J. Crew Group
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 209-2500
CEO: Millard "Mickey" Drexler
Stock Symbol: JCG
J.Crew began in 1983 when the first catalog was launched. The company opened its first store in 1989 in the South Street Seaport of Manhattan. Over the years, the business has grown from a mail-order start-up to an American brand known worldwide for its sophisticated, fun clothing and accessories.
J.Crew operates 244 retail stores (including 218 J.Crew stores, 9 Crewcuts and 17 Madewell stores), the J. Crew catalog business, jcrew.com, and 79 factory outlet stores. The company is known for selling preppy clothing, shoes and accessories.
In January of 2003, Millard "Mickey" Drexler joined the company as CEO and Chairman. He was previously CEO of the Gap. Drexler has increased the company's standard for quality, design, and style by using the finest fabrics, craftsmen, and mills throughout Europe and the U.S.
In June of 2006, J.Crew went public on the NY Stock Exchange. The company launched Crewcuts in early 2006, a collection of childrens' clothing for ages 2-8.
In fiscal 2009, the company reported revenues of $1.578 billion, an 11% increase, and net income of $123.4 million.
The company offers a comprehensive benefits
package, including a competitive salary with bonus potential
and a store discount.
Updated October 30, 2010