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  • Revenue: $461 million
  • Market Cap: $1.2 billion
  • CEO: Ray, Michael
  • Industry: Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods
  • Headquarters: Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Year Founded: 1982
  • Ticker: VRA (get quote)

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Vera Bradley, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vera Bradley Designs, Inc., engages in the design, production, marketing, and retail of stylish and functional accessories for women under the ÔVera Bradley’ brand. Its products include a range of handbags, accessories, and travel and leisure items. The company sells its products to specialty retailers primarily in the United States, as well as to national retailers and third party e-commerce sites. As of January 28, 2012, it sold its products directly through 48 full-price stores and 8 outlet stores in the United States; 7 pop-up stores in Japan; Websites, including verabradley.com and verabradley.co.jp; and an annual outlet sale in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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