coop & spree, which opened its first store August 2014 in downtown Manhattan, is a new retail concept that is revitalizing the traditional brick-and-mortar space. Catering to the stylish, young Metropolitan consumer who has grown accustomed to shopping online, coop & spree delivers the ease, efficiency and premium service that she has come to expect. With a contemporary merchandise assortment that includes the most coveted apparel and accessory designers from around the world, coop & spree also features the most exclusive, under the radar brands with a cool, chic edge.
coop & spree is the brainchild of founder and CEO Brooke S. Richman, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Brooke then worked at Citigroup as a Credit Sector Specialist, covering high grade & high yield retail companies before leaving Citi to work as a buyer for Theory & Helmut Lang. Knowing she wanted to open her own retail venture, Brooke wrote her business plan at Columbia Business School, where she graduated with an MBA in 2013.