If you are looking for children’s apparel then American San-Francisco based corporation suits best with over 1200 speciality retail stores in United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The company has a history of 42 years in list and is employing 9500 workers being headquartered in San Francisco, California.
When was it started?
The company got inaugurated in 1976 and later started its clothing chain under name Gymboree in 1986 including the size range from a toddler to size 12. They have a family of brands which include Gymboree, Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack. Initially they started with products offering mom-and-baby classes in San Francisco further jumping up to 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada with other franchises across the globe.
Initially in 1976, Joan Barnes at a local community center found Gymboree. She was the mother of two and soon managed to open first store in Santa Clara, California with product line including Gymboree unisex children clothing, toys and parenting products. Now at present they have are operating 630 Gymboree retail, 130 Janie and Jack, 150 Gymboree Outlet and 290 Crazy 8 stores in United States.
What they offer in range?
The clothes are in stock for every kid to cherish the joy of every moment of childhood. They provide with range from crawling babies, preschool graduate to 2nd grade field trippers. In family brands they include the following;
• Janie and Jack: The Company provides you the real joy of clothing stuff with family enjoying the special moments so they are up with classic looks, covetable in a modern touch. Coming on the quality it matches the perfection with look-a-like accessories in the list of sizes 0 through 6 years.
• Crazy 8: The name already represents the meaning of joy of having a baby in first few months and to decide what to wear keeping in mind the safety and quality of stuff to be not harsh. Crazy 8 makes such cool clothes that fits perfect to each child making them stand out of crowd. They offer clothes from 6 months to size 16 in the list of brand.
What made them popular?
Gymboree had long been known for stocking clothes with bright colours and whimsical prints and embroidery. They are available with play-ready quality range to make children feel comfortable and relaxed in what they wear and show off their real personality with their clothes.
The company had to suffer from bankruptcy in June 2017 but now they have re-launched the clothing store after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing down 350 of its 1,281 stores. The new has come up with both parent and kids assortment having adult sense of style and a kid sensibility, reflecting quality in fabric, design and colour.