National chain of
clothing stores for children.
915 Secaucus Rd.
Secaucus, NJ 07094
CEO: Charles Krovitz
Stock Symbol: PLCE
The Children's Place is a leading specialty retailer of children's merchandise aimed at kids from newborns to ten years old. The company designs, contracts to manufacture and sells high-quality, value-priced merchandise under the brand names "The Children's Place."
As of November 29, 2008, the Company owned and operated 921 The Children's Place stores and an online store at www.childrensplace.com.
The Children's Place creates freshness
in its stores by introducing seasonal merchandise lines throughout
the year. Each store offers spacious, bright and airy shopping
that is a friendly and convenient atmosphere for both children
and adults. Each shop is clearly identified and dedicated to
serving the needs of Girls and Boys (sizes 4-14), Baby Girls
and Boys (sizes 6 mos.-4T) and Newborn (sizes 0-12 mos.). Display
racks and shelves are neatly arranged to distinctly separate
each department and provide easy viewing of the latest collection
In fiscal 2007, the company reported revenues of $2.16 billion and net loss of $59.5 million.
The company went public in 1997.
Children's Place no longer operates the Disney stores due to financial problems which have been taken over by the Walt Disney company.
The company offers a comprehensive benefits
package, which includes health/dental/vision plans, life insurance,
401(k), tuition assistance and employee discount program.
Updated January 1, 2009