The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer.The Children's Place, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Secaucus, New Jersey. The company operates through two segments, The Children's Place U.S. and The Children's Place International. It sells apparel, accessories, footwear, and other items for children. As of July 29, 2017, the company operated 1,026 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; and 161 international points of distribution operated by its 7 franchise partners in 19 countries. It also sells its products through , an online store.