Job Hunters
Post Your Resume
Government Jobs in NY

Colleges and Universities in NY

Liz Claiborne

Headquarters: 1441 Broadway
New York, NY 10018
Employees: 11,300
CEO: William McComb

Stock Symbol: LIZ

Career Page

Liz Claiborne, Inc. designs and markets a global portfolio of retail-based clothing brands including Juicy Couture, kate spade, Lucky Brand and Mexx.

The Company also has a group of department store-based brands with strong consumer franchises including the Monet family of brands, Kensie, Kensiegirl, Mac & Jac, and the licensed DKNY Jeans and DKNY Active brands. The Liz Claiborne and Claiborne brands are available at JCPenney and the Liz Claiborne New York brand designed by Isaac Mizrahi is available at QVC.

In October, the company agreed to sell Liz Claiborne and Monet brands to J. C. Penney Company for $280 million. It will also sell the Dana Buchman brand to Kohl's and the Kensie brand to Bluestar Alliance for a total of $40 million. The company said it plans to change its name in the future now that Liz Claiborne has been sold and will focus on Juicy Couture, Lucky Brand and kate spade.

Liz Claiborne Inc. was founded in 1976 by original partners Liz Claiborne, Art Ortenberg, Leonard Boxer and Jerome Chazen.

The company closed all 87 of its Liz Claiborne outlet stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico in 2011. The move to close stores was made after the company signed deals to market its clothing in JCPenney stores and on the QVC cable channel.

In 2010, Liz Claiborne reported total sales of $2.5 billion and net loss of $252.3 million.


Benefits for employees, their families and partners include Medical, Dental and Vision coverage, a generous Paid Time Off policy, a 401(k) Savings Plan and Profit Sharing, Educational Assistance, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and Adoption Assistance Reimbursement.

Other benefits inlcude summer hours, an employee discount on product purchases, casual dress, on-site health services, matching gifts program and more.

Liz associates working in our New York City offices may take advantage of discounted gym memberships, while associates working in North Bergen, NJ offices have the luxury of an on-site fitness center and two cafeterias. There is also an inter-office shuttle provided between the company's New York City and North Bergen, NJ offices.

Updated October 17, 2011

Return to Fortune 500 Jobs

Return to NYJobSource