Francesca's Holdings Corporation is a holding company, which conducts its business operations through its subsidiaries. The Company is a specialty retailer that operates a nationwide-chain of boutiques. It is engaged in the operation of boutiques and its direct-to-consumer Website segment. The merchandise assortment is a mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts. Its apparel category includes dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates. Its jewelry category includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings. Its accessories category includes handbags, clutches, wallets, shoes, hats, scarves, sunglasses, watches and hair accessories. Its gifts category includes fragrance, candles, bath and body, home accessories, books, wall art, nail polish and miscellaneous items. It operates approximately 620 boutiques in over 50 states and the District of Columbia, and also serves its customers through www.francescas.com.