Hollister Co. is a subsidiary of the public company Abercrombie & Fitch. Operated from their headquarters in New Albany, Ohio, Hollister Co. was founded in July 2000. The idea behind the brand is to create fashions and accessories inspired by the Southern California beach scene that appeal to teenaged boys and girls between the ages of 14 to 18. Hollister Co. clothes are considered very trendy among teens and are sold at more than 550 retail locations and at the e-commerce store Hollisterco.com. The website sells outerwear and separates for boys and girls as well as casual dresses for girls.