Fossil is Associated With and Known as:
Fossil Inc. commonly known as Fossil is a public company, which is engaged in manufacturing and designing lifestyle and consumer fashion accessories. It was founded in the year 1984. The founder of the company was Tom Kartsotis. The headquarters of the company is situated in Richardson, Texas, United States of America. The sister brands of Fossil are Zodiac Watches, Relic, Skagen, Abacus and Michele Watch.
The total number of locations at which the company provides its services are about 364. There are several different services which are provided by the company such as clothes, shoes, belts, wallets, jewelry, sunglasses, watches, etc.
Description and Acquisitions
Initially, the company was named Overseas Products International. The company started the manufacturing of the leather goods in the year 1990 and the same year it introduced the Relic line of watches. It was in the year 2001 that Fossil overtook a Swiss brand named Zodiac from the Genender International and the Michele Watch
brand was bought by it in 2004. The company has about 364 retail stores in 90 countries all over the world. Fossil offers online shopping facility through its official website. The company received sixth Annual Most Effective use of Online Creative award for Excellence in Interactive Marketing, organized by DFW Interactive Marketing Association. The company is registered on the Nasdaq
Stock Exchange for public trading. The total count of the employees of the company as of 2010 is approximately 10,500. There are several different brands for which the company manufacture watches such as Armani
Exchange, Adidas, Diesel, Emporio Armani, DKNY, Karl Lagerfeld, Burberry, Michael Kors
and Marc by Marc Jacobs. The company has set pu the manufacturing units in Switzerland and China and the distribution centers of the company are established in Asia, Dallas and Germany.