Profile: Dillard's Inc (DDS)
18 Dec 2013
Dillard's, Inc. (Dillard's), incorporated in 1964, is a fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishing retailer. The Company operates in two segments: the operation of retail department stores and a general contracting construction company. Its retail operations segment include cosmetics, ladies' apparel and accessories, juniors' and children's apparel, men's apparel and accessories, shoes and home and furniture. As of January 28, 2012, it operated 304 Dillard's stores, including 16 clearance centers, and an Internet store offering a selection of merchandise including fashion apparel for women, men and children, accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
The Company also operates a general contracting construction company, CDI Contractors, LLC and CDI Contractors, Inc. (CDI), whose business includes constructing and remodeling stores for the Company. Its merchandise selections include, but are not limited to, Dillard's lines of brand merchandise, such as Antonio Melani, Gianni Bini, Roundtree & Yorke and Daniel Cremieux. Dillard's brands/private label merchandise program provides benefits for Dillard's and its customers. The Company operates retail department stores, located primarily in the Southeastern, Southwestern and Midwestern areas of the United States, and a general contracting construction company based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The Company’s stores are located in suburban shopping malls and open-air centers. Its customers may also purchase merchandise on-line at its Website, www.dillards.com, which features on-line gift registries and a variety of other services. It operates retail department stores located primarily in the southwest, southeast and midwest regions of the United States.Iits stores are located in 29 states. GE Consumer Finance (GE) owns and manages Dillard's credit cards (proprietary cards) under a long-term marketing and servicing alliance (Alliance).
1600 Cantrell Road
LITTLE ROCK AR 72201