Limited Brands, through Victoria's Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, C.O. Bigelow, White Barn Candle Co. and Henri Bendel, is an international company that recorded sales of $9.6 billion in 2010 and employs more than 90,000 associates. The company operates more than 2,600 specialty stores in the United States, and its brands are sold in more than 600 company-operated and franchised additional locations world-wide. The company's products are also available online at www.VictoriasSecret.com, www.BathandBodyWorks.com, www.HenriBendel.com and www.LaSenza.com.
Our Family of Brands:
Leslie H. Wexner is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Limited Brands. Martyn Redgrave is chief administrative officer and Stuart Burgdoerfer is chief financial officer.
Wexner opened his first Limited store in Columbus, Ohio, in 1963. Its first day of sales brought in $473.00.
Limited Brands had our first public stock offering in 1969.
Limited Brands' world headquarters are located in Columbus, Ohio.
Victoria’s Secret Direct (web and catalogue) sells to customers in approximately 80 countries. In addition to Canadian stores, La Senza products are sold through franchised stores in 40 other countries. We also offer Victoria’s Secret Beauty through duty-free stores in 23 countries around the world and have been successful with our beauty and accessoreis concept for Victoria’s Secret in airports and tourist destinations.
In 2010, Limited Brands, Inc. and Limited Brands Foundation contributed more than $9 million to nonprofits in our home office communities. Also in 2010, Limited Brands donated more than $3 million in product donations and more than 13,000 associate volunteer hours to United Way- supported agencies in our home office communities.