New York & Company, Inc., is an American wear-to-work retailer for women. New York & Company apparel and accessories are sold through a nationwide network of retail stores, New York & Company Outlet Stores and through its ecommerce site.
NY&C headquarters are in New York City as is the flagship store located on 58th Street and Lexington Avenue. Greg Scott has been the company’s CEO since 2011.
New York & Company was founded in 1918 as Lerner Shops by Samuel A. Lerner and Harold M. Lane in New York City. Samuel Lerner was the uncle of renowned lyricist Alan Jay Lerner. In 1992, the company changed its name to Lerner New York and in 1995 to New York & Company. They have been publicly traded since 2004.
Numerous celebrities have appeared in marketing initiatives for New York & Company including; Eva Longoria, Brooke Shields, Iman, Cindy Crawford, Eva Jeanbart-Lorenzotti,Jennifer Hudson, Maria Menounos, Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey.