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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Retail sale of clothing in specialised stores (NACE2 4771)

The company is an American retail firm that sells women's and men's apparel, lingerie, beauty and personal care products through its more than 3,700 stores throughout the United States and through its online sites. Its headquarters is located in the city of Columbus, Ohio, USA. The company was founded in the year 1963 when it opened its first women's apparel store, The Limited, in Kingsdale Mall in Columbus, Ohio. Since then, the company has reinvented itself to become a predominantly personal care, beauty, and lingerie company with majority of its sales coming from those areas. The company operates the following retail brands: Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, C.O. Bigelow, Henri Bendel, La Senza, and The White Barn Candle Co. Victoria's Secret is the leading specialty retailer of lingerie and beauty products, dominating its world with modern, fashion-inspired collections, prestige fragrances and cosmetics, celebrated supermodels, and world-famous runway shows. Victoria's Secret operates more than 1,000 stores across the USA. Through Victoria's Secret Catalogue and VictoriasSecret.com, customers can choose from an extensive collection of bras, panties, sleepwear, hosiery and more. Bath & Body Works (BBW) specializes in a variety of fragrant lotions, bath items, personal care items, and home fragrances. BBW sells its products through a network of more than 1,600 stores throughout the US. C.O. Bigelow, founded in 1838, is the oldest apothecary in America. It is a one-stop-destination for beauty and personal care brands from around the world. C.O. Bigelow has stores in Ohio, Boston, Chicago, and New Jersey. Henri Bendel is a unique shopping environment that represents youthful New York glamour at its finest. La Senza is the ultimate shopping destination for a vast array of exclusive high quality branded lingerie at affordable prices. The White Barn Candle Co. is an American fragrance line that offers scented candles, home fragrance, and accessories. The company is committed to building a family of the world's best brands to create sustained growth of stakeholder value by focusing its time, talent, and capital on the highest return opportunities. Its central offices are located in Columbus, Ohio and New York City, New York.
  • BATH & BODY WORKS, INC.

  • United States of America (US)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Ms Sarah Elizabeth Nash
  • CEO Total remuneration: 595.234,229
  • Website: www.lb.com

Financial data

Number of employees

N/A
92,300
94,400
88,900

Revenue 1

7
5
12
12

EBIT 1

2
1
233
1

EBITDA 1

2
1
2
2

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  23

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines: N/A
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
    N/A
  • Accessibility: N/A

Other resources

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC: N/A
  • D. 89/391/EEC: N/A
  • D. 98/59/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/43/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/78/EC: N/A
  • D. 2001/23/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/14/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/73/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC: N/A
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC: N/A
  • D. 2009/38/EC: N/A
  • D. 2004/25/EC: N/A
  • D. 2011/35/EU: N/A

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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