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Williams-Sonoma operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of various products for the home. It operates through two segments, E-commerce and Retail. 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, US
Websitewilliams-sonoma.com

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)11,400(+5%)
Job Openings257
Revenue (FY, 2018)$5.7 B(+8%)
Share Price (Aug 2020)$88.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Williams-Sonoma

Laura Alber

Laura Alber

President, Director, CEO
Julie Whalen

Julie Whalen

EVP, CFO
Yasir Anwar

Yasir Anwar

CTO
Felix Carbullido

Felix Carbullido

Chief Marketing Officer, EVP
Ron Young

Ron Young

EVP, Global
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

EVP, COO
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Williams-Sonoma Office Locations

Williams-Sonoma has offices in San Francisco and Singapore
San Francisco, US (HQ)
3250 Van Ness Ave
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 $5.67 b in FY, 2018 which is a 7.2% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

1.4b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

518.2m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

35.9%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

74.7m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

101.9m

Market capitalization (5-Aug-2020)

6.9b

Closing stock price (5-Aug-2020)

88.7

Cash (3-Nov-2019)

155.0m

EV

8.3b
Williams-Sonoma's current market capitalization is $6.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

5.1b5.3b5.7b

Revenue growth, %

4%7%

Cost of goods sold

3.2b3.4b3.6b

Gross profit

1.9b1.9b2.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.4b1.2b1.4b1.4b

Cost of goods sold

715.7m778.9m832.3m770.8m811.2m862.0m796.8m887.0m924.3m

Gross profit

395.8m422.7m467.1m432.2m463.9m495.0m444.3m483.9m518.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

36%35%36%36%36%36%36%35%36%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

213.7m390.1m339.0m

Accounts Receivable

88.8m90.1m107.1m

Prepaid Expenses

76.5m82.7m101.4m

Inventories

977.5m1.1b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

94.0m103.1m90.8m290.2m174.6m164.4m107.7m120.5m155.0m

Accounts Receivable

64.0m78.7m92.3m102.6m106.3m113.6m102.2m111.1m110.1m

Prepaid Expenses

85.1m97.5m88.3m56.3m74.8m94.1m98.2m117.0m115.3m

Inventories

1.0b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

305.4m259.5m333.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

173.2m183.1m188.8m

Inventories

4.5m(80.2m)(70.3m)

Accounts Payable

3.2m2.4m62.4m
Quarterly
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

484.2k

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Williams-Sonoma Operating Metrics

Williams-Sonoma's Stores was reported to be 623 in Q2, 2020.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Stores

601 603 612 623 618 624 626 635 629 628 635 636 631 627 632 633 625 625 623

Average Leased Square Footage per Store

10 k10 k10 k10.10 k10.10 k10.10 k10.20 k10.20 k10.30 k10.30 k10.30 k10.50 k10.50 k10.60 k

Gross Leased Store Space, sq. ft

6.22 m6.26 m6.38 m6.36 m6.34 m6.43 m6.47 m6.45 m6.44 m6.50 m6.55 m6.56 m6.55 m6.59 m

Selling Space, square feet

3.87 m3.89 m3.97 m3.95 m3.94 m4 m4.03 m4.02 m4.02 m4.06 m4.08 m4.11 m4.09 m4.12 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 Direct, Inc.
Williams-Sonoma DTC, Inc.
Williams-Sonoma Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Williams-Sonoma Stores, Inc.

Williams-Sonoma Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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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

Williams-Sonoma Online and Social Media Presence

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Williams-Sonoma News and Updates

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Appoints Williams-Sonoma Veteran Neil Lick To Lead New Owned Brands Team

UNION, N.J., July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY) today announced the appointment of industry veteran Neil Lick as Senior Vice President (SVP), Owned Brands. Lick, formerly of Williams-Sonoma, will lead a newly formed team that expects to develop and launch...

The Ratings Game: Parents flocked to Pottery Barn Kids and Teen during the lockdowns, driving Williams-Sonoma results

Williams-Sonoma credited its e-commerce capabilities and its Pottery Barn Kids and Teen business for better-than-expected results.

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Williams-Sonoma, Dell, VMware and more

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Williams-Sonoma posts surprise rise in same-store sales on online boost

Williams-Sonoma Inc posted a surprise rise in quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, as the retailer's online business boomed amid coronavirus-led lockdowns, sending its shares up 8% in extended trading.

Williams-Sonoma stock rallies 9% as company says online orders continue to grow

Shares of Williams-Sonoma Inc. rallied more than 9% in the extended session Thursday after the retailer said its online business experienced "breakout" growth in the latter part of the first quarter and "continues to accelerate," making up for store closures amid the coronavirus pandemic. Williams-…

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Settles with FTC, Agrees to Stop Making Overly Broad and Misleading Made in USA Claims about Houseware and Furniture Products

The San Francisco-based company, also doing business as Williams Sonoma, Williams Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, Rejuvenation, Outward, and Mark & Graham, markets its products throughout the United States, in stores and on its websites and social media…
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Williams-Sonoma Blogs

8 Desserts That Bypass the Stove and the Oven

These summery no-bake desserts will satisfy a sweet tooth when it's too hot to turn on the oven. The post 8 Desserts That Bypass the Stove and the Oven appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

If Only You Were at a Trattoria in an Italian Piazza

Can't go to Italy? Let Italy come home to you. Here's how. The post If Only You Were at a Trattoria in an Italian Piazza appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

Summer Cheesecakes That Make the Most of Seasonal Fruit

Cheesecake: Eat more of it. Bedazzled with fruit. Do we have your attention yet? The post Summer Cheesecakes That Make the Most of Seasonal Fruit appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

There’s A Lot More to Avocados than Guacamole and Toast

Avocados: Couldn't you be eating more "green gold"? We think so. The post There’s A Lot More to Avocados than Guacamole and Toast appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

10 Pantry Staples Our Staffers Love Most

Wouldn't you like to know the secret-weapon ingredients our staffers love most? The post 10 Pantry Staples Our Staffers Love Most appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

Haile Thomas on What “Living Lively” Can Mean for You

Haile Thomas, the 19-year-old celebrity vegan wunderkind, has a new cookbook. The post Haile Thomas on What “Living Lively” Can Mean for You 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 Yasir Anwar.

  • How many employees does Williams-Sonoma have?

    Williams-Sonoma has 11,400 employees.

  • What is Williams-Sonoma revenue?

    Latest Williams-Sonoma annual revenue is $5.7 b.

  • What is Williams-Sonoma revenue per employee?

    Latest Williams-Sonoma revenue per employee is $497.5 k.

  • Who are Williams-Sonoma competitors?

    Competitors of Williams-Sonoma include Kirkland's, Wayfair and Lowe's.

  • Where is Williams-Sonoma headquarters?

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