Fossil was founded in 1984 by Tom Kartsotis. Over the last quarter of a century, Fossil has been committed to creating fashion pieces inspired by vintage American styles. Headquartered in Texas, the company has a strong presence all over the world. The company has grown to over 400 retail locations, 4,000 wholesale locations and globally there are 13,000 employees. The Fossil Brand has developed a multi-brand portfolio with diverse, world-class brands around the world. The global foundation has allowed for sustainable growth and led Fossil into the S&P 500, the 500 leading publicly traded companies in the US.