The Children's Place Clothing at Discount Prices
The Children’s place specializes in children’s clothing, shoes and accessories in sizes Newborn to 14 years old, the company's offersrs great clothing at a great value. The company has headquarters in Secaucus, New Jersey and has operations both in the United States and Canada, with approximately 4,100 employees.
Funded in 1965 by Harvard Business graduates David Pulver and Clinton Clark, The Children’s Place focused on children’s apparel and accessories and the company grew and blossomed over the years, with special growth registered in the early 80s., when the company doubled its stores to 65. By 1982, Pulver and Clinton were ready to step down from their responsibilities and sold The Children’s Place to Federated Department Stores. Over the next three decades the company would change hands several times, going public with an IPO in the late 90s. Today, the company is publicly traded with more than 40 percent of its stock belonging to its CEO Ezra Dabah.
The Children’s Place stores are organized by sizes, with its Baby Girls and Boys, sizes 6 months to 4T in one area and its Big Girls and Boys, sizes 4 to 14 in another. The stores also have three very differentiated formats or looks: Technicolor, Tech2 and Apple-Maple.
The Technicolor store is usually about 4,900 square feet with a very colorful look and a boutique-like feel to it. The Apple-Maple ranges in size approximately 4,300 square feet, smaller than the Technicolor, with light wood floors, fixtures and trim. Tech2 stores uses crisp white floor-wall fixtures over dark ceilings and floors to make products the focal point. The Tech2 stores combine the aesthetics of the Tecnicolor with the functionality of Apple-Maple.
The Children’s Place also has Outlet formats, which are usually larger than the regular retail stores, with an average size of 7,500 square feet.
Babies & Kids Merchandise
The Children’s Place organizes its clothes in Baby Boy, Baby Girl, Big Boy and Big Girl. The baby’s line covers Newborn to 5T while there is a little overlap with the Big Boy and Girl, which start at size 4 and go all the way to size 14.
The Children’s Place clothing offers a variety of garments in very bright, fun colors with bold patterns. Although the brand has a wide range of casual clothes, with shorts, rompers, t-shirts, cargo shorts and casual dresses, it also has a line of dressy attire with argyle sweaters and vests, sports coats, ties and dresses for formal occasions.
The brand also has a swim wear line, sleep wear, outerwear and accessories for boys and girls, such as headwear and tights for girls and a wide variety of hats - fedoras, newsboys caps and old fashioned baseball caps – and sunglasses for boys.
The Children’s Place also has school uniforms.
Childhood is the time in life to have fun with clothes, lots of fun, which is exactly what The Children’s Place offers: colorful graphic t-shirts, rompers, dresses, skirts, tops, shorts, pants and more. Most of this retailer's clothing comes in rich saturated hues: red, green, turquoise, hot pink… This is definitely a line for kids who don’t mind making a statement, getting noticed and having their own style.
The brand also has a line of accessories with great statement pieces for the little “fashionistas”, such a fedoras, shoes, sunglasses and hair accessories for girls.
The Children’s Place is also part of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, an organization working to protect and empower workers by increasing fire and building regulations in Bangladeshi garment factories.
For its fun designs, great value and social engagement, we give The Children’s Place 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Children's PlaceAbout
- Established 1965
- Sold at:
- The Children's Store retail stores, outlets and online
- Types of items:
- Shirts, jeans, jackets, dresses, rompers, shorts, cargo shorts, sleep wear, swim wear, shoes and accessories