Claire's Stores Inc.
Industry: Retail / Consumer
Acquired: May 2007
Claire's Stores Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of fashionable jewelry and accessories for young women, teens, tweens, and kids. The company sells jewelry products, as well as offers ear piercing services. It also sells accessories comprising hair goods, beauty products; room decors; personal, fashion, and seasonal accessories. The company operates stores under the Claire’s and Icing brands. As of February 2018, it operated approximately 2,330 company-operated Claire’s stores in 46 countries in North America and Europe, excluding 970 concession stores and 698 franchised.
* Portfolio company of TriArtisan Capital Partners, the predecessor to TriArtisan that was founded by Rohit Manocha and Gerald Cromack in 2002.