Currently, the portfolio consists of three brands: Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma.All of our brands are specialized retailers in women’s clothing, accessories and related products under a private label. As of January 8, 2020, we have 1,360 boutiques operating in the U.S. USA (Including PR and USVI) and Canada, as well as an online presence for each of our brands. Brooks is the CEO and President of FAS Chico and has served as a Director since 2016. Ms. Brooks was named Interim CEO in April 2019 and named CEO and President in July 2019. She has more than three decades of leadership global executive. Brooks spent over ten years at Holt Renfrew & Company, a Canadian fashion department store, as Executive Vice President and General Product Manager. Ms. Brooks also served on the board of directors for Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a teen clothing store. Ms. Brooks is currently a member of the board of directors for Canadian diversified media and communications company Rogers Communications Inc. and is a trustee of the RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, owner and developer of real estate in North America. Ms. Brooks previously served as the Director of Empire Company Limited, one of Canada’s largest food retailers. He is a member of the Order of Canada, a member of the American Legends Marketing Hall, and has won several industry awards and links. Ms. Brooks has a Master of Business Administration from Richard Ivy School of Business, Western University, and has three honorary doctorates.
Chico’s was founded in 1983 as a small Mexican folk art boutique on the island of Sanibel, Florida. The founders discovered a sweater, built a business, and fashion has never been the same. Rich colors and patterns, unique artisan details, elegant solutions and amazing personal service ensured long-term communication with customers. Chicos.com and ChicosOffTheRack.com now have more than 600 Chico boutiques across the country, international partners (franchisees), monthly mailing lists, and 24-hour shopping.
DIRECT STOCK PURCHASE PLAN
Chicago’s last cash dividends were $ 0.0825 per common share. The company has a dividend reinvestment program for registered shareholders. You can obtain plan information, including a plan brochure and a registration card, by visiting the plan administrator’s website at www.amstock.com.or by calling the toll free number 1-888-490-1287.
THE NAME CHICO’S FAS, INC. COME FROM!
Boy was originally called Chico’s Folk Art Specialties, Inc., as Chico sold folk art in the early years of his life. In 1990, the company reduced its name to Chico’s FAS, Inc. to more accurately reflect its current business, but preserve its past. The name of Chico comes from a bilingual parrot that belonged to the friends of the founders.
SHAREHOLDERs COMMUNICATE WITH THE CHICO’S FAS BOARD OF DIRECTORs
Shareholders who wish to contact the Board of Directors may do so in writing to the Company Secretary, FAS Chico, Corporate Secretary, through the Legal Department, 11215 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida 33966, or by email to the Legal Department. .