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|Macy’s, Inc. was organized under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1985. The Company and its predecessors have been operating department stores since 1830. On June 1, 2007, the Company changed its corporate name from Federated Department Stores, Inc. to Macy’s, Inc. The Company is a retail organization operating retail stores and Internet websites under two brands, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, that sell a range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. The specific assortments vary by size of store, merchandising character and character of customers in the trade areas. Most stores are located at urban or suburban sites, mainly in densely populated areas across the United States. The Company’s operations are conducted through four retail operating divisions - Macy’s, macys.com, Bloomingdale’s, and bloomingdales.com. The principal private label brands currently offered by Macy’s include Alfani, American Rag, Charter Club, Club Room, Epic Threads, first impressions, Giani Bernini, greendog, Holiday Lane, Hotel Collection, I-N-C, jenni by jennifer moore, John Ashford, JM Collection, Karen Scott, Martha Stewart Collection, Morgan Taylor, Style & Co., Tasso Elba, the cellar, Tools of the Trade, and Via Europa. The trademarks associated with all of the foregoing brands, other than the American Rag and Martha Stewart Collection brands, are owned by Macy’s. The Company conducts its retail merchandising business under highly competitive conditions. It has numerous and varied competitors at the national and local levels, including conventional and specialty department stores, other specialty stores, category killers, mass merchants, value retailers, discounters, and Internet and mail-order retailers. Competition is characterized by many factors, including assortment, advertising, price, quality, service, location, reputation and credit availability. The Company is subject to customs, child labor, truth-in-advertising and other laws, including consumer protection regulations and zoning and occupancy ordinances that regulate retailers generally and/or govern the importation, promotion and sale of merchandise and the operation of retail stores and warehouse facilities.|
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