Brooks Brothers Inc. is a privately-held retailer that specializes in men's suits and outerwear. The privately-held clothier is nearly 200 years old and has a rich history selling clothing to government officials (from Abraham Lincoln to George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton) and business executives. Brooks Brothers has recently been modifying its traditional image as it shifts the bulk of its sales to a younger generation. In addition to menswear, the private clothing retailer sells some women's items, shoes, and other accessories. Founded in 1818 by Henry Sands Brooks, Brooks Brothers Group, Inc. (formerly named Retail Brand Association) is now the parent company of Brooks Brothers Inc. Brooks Brothers Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.
Overview & Corporate Organization
|Formerly Named:||H. & D. H. Brooks & Co.|
|Fiscal Year End:||03/31|
|1YR Revenue Growth Rate:||View %|
|1YR Employee Growth Rate:||View %|
Henry Sands Brooks
PrivCo Industries (Sector > Industry > Sub-Industry)
The PrivCo Industry Classification System™ (PICS) is our proprietary, modernized industry classification system, geared especially toward privately-held companies and including newer emerging sub-industries that are not reflected in other outdated industry classification systems, such as SIC and NAICS.
Charts, Financials, and Statistics (Table Format)
Copy & Paste Financials Into Spreadsheet or Export All Brooks Brothers, Inc. Financials To Excel
|*||Brooks Brothers, Inc. fiscal year end: 03/31|
Charts, Financials, and Statistics (Graphs)
(Copy and paste into spreadsheet or export all Brooks Brothers, Inc. financials to Excel and create your own graphs.)
To view the graphs below, unlock this company report for $99 or Upgrade to a PrivCo Premium Subscription for site-wide access to all PrivCo private company research reports.
Brooks Brothers, Inc. Revenues ($ MM):To view the above graph:Get Full Access To This Report Now! $99 Single Company Access
Brooks Brothers, Inc. Total Employees:To view the above graph:Get Full Access To This Report Now! $99 Single Company Access
Brooks Brothers, Inc. Productivity (Revenue/Employee) ($):To view the above graph:Get Full Access To This Report Now! $99 Single Company Access
Brooks Brothers, Inc. Online Revenues ($ MM):To view the above graph:Get Full Access To This Report Now! $99 Single Company Access
Mergers & Acquisitions
|Details||Apr. 1988||Completed||Brooks Brothers Inc.1||Marks and Spencer Group plc||Acquisition||$750,000,000|
|Details||Dec. 2001||Completed||Brooks Brothers, Inc.2||Retail Brand Alliance||Acquisition||$225,000,000|
|Details||Oct. 2008||Completed||View||View||Joint Venture / Partnership Formed||View|
|1||Marks and Spencer had originally offered $770 million for Brooks Brothers, but cut its offer by $20 million after facing higher than expected financing costs. - Details →|
|2||Marks and Spencer put Brooks Brothers for sale in 2001 with the hope of recovering $500 million on the company's 1988 acquisition. Brooks Brothers finally sold for approximately one third of the price Marks and Spencer had paid more than a decade prior. - Details →|
Missing a deal? Tell us about it! email@example.com
Detailed Business Description: Brooks Brothers, Inc.
Brooks Brothers is the oldest men's clothing chain in the United States. Though Brooks Brothers was founded in 1818 as a family business, the privately-held company is now owned by Retail Brand Alliance. While originally focusing solely on men's attire, the company's catalog now also features clothing for women. Brooks Brothers' headquarters are located on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, New York City.
Brooks Brothers generates revenue by selling its clothing and other apparel to clients through its online and physical store locations. Items sold by Brooks Brothers include suits, ties, belts, shoes, dresses, scarves, and other various forms of formal attire. Most of the goods produced by the store can be categorized as "luxury goods", meaning that the products are of higher quality than the industry standard, and likewise command a higher-than-average price. By focusing on luxury items with high price-tags, Brooks Brothers reduces the total quantity of… Continue Reading →