Victoria's Secret is a subsidiary of L Brands, a publicly traded company that owns several specialty retail stores. Founded in 1977, Victoria's Secret is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and operates more than 1000 locations in the USA. Victoria's Secret also offers catalog sales, sending out more than 374 million catalogs annually. Customers can purchase items from the catalog by phone or by mail as well as through the store's online website. Victoria's Secret is known primarily for selling lingerie, including bras, panties, teddys, baby dolls, robes and pajamas. The online website also features ladies apparel, accessories, activewear and skin and hair care products.