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Eileen Fisher Inc. is an American privately held company founded by Fisher in 1984 with $350 in startup money. Her first order at a New York clothing design show was for $3000 which was followed three months later with $40000 in additional sales. She opened her first retail store in 1986 on East 9th Street in Manhattan.
In 2002 the company earned $144 million in revenue and $154 million in 2003. Estimated revenue in 2015 grew to over $300 million. As of 2003 35 percent of the companys clothing was manufactured in the United States while the rest was made in China in compliance with Social Accountability International’s SA8000.
The company has over 1200 employees with over 56 retail stores in fifteen states. In 2011 the company expanded outside the U.S. opening its first Canadian store in Vancouver British Columbia and then more stores in London England in October 2012.
Fisher company emphasizes sustainability with 70% of the cotton used in its clothing sourced from organic cotton. In order to reduce fabric and fiber waste the company started a recycling program. Customers donate their gently used Eileen Fisher clothing in return for a $5 gift certificate per article. After dry cleaning, the garments are resold with the income funding business grants for women and leadership programs for young women.