Founded in 1984, Coldwater Creek Inc. is a multi-channel retailer of women's apparel, jewelry, fashion and home accessories and gift items. It offers its products under the Coldwater Creek brand. Based in Raleigh, N.C., the company has over 356 retail stores operating throughout the United States. Coldwater Creek Inc. serves customers through its retail and direct segments. The stores' merchandise assortment, retail stores, catalogs and e-commerce web site are designed to appeal to women who are 35 years of age and older.