Profile: L Brands Inc (LB.N)
26 Dec 2014
L Brands, Inc., incorporated on March 16, 1982, operates in the specialty retail business. The Company is a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products and accessories. The Company operates in two segments: Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works. The Company sells its merchandise through Company owned specialty retail stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, which are primarily mall-based, and through its Websites, catalogue and other channels. The Company's other international operations are primarily through franchise, license and wholesale partners. The Company’s retail brands include Victoria’s Secret, PINK, PINK, La Senza and Henri Bendel. The Company operates in two reportable segments: Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works.
As of February 1, 2014, it operates 2,648 retail stores located in leased facilities, primarily in malls and shopping centers, throughout the United States. As of February 1, 2014, it operates 270 retail stores located in leased facilities, primarily in malls and shopping centers, throughout the Canadian provinces. As of February 2, 2013, it also had 331 licensed La Senza stores in 30 countries; 55 Bath & Body Works stores in 14 countries; foir franchised Victoria's Secret stores in two Middle Eastern countries, and 198 independently owned Victoria’s Secret Beauty and Accessories stores and various small-format locations in over 60 countries.
The Victoria’s Secret segment sells women’s intimate and other apparel, personal care and beauty products under the Victoria’s Secret and PINK brand names. Victoria’s Secret merchandise is sold through retail stores, its Website, www.VictoriasSecret.com, and its catalogue. Additionally, Victoria’s Secret has more than 200 stores and various small-format locations in more than 60 countries operating under franchise or wholesale arrangements.
Bath & Body Works
The Bath & Body Works segment sells personal care, soaps and sanitizers and home fragrance products under the Bath & Body Works, C.O. Bigelow, White Barn Candle Company and other brand names. Bath & Body Works merchandise is sold at retail stores and through its Website, www.BathandBodyWorks.com. Additionally, Bath & Body Works has more than 50 stores in 14 countries operating under franchise arrangements.
La Senza is a specialty retailer of women’s intimate apparel. It sells its La Senza products at more than 150 La Senza stores in Canada and online at www.LaSenza.com. Additionally, La Senza has more than 330 stores in 30 countries operating under franchise and licensing arrangements. Henri Bendel sells upscale accessory products through its New York flagship and 28 other stores, as well as online at www.HenriBendel.com.
L Brands Inc
THREE LIMITED PKWY,
P O Box 16000
COLUMBUS OH 43216