Thank you, Macy's, for supporting AWE's mission to create more diversity in corporate America. Together we can increase the number of women in corporate leadership and on boards to improve the global economy. Founded in 1858 as a fancy dry goods store in New York City, Macy's soon grew into the largest department store retailers in the world. Macy's now specializes in the sales of clothing, footwear, accessories, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, and houseware products. There are approximately 800 stores in virtually every major geographic market in the United States and also serves customers at the Macys.com website.