Williams-Sonoma has signed an agreement to acquire Outward, a 3D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry, for an all cash price of $112 million.
HomeWorld’s first annual Retailers to Watch, in the November 6 issue, looks at eight retailers from various channels making big moves to reinforce their futures.
Williams Sonoma has launched in-store pick up services for purchases made online.
Williams-Sonoma has appointed IBM’s Bob Lord to its board of directors.
Pottery Barn has launched its first home collection with bridal and ready-to-wear designer Monique Lhuillier.
Williams Sonoma has opened its first stores in Seoul, South Korea, under its strategic franchise agreement with Hyundai Livart Furniture, a home goods retailer.
Williams-Sonoma has appointed Ryan Ross to lead the company’s Rejuvenation brand.
The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.
Williams Sonoma is collaborating with chef Giada De Laurentiis on the launch of a new product line that includes housewares along with pasta sauces and seasonings.