Coach is one of the leading marketers of classic American accessories in the United States. The company offers a range of footwear, outerwear, watches, scarves, jewelry, and fragrance and related accessories for men and women. Founded in 1941, it is a publicly traded company. Coach s products are available at more than 900 department stores in the U.S. and over 165 international department stores. The company s wholly owned subsidiary, Coach Japan maintains several retail and factory store locations. It operates a chain of nearly 400 stores in the United States and Canada. Coach s product line additionally includes office furniture, handbags, wallet, business cases, and luggage and travel accessories.