Claire's is a retailer of accessories and jewelry primarily aimed toward girls and young women, founded in 1961, and based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, suburb of Chicago. As of October 27, 2012, Claire's has 3,469 stores in 36 countries: 1,947 in North America (United States & Canada), 1,141 in Europe (United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Spain, Ireland, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Italy), and 381 franchised and licensed stores elsewhere in the world (Japan, Middle East, India, Mexico, Turkey, Ukraine, Greece, Serbia, Malta, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Venezuela, and Dominican Republic). Their stores are in 95% of all U.S. shopping malls, and Claire's has done more ear piercings than any other retailer, over 80 million in 25+ years. In 1996, Leslie Mann of the Chicago Tribune said that "Although the management of Claire's says the company doesn't advertise and is deliberately low-profile, the name "Claire" is as familiar to female Baby Boomers as "Ringo". To the Boomers' mall-cruising daughters—and, more and more, to their sons—it's right up there with singer Puff Daddy."
It has 6 offices across the globe:
• Hoffman Estates, Illinois (suburb of Chicago),
• Hong Kong,
• Pembroke Pines, Florida (suburb of Miami),
• Paris, and
The company turned to be the mark of latest accessories on the globe for its customers. A number of fashion industries and companies are inspired of Claire’s and they get various latest ideas from them in order to nourish their own businesses. Claire’s look deep into the latest trends followed up by new cultures mixing up with the glossy features, creating new stones, which do manage to steal ladies hearts. They keep on creating new products in order to produce rogue revolution for the beauties lying inside the cloud of fashion era.
Company keeps on offering various deals and discounts around the year on various occasions as well as festivals like Christmas, New Year etc. Company look forward to the positive feedback of their customers and it wants its customers to avail all of the offers to their fullest.
The Company, with changing time and technology has started selling on their online store as well which has been a huge success; the store is beautifully implemented with simple user interfaces making it very easy to find your desired products and to make purchases. The online store is extremely flexible and is designed to be user friendly, accepting all forms of electronic payments including: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and PayPal as well.
The Store delivers the ordered items, via air and cost. It takes 2-3 business days in delivering of products and charges £2.99 for this purpose; if you want to get the product very next day then it charges £5.50 for this purpose. The store lets you claim a refund or exchange if you are unsatisfied with a product or an offering and you may return it in its original condition within 28 days, to claim a refund of the product purchase price. Claire’s would however not return you the shipping payments.
The company therefore revives to provide the best and latest accessories to their customers.