Family-owned and operated, the Ann & Hope - Curtain & Bath Outlet store is one of the oldest retail stores in the United States. Operational for more than 75 years, Ann & Hope operate more than eight curtain and bath stores in three New England states. In addition, the company runs concept store, such as Dollar Outlet and the Garden Outlet. Its products include curtains, drapes, tiers, sets, toppers, blinds, Roman and soft shapes, and window accessories. The company also manufactures fabric and vinyl shower curtains and bathroom furniture, including laundry bins, towel bars, wall cabinets, and mirrors and drawers. Additionally, Ann & Hope manufactures area and bathroom rugs in Wool Luv Flat, Salem nylon and sparkle Chenille braid styles. Founded by Irwin and Martin Chase, the company has satellite stores in Danvers, Millis, North Dartmouth, Randolph and Seekonk, Mass., Cumberland and Warwick, R.I., and Vernon, Conn.