Ann Taylor Stores Corporation is primarily a domestic retailer of women’s career and casual clothing, shoes and accessories. It was established in 1945 in Connecticut as a primarily East Coast brand. Today, Ann Taylor Stores employs 3,400 full time employees across their 907 retail stores in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Similar to other companies in the industry, Ann Taylor designs the apparel in-house and outsources the manufacturing process. While there are approximately 180 suppliers around the globe that Ann Taylor relies on to manufacture the retail goods, a majority of the production is done Asia. The firm’s nationality is United States and the headquarters are in New York City, NY. The firm is classified under the retail/goods industry and offers classic career apparel for women.