nt includes the worldwide licensing operations of the company. The company has 15 domestic and international licenses that include eyewear, watches, handbags, footwear, kids’ and infants’ apparel, outerwear, swimwear, fragrance, jewelry and other fashion accessories; and include licenses for the manufacture of GUESS? branded products in markets which include Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Central America, North America, and South America. Acquisitions and Alliances The company manages its adult and children’s apparel businesses in Europe. The company has a majority-owned joint venture in Mexico to oversee the revitalization and expansion of the GUESS?, GUESS? Kids and G by GUESS brands in this region. The joint venture distributes primarily through four major department store chains, Liverpool, El Palacio de Hierro, Gran Chapur and Sears, with 401 major door locations and 34 free-standing GUESS? stores. The company has majority-owned joint ventures in France and the Canary Islands with licensee partners to open new free standing retail stores in these regions. During fiscal 2013, it entered into a majority-owned joint venture in Portugal with a licensee partner to further expand in this region. The company operates 11 stores in France, 8 stores in the Canary Islands and 13 stores in Portugal through these joint ventures. The company has a majority-owned joint venture, which would oversee the development of its retail and wholesale channels in Brazil. It operates two free-standing GUESS? stores through this joint venture and are represented in 250 specialty points of sale throughout Brazil. In 2013, it acquired 26 stores from one of its European licensees. During 2014, it acquired 10 additional stores from certain of its European licensees. History Guess?, Inc., a Delaware corporation, was founded in 1981.
guess? inc (GES:New York)
1444 South Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021
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