Profile: Wet Seal Inc (WTSL.OQ)
The Wet Seal, Inc., incorporated on April 26, 1990, is a multi-channel specialty retailer selling fashion apparel and accessory items designed for female customers aged 13 to 34 years old through the Company stores and e-commerce websites. The Company operates two nationwide, primarily mall-based, chains of retail stores under the names Wet Seal and Arden B. As of February 1, 2014, the Company has 532 retail stores in 47 states and Puerto Rico. Of the 532 stores, there were 475 Wet Seal stores and 57 Arden B stores. The Company operates in two segments: Wet Seal and Arden B. Wet Seal is a junior apparel brand for girls who seek fashion apparel and accessories with a target customer age range of 13 to 23 years old. Arden B is a fashion brand for the contemporary woman.
The Company maintains a Web-based store located at www.wetseal.com, offering Wet Seal merchandise comparable to that carried in our stores. The Company also maintains a Web-based store located at www.ardenb.com, offering Arden B merchandise comparable to that carried in its stores. The Company’s e-commerce stores are designed to serve as an extension of the in-store experience and offer an expanded selection of merchandise, with the goal of growing both e-commerce and in-store sales. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operates 475 Wet Seal stores.
The Company competes with Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, American Eagle, Anthropologie, Banana Republic, BCBG, bebe, Body Central, Charlotte Russe, Express, Forever 21, Gap, Guess?, H&M, Nordstrom, Old Navy, Pacific Sunwear, rue21, Target, Urban Outfitters and Zara.
Wet Seal Inc
FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610