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Coldwater Creek
Industry clothing
Founded (1984)
Key people
Dave Walde, Chief Executive Officer
Revenue Green Arrow Up.svg $780 million USD (2006)
Number of employees
100
Website www.coldwatercreek.com

Coldwater Creek is an online American women's clothing and accessories retailer.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1984 by Dennis and Ann Pence. Coldwater Creek sold its products in stores, through catalogs and online. The online outlet carried clothing that was featured during previous seasons. The company had 365 stores in operation by 2014.[1] On April 11, 2014, Coldwater Creek announced that it was filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and ceasing operations as of early summer 2014.

The intellectual property (use of the name, logo and customer list) was purchased through CWC Direct LLC, an affiliate of Sycamore Partners in conjunction with Coldwater Creek's ongoing Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware. CWC Direct LLC launched Coldwater Creek as a direct-only business with a new website on November 3, 2014.[2][3][4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Coldwater Creek to shut down all stores - Denver Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2015-03-28. 
  2. ^ Hsu, Tiffany (2014-04-11). "Bankrupt Coldwater Creek plans Mother's Day liquidation sales". Los Angeles Times (latimes.com). Retrieved 2014-04-20. 
  3. ^ "Coldwater Creek to shut down all stores". Denver Business Journal. April 11, 2014. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Coldwater Creek flows into Sycamore’s pool of apparel brands". June 9, 2014. 

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Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)
Thu, 21 May 2015 07:47:57 -0700

Here at Bankruptcy Beat, we've become quite familiar with going-out-of-business sales. But lately, closeout sales haven't been the final chapter for some failed retailers. As The Wall Street Journal examines this week, entrepreneurs and investment ...

The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Northwest Florida Daily News
Wed, 27 May 2015 20:22:30 -0700

The deputy was patrolling on Coldwater Creek about 2 p.m. Monday when he noticed suspected underage drinkers on a shoal, according to the Sheriff's Office. He parked his watercraft on the sand to investigate. He then noticed two people with the ...
 
Seeking Alpha
Wed, 27 May 2015 02:11:15 -0700

Other recently bankrupt brands like Coldwater Creek (408,000 followers) and Delia's (723,000 followers) also have strong followers on Facebook, which attracted recent buyers for the intellectual property. Delia's also has 340,000 followers on Instagram ...

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
Wed, 20 May 2015 16:33:12 -0700

Last year, private-equity firm Sycamore Partners bought the intellectual property rights to Coldwater Creek, the women's retailer that filed for bankruptcy and closed its 365 stores. Sycamore is backing a catalog and website that it says feature the ...

Fortune

Fortune
Tue, 26 May 2015 10:15:00 -0700

So where are women—especially older women, who previously patronized stores like The Loft, Coldwater Creek, and Chico's—shopping these days? Data from The NPD Group, a research firm, offer some answers: NPD womens apparel sales 2015.

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:03:03 -0700

For North St. Louis County residents of Nickel's generation, Coldwater Creek was just a normal neighborhood creek — many didn't even know its name. It was just “the creek” that kids would play in on hot summer days or cross on the way to school. It ...

The Idaho Statesman

The Idaho Statesman
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:56:15 -0700

A New York private equity firm, Sycamore Partners, bought the brand through an affiliate company when Coldwater Creek went through bankruptcy in 2014. The bankrupt retailer shuttered its stores, including one in Boise Towne Square mall, and sold off ...

The Spokesman Review

The Seattle Times
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 13:00:00 -0800

The bankruptcy of national clothing retailer Coldwater Creek last spring posed a serious challenge to the northern Idaho city of Sandpoint, as more than 300 jobs vanished. But the community is getting a second wind — thanks in part to former workers ...
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