J.Crew is a US-based designer and distributor of clothing and accessories .The first J.Crew store opened in 1989 in New York City. Since then, J.Crew has expanded to 206 retail and 69 outlet stores across the country. Jcrew.com, which was launched in 1996, is the company’s eCommerce site. In 2006, the company introduced its Madewell label. Targeting women ages 18 to 40, Madewell has a flagship store in New York City and 16 other stores nationwide.