|Birth Place||United States|
|Traded as||NASDAQ: VRA|
|Founder||Patricia Miller and Barbara Bradley Baekgaard|
|Headquarters||Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States|
|Number of locations||160 (January 2018) 109 Full Line Stores + 51 Factory Stores|
|Key people||Robert Wallstrom (CEO) John Enwright (CFO) Beatrice Mac Cabe (Chief Creative Officer) Kevin Korney (Chief Merchandising Officer) Stephanie Scheele (Chief Marketing Officer) Mary Beth Trypus (Chief Sales Officer)|
|Products||handbags, luggage, fashion accessories|
|Revenue||$454.6 million for the fiscal year ended 2/3/18|
|Net income||$21.5 million, or $0.60 per diluted share (before charges), for the fiscal year ended 2/3/18|
|Number of employees||Approximately 2730 as of January 2018|
Vera Bradley is the name of an American luggage and handbag design company, founded by Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia Miller in 1982. The Fort Wayne, Indiana company produces a variety of products, including handbags, luggage, and accessories. It is most recognized for its patterned bags.
Miller and Baekgaard were awarded the 1987 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the state of Indiana byArthur Young/VENTURE Magazine.
The Vera Bradley Foundation supports breast cancer research at the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research Laboratories at the Indiana University School of Medicine Simon Cancer Center. Its biggest fund-raising event is the annual Vera Bradley Classic Women's Golf and Tennis Tournament in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Through October 2017, the Foundation has donated over $30 million to breast cancer research.