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Williams-Sonoma is a company that operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of various products for the home. Its family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. The company offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, including cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, cookbooks, as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories. In addition, it offers a range of assortments of lighting, hardware, furniture and home decor.

TypePublic
Founded1956
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitewilliams-sonoma.com
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)12,200(+6%)
Job Openings1,196
Revenue (FY, 2020)$6.8 B(+16%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$178.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Williams-Sonoma

Laura Alber

Laura Alber

Chief Executive Officer, President & Director
Julie Whalen

Julie Whalen

EVP, CFO
Scott Dahnke

Scott Dahnke

Director
Yasir Anwar

Yasir Anwar

CTO
William Ready

William Ready

Director
Anne Mulcahy

Anne Mulcahy

Director
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Williams-Sonoma Office Locations

Williams-Sonoma has offices in San Francisco and Singapore
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
3250 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
Singapore, SG
18 Tai Seng Street #07-07
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Williams-Sonoma Financials and Metrics

Williams-Sonoma Revenue

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Williams-Sonoma's revenue was reported to be $6.78 b in FY, 2020 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

6.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2020 - FY, 2020), %

15%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

2.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

38.9%

Net income (FY, 2020)

680.7m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

910.7m

Market capitalization (14-Sept-2021)

13.4b

Closing stock price (14-Sept-2021)

178.4

Cash (31-Jan-2021)

1.2b

EV

13.7b
Williams-Sonoma's current market capitalization is $13.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

5.7b5.9b6.8b

Revenue growth, %

7%4%15%

Cost of goods sold

3.6b3.8b4.1b

Gross profit

2.1b2.1b2.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.3b1.4b1.2b1.4b1.4b1.2b1.5b1.8b

Cost of goods sold

770.8m811.2m862.0m796.8m887.0m924.3m820.9m939.6m1.1b

Gross profit

432.2m463.9m495.0m444.3m483.9m518.2m414.3m551.2m705.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

36%36%36%36%35%36%34%37%40%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

339.0m432.2m1.2b

Accounts Receivable

107.1m111.7m143.7m

Prepaid Expenses

101.4m90.4m93.8m

Inventories

1.1b1.1b1.0b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

333.7m356.1m680.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

188.8m187.8m188.7m

Inventories

(70.3m)24.2m99.1m

Accounts Payable

62.4m(11.1m)25.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Williams-Sonoma Operating Metrics

Williams-Sonoma's Stores was reported to be 581 in FY, 2020.
Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

Stores

627632633625625623626614616614614581

Average Leased Square Footage per Store

10.3 k10.3 k10.3 k10.5 k10.5 k10.6 k10.6 k10.7 k10.7 k10.7 k10.7 k10.8 k

Gross Leased Store Space, sq. ft

6.44 m6.5 m6.55 m6.56 m6.55 m6.59 m6.62 m6.56 m6.58 m6.57 m6.57 m6.3 m

Selling Space, sq. ft.

4.02 m4.06 m4.08 m4.11 m4.09 m4.12 m4.15 m4.13 m4.15 m4.15 m4.14 m3.98 m
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Williams-Sonoma Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
OutwardNovember 16, 2017$112 m
RejuvenationNovember 04, 2011
Pottery BarnSeptember 30, 1986
Williams-Sonoma DTC, Inc.
Williams-Sonoma Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Williams-Sonoma Stores, Inc.

Williams-Sonoma Revenue Breakdown

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Williams-Sonoma revenue breakdown by business segment: 45.7% from Retail and 54.3% from E-commerce

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Williams-Sonoma Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Williams-Sonoma Online and Social Media Presence

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Williams-Sonoma Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    68/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    58/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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Williams-Sonoma News and Updates

The Ratings Game: Wedding bells are ringing at Williams-Sonoma as registries have potential to bolster business long term

Williams-Sonoma's wedding registry sales were up 98% in the most recent quarter

Blockbuster earnings results from Dick's Sporting Goods and Williams-Sonoma suggest consumer spending is in good shape (DKS, WSM)

Summary List Placement Blockbuster earnings results from Dick's Sporting Goods and Williams-Sonoma suggest the consumer is in good shape. Dick's reported Q2 earnings results on Wednesday that blew past estimates and showed robust same-store-sales growth of 19%. Williams-Sonoma said its revenues gr…

Earnings Results: Williams-Sonoma stock rallies 15% on ‘record’ Q2 for retailer, 20% dividend increase

Williams-Sonoma Inc. stock jumps 15% after the retailer tops Wall Street expectations for its second quarter, raises its outlook, and increases its dividend by 20%, saying people continued to focus on their home and home decorations in the pandemic.

Williams-Sonoma stock edges up after BofA analyst backs away from bearish stance, boosts price target

Shares of Williams-Sonoma Inc. edged up 0.1% in afternoon trading, after BofA Securities analyst Curtis Nagle backed away from his bearish stance on the household products retailer on the belief that profit stays higher for longer in the wake of "very strong" fiscal first-quarter results. Nagle rai…

The Ratings Game: Williams-Sonoma reaches a record close, though analysts question how long the good news will last

Williams-Sonoma stock soared 18.5% on Thursday after an earnings beat.
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Williams-Sonoma Blogs

10 Fall Cocktails for When the Temperature Dips

It's fall. You like a good cocktail. These will make you feel cozy. The post 10 Fall Cocktails for When the Temperature Dips appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

8 of Our Favorite Meatless Recipes

There’s a time and place for a good steak, but increasingly people are turning to plant-based diets for environmental, ethical, health, or financial reasons. Whether you’re full-on vegan, pescatarian, partake… The post 8 of Our Favorite Meatless Recipes appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

Top Chef Claudette Zepeda Shares Her Día De Los Muertos Traditions

And everything you need to know about the Mexican holiday. The post Top Chef Claudette Zepeda Shares Her Día De Los Muertos Traditions appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

5 Easy Air Fryer Recipes For Super Speedy Meals

Let your air fryer save dinner tonight. The post 5 Easy Air Fryer Recipes For Super Speedy Meals appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

Jake Cohen’s Apple-Honey Cake Is What We Want for Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is here! Jake Cohen has your upside-down apple cake recipe. The post Jake Cohen’s Apple-Honey Cake Is What We Want for Rosh Hashanah appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

5 Most Talked-About Topics on the Test Kitchen Hotline

Test kitchen staffers are literally waiting by their phones to text you. The post 5 Most Talked-About Topics on the Test Kitchen Hotline appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.
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Williams-Sonoma Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Williams-Sonoma founded?

    Williams-Sonoma was founded in 1956.

  • Who are Williams-Sonoma key executives?

    Williams-Sonoma's key executives are Laura Alber, Julie Whalen and Scott Dahnke.

  • How many employees does Williams-Sonoma have?

    Williams-Sonoma has 12,200 employees.

  • What is Williams-Sonoma revenue?

    Latest Williams-Sonoma annual revenue is $6.8 b.

  • What is Williams-Sonoma revenue per employee?

    Latest Williams-Sonoma revenue per employee is $556 k.

  • Who are Williams-Sonoma competitors?

    Competitors of Williams-Sonoma include Fortune Brands Home & Security, Kirkland's and Wayfair.

  • Where is Williams-Sonoma headquarters?

    Williams-Sonoma headquarters is located at 3250 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Williams-Sonoma offices?

    Williams-Sonoma has offices in San Francisco and Singapore.

  • How many offices does Williams-Sonoma have?

    Williams-Sonoma has 2 offices.