Spanx, Inc. is an American Innerwear Company Focusing on Shaping Briefs and Leggings for Women.
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Founder: Sara Blakely
Founded: 1998, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
CEO: Sara Blakely (2016–)
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Number of employees: 750+
Spanx, Inc., is the market leader in the design and development of innovative body-shaping hosiery, apparel, and intimate apparel. The company’s pathbreaking product, Spanx Footless Bodyshaping Pantyhose, is a lightweight, body-firming undergarment that offers women the advantages of control top pantyhose but with the comfort of soft bands at the waist and ankle and feet free for wearing open-toed shoes.
Spanx products are available at better department stores and more than 600+ specialty boutiques in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company produces a moderate-priced line of body-shaping and footless hosiery for Target, Inc.; these are sold under the brand name Assets.
Sara Blakely founded Spanx in 1998 with $5,000 in savings and patented her pantyhose.