What Is the Talbots Company?


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Talbots is a women's classic apparel store that opened in 1947 in Hingham, Massachussetts. As of 2015, the company has grown to almost 500 stores in 45 states within the United States plus several locations in Canada. The company sells women's clothing, shoes and accessories both online and in stores.

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Customers can search for clothes online by category or size. The major category tabs on the top of the website's home page are Apparel, Shoe, Petite, Woman Plus and Style Hub. The Apparel Category divides into sub-categories such as jackets, blouses and skirts, coats and outerwear, dresses, and pants, with many of the items designed in a traditional or classic style. The Shoes category features driving moccasins, flats, heels, wedges and clogs, while the Accessories component showcases purses, scarves and wraps, jewelry, fragrances and belts.

Women can also shop by size. The Petite category includes clothing for individuals in the 0P-16P and the 12WP-22WP size ranges. The Woman Plus category has sizes 12W-22W.

Additional features of the website include the New Arrivals tab, where visitors can search for new items by category or size. The website also has a special Sales tab enabling visitors to locate price deals on select store items. A store locator tab at the top of the home page identifies store locations.

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