The Gymboree Corporation
The Gymboree Corporation is a specialty retailer operating stores selling high-quality apparel and accessories for children under the Gymboree, Gymboree Outlet, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8 brands, as well as play programs for children under the Gymboree Play and Music brand, and women’s clothing and accessories under the Shade brand.
The Gymboree Corporation's history begins with the founding of Gymboree Play & Music in 1976, making it one of the oldest companies in its field. The appeal of the Gymboree brand was so broad that in 1986 Gymboree entered the apparel business—designing, manufacturing and retailing unique, high-quality merchandise for children.
Today The Gymboree Corporation's brands include Gymboree Play & Music®, Gymboree® retail stores, Gymboree® Outlet stores, Janie and Jack® shops and Crazy 8® stores and ShadeClothing.com.