An American multi-channel and multi-brand specialty retailer, J.Crew Group, Inc., offers exclusive range of children's, men's and women's accessories and apparels. They even deal in business of assorted outerwear, swimwear, loungewear, jewelry, shoes, bags and other items. There are more than three hundred and thirty-three stores under this retail brand, in the United States. They conduct their business not only through retailing, but also through innumerable factories, crewcuts, Madewell and clearance stores as well. The initial retail outlet of J. Crew was opened in 1989 at Manhattan. Within a few months of inauguration, they added two more catalog lines - 'Collections' and 'Classics'.