Carter's Inc is a Delaware Corporation established in 1865. The Company is a branded marketer in the United States of apparel for babies and young children. It operates in five business segments: Carter's wholesale, Carter's retail, OshKosh retail, OshKosh wholesale, and international. It owns two brand names in the childrens apparel industry, Carters and OshKosh. OshKosh is recognized as a brand that is trusted by consumers for its line of apparel for children sizes newborn to 12, with a focus on playclothes for toddlers and young children. The Company distributes its products through multiple channels of distribution in the U.S. children's apparel market, which includes approximately 17,000 wholesale locations (including national department stores, chain and specialty stores, and discount retailers), 657 Company-operated stores and through its websites. Under its Carter's brand, it designs, sources, and markets a broad array of products for sizes newborn to seven. Its Carter's brand is sold in department stores, national chains, specialty stores, off-price sales channels, through its Carter's retail stores, and online. Additionally, it sells its Child of Mine brands at Walmart and its Just One You and Precious Firsts brands at Target. Carter's brand baby products include bodysuits, pants, dresses, three piece sets, receiving blankets, layette gowns, bibs, caps, and booties. Carter's brand playclothes products include knit and woven cotton apparel for everyday use in sizes three months to seven. Carter's brand sleepwear products include pajamas and blanket sleepers in sizes 12 months to seven. Its other product offerings include bedding, outerwear, swimwear, shoes, socks, diaper bags, gift sets, toys, and hair accessories. Carter's brand wholesale customers include retailers, such as, in alphabetical order, Costco, JCPenney, Kohl's, Macy's, Sam's Club, Target, Toys R Us, and Walmart. Under its OshKosh brand it designs, sources and markets a broad array of young children's apparel, for children in sizes newborn to 12. Its OshKosh brand is currently sold in its OshKosh retail stores, department stores, national chains, specialty stores, through off-price sales channels, and online. OshKosh brand play clothes products include denim apparel products with multiple wash treatments and coordinating garments, overalls, woven bottoms, knit tops, bodysuits, and playclothes products for everyday use in sizes newborn to 12. OshKosh brand wholesale customers include retailers, such as, in alphabetical order, Belk, Bon-Ton, Costco, Fred Meyer, JCPenney, Kohl's, and Sears. The Company's competitors in the retail store channel include, in alphabetical order, Disney, Gap, Gymboree, Old Navy, and The Children's Place. The Company is subject to various federal, state, and local laws that govern activities or operations that might have adverse environmental effects.
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