Coach is a luxury fashion company based in New York City. The company is known for accessories and gifts for women and men, including handbags, men’s bags, women’s and men’s small leather goods, footwear, outerwear, ready-to-wear, watches, travel accessories, scarves, sunwear, fragrance, jewelry, and other accessories.
Coach was founded in 1941, as a family-run workshop in a loft on 34th Street in Manhattan, with six leatherworkers who made wallets and billfolds by hand. Today Coach is a modern American luxury brand with a rich heritage rooted in quality and craftsmanship. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with the ease and sophistication of New York style.
As of 2013, there are approximately 1,000 Coach stores in North America, with more expected to open. In addition, Coach has built a strong presence in the U.S. through Coach boutiques located within select department stores and specialty retailer locations.