Profile: Buckle Inc (BKE)
17 Apr 2015
The Buckle, Inc., incorporated on August 30, 1948, is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operated 450 retail stores in 43 states throughout the continental United States under the names Buckle and The Buckle. The Company markets a selection of brand name casual apparel including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear. The Company provides customer services such as free hemming, free gift-wrapping, easy layaways, the Buckle private label credit card, and a shopper program. The Company's functions include purchasing, pricing, accounting, advertising and distribution. The Company’s men’s buying team and a portion of its marketing team are located in Overland Park, Kansas.
The Company offers denims from brands such as Big Star, Big Star Vintage, Miss Me, Rock Revival, Silver Jeans, and Buffalo Jeans. Other brands include Hurley, Billabong, Roxy, Affliction, American Fighter, Sinful, Obey, Roar, RVCA, Salvage, Society, Fox, Oakley, Bench, Corral, Reef, and Fossil. The existing stores are in 4 downtown locations, 9 strip centers, 49 lifestyle centers, and 388 shopping malls.
The Company competes with Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Gap, Hollister, Pacific Sunwear, Tilly’s, Zumiez, Dillards, Macy’s, Bon-Ton stores, Nordstrom, Charlotte Russe, Express, Forever 21, H&M, Maurices, Vanity and Wet Seal.
2407 W 24TH ST
KEARNEY NE 68845-4915