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Description of Business and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies Description of Business
Bath & Body Works, Inc. ("Bath & Body Works" or the "Company") is a specialty retailer of home fragrance, body care products and soaps and sanitizer products. Through the Bath & Body Works, White Barn and other brand names, the Company sells merchandise through Company-operated specialty retail stores in the United States of America ("U.S.") and Canada, and through its websites and other channels. The Company's international operations are primarily through franchise, license and wholesale partners.
On August 2, 2021, the Company completed the tax-free spin-off of its Victoria's Secret business, which included the Victoria's Secret and PINK brands, into an independent publicly traded company (the "Separation"). Accordingly, the operating results of, and costs to separate, the Victoria's Secret business are reported in Income (Loss) from Discontinued Operations, Net of Tax in the Consolidated Statements of Income (Loss) for all periods presented. In addition, the related assets and liabilities are reported as Assets and Liabilities of Discontinued Operations on the Consolidated Balance Sheets. All amounts and disclosures included in the Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements reflect only the Company's continuing operations unless otherwise noted. For additional information, see Note 2, "Discontinued Operations."
On August 2, 2021, in connection with the tax-free spin-off of the Victoria's Secret business discussed above, the Company changed its name from L Brands, Inc. to Bath & Body Works, Inc. Additionally, starting August 3, 2021, the Company's common stock began trading under the stock symbol "BBWI."
The Company operates as and reports a single segment that includes all of its continuing operations. The Company previously had two reportable segments: Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret. The Victoria's Secret reportable segment was spun-off on August 2, 2021 and is reported as discontinued operations for all periods presented.
Impacts of COVID-19
The coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic has created significant public health concerns as well as economic disruption, uncertainty and volatility. The Company's operations and financial performance have been materially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first quarter of 2020, all the Company-operated stores were closed on March 17, 2020, but the Company was able to re-open the majority of its stores as of the end of the second quarter of 2020. The direct business remained open for the duration of 2020. During 2020, the Company took prudent actions to manage expenses and to maintain its cash position and financial flexibility.
The Company adopted new operating models focused on safety in connection with the pandemic. The Company continues to remain focused on providing a safe store environment for its customers and associates, while also delivering an engaging shopping experience. The Company also remains focused on the safe operations of its corporate facilities, and distribution and fulfillment centers while maximizing its direct business. There remains the potential for COVID-related closures or operating restrictions, which could materially impact the Company's operations and financial performance in future periods.
The Company's fiscal year ends on the Saturday nearest to January 31. As used herein, “2021," "2020," and “2019” refer to the 52-week periods ended January 29, 2022, January 30, 2021 and February 1, 2020, respectively.
Basis of Consolidation
The Consolidated Financial Statements include the accounts of the Company and its subsidiaries. All significant intercompany balances and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation.
The Company accounts for investments in unconsolidated entities where it exercises significant influence, but does not have control, using the equity method. Under the equity method of accounting