Coldwater Creek Inc. (Coldwater Creek) is a specialty retailer of women's apparel, accessories, jewelry and gift items. Coldwater Creek is a multi-channel specialty retailer. The Company�s merchandise is offered through two segments, retail and direct. Its retail segment includes retail stores and merchandise clearance outlet stores along with its day spa locations. Coldwater Creek�s direct segment encompasses its direct-to-consumer business through e-commerce and phone and mail operations. The Company designs and develops its apparel either in-house or through collaboration with independent designers. As of January 28, 2012, Coldwater Creek operated 363 retail stores throughout the United States. As of January 28, 2012, it also operated 38 outlet stores at an average size of approximately 6,800 square feet per store.