The Administrative Services team is a multifaceted department that manages our Headquarters facility. The department has responsibility for Maintenance, Facilities, Housekeeping, Security, Reception, HQ operations, Production Center and the Mailroom.
The E-Commerce team provides Chico's, White House | Black Market and Soma Intimates customers with a best in class 24/7 shopping experience. The team works diligently to offer our customers what's new and next in fashion and provide an exciting and pleasurable on-line shopping experience.
Chico's Human Resources associates are responsible for attracting, developing and retaining top talent. The Human Resources department delivers expert advice on compensation, benefits, training and organizational development, employee relations, recruitment and legal compliance.
The Chico's Technology group is responsible for developing, delivering and supporting technology that drives the Chico's FAS family of brands. Utilizing teams in both sunny Fort Myers and our Winder, GA facility, support is provide 365 days a year to all Chico's associates.
Chico's Legal department provides best-in-class service that protects and enhances the Company's interests. They offer proactive and strategic advice to help their clients resolve their legal, risk management and compliance issues.
The Chico's Logistics team is responsible for managing the transition of goods from our vendors to our stores through the distribution center.
The Chico's Loss Prevention team is responsible for theft prevention and investigation. The team works diligently to promote a safe working and shopping environment for Chico's associates and its customers.
Our Marketing associates work to promote three different brands; Chico's, White House|Black Market and Soma Intimates. The team develops marketing campaigns, marketing initiatives, analyzes marketing data all in an effort to drive customers into our stores.
The decision of a new Chico's, White House | Black Market or Soma Intimates store location lies in the hands of our Real Estate team. They are responsible for location research, lease negotiation and obtaining corporate approval. They partner with the Store Construction & Store Design teams to coordinate and develop the installation of new store locations.
The Chico's Finance team is deals with the financial decisions corporations make and the tools and analysis used to make those decisions. The primary goal of Finance is to maximize corporate value while reducing the firm's financial risks.
Chico's FAS, Inc. Merchandising associates work diligently to develop and execute product strategy that supports the brand, drive sales and profit growth. Merchants are responsible for editing the assortment to ensure that every selected product is brand specific.
Trend & Design
Chico's FAS, Inc. Trend associates partner with Design to gather insight within the apparel and accessories industries of Chico's FAS, Inc. competitors, high fashion and trend services. Our Trend team provides clarity and interprets what trends can be created into brand right product. The Design team has the exciting role of taking trend information and identifying season Brand direction and designing an assortment. Design works to create collections and must-haves.
All sample development is the focal point for Chico's FAS, Inc. Product Development associates. They work diligently to conduct the Development Review, Line Review and ensure that design intent is maintained throughout the process.
Color & Fabric Development
The Chico's FAS, Inc. technical experts for color & fabric work to establish and maintain processes, specifications, controls & guidelines for all aspects of the color & fabric development process.
The execution of product commercialization in terms of construction, fit and sizing is completed by Chico's FAS, Inc. technical design team. They are responsible for product specifications and managing a series of fit sessions starting at the development phase all the way through pre-production approval.
The Chico's FAS, Inc. Production team manages the manufacturing process of a product from the point of vendor selection until it arrives at the Distribution Center. Production plays an intricate role in working during the development phase to negotiate pricing, risk assessment and reserving fabric. They also manage quality assurance, on-time delivery and help determine initial costing.