The Children’s Place (TCP) is a Secaucus, New Jersey-based specialty retailer of children’s apparel and accessories. The company also markets apparel under the Childrens Place, Place, and Baby Place brand names. As of October 31, 2015, the Company operated 1,085 stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, an online store at www.childrensplace.com, and had 90 international stores open and operated by its franchise partners in 12 countries. The company was founded in 1969. They became publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange in 1997 under the ticker symbol PLCE.