polo Supreme Oud. Segments The company classifies its businesses into three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Licensing. Wholesale segment The Wholesale segment sells its products to upscale and certain mid-tier department stores, specialty stores, and golf and pro shops. Its wholesale products were sold through approximately 13,000 doors worldwide, primarily in domestic and international department and specialty stores. The company’s products are also sold through the e-commerce sites of certain of its wholesale customers. The primary product offerings sold through its wholesale channels of distribution include apparel, accessories, and home furnishings. The company’s collection brands — Ralph Lauren Women's Collection and Black Label and Men's Purple Label and Black Label — are distributed worldwide through a limited number of premier fashion retailers. Department stores are its major wholesale customers in North America. In Latin America, its wholesale products are sold in department stores and specialty stores. In Japan, its wholesale products are distributed primarily through shop-within-shops at premier and top-tier department stores. In the Greater China and Southeast Asia region, Australia, and New Zealand, its wholesale products are sold mainly at mid and top-tier department stores. The company also distributes its wholesale products to certain licensed stores operated by its partners in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Sales and Marketing: The company sells the majority of its excess and out-of-season products through secondary distribution channels worldwide, including its retail factory stores. The company’s Wholesale segment maintains its primary showrooms in New York City. In addition, the company maintains regional showrooms in Milan, Paris, London, Munich, Madrid, Stockholm, and Panama. As of March 28, 2015, the company had approximately 25,000 shop-within-shops in its primary channels of distribution dedicated to its wholesale products worldwide. The size of its shop-within-shops ranges from approximately 100 to 9,200 square feet. Customers: During fiscal 2015, sales to Macy's, Inc. accounted for approximately 12% of its total net revenues and total Wholesale net revenues. Retail segment As of March 28, 2015, the Retail segment consisted of 466 directly-operated freestanding stores worldwide, totaling approximately 3.6 million square feet, 536 concession-based shop-within-shops, and 10 e-commerce sites. Ralph Lauren Stores: The company’s Ralph Lauren stores feature a range of apparel, accessori
ralph lauren corp
(RL:New York Consolidated)
650 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
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