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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-sonomainc.com
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)11,400(+5%)
Job Openings613
Revenue (FY, 2018)$5.7 B(+8%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$184(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

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 $5.67 b in FY, 2018 which is a 7.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

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 (30-Mar-2021)

14.0b

Closing stock price (30-Mar-2021)

184.0

Cash (3-Nov-2019)

155.0m

EV

15.4b
Williams-Sonoma's current market capitalization is $14 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

601603612623618624626635629628635636631627632633625625623

Average Leased Square Footage per Store

10 k10 k10 k10.1 k10.1 k10.1 k10.2 k10.2 k10.3 k10.3 k10.3 k10.5 k10.5 k10.6 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 m6.5 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 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

66/100

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Williams-Sonoma Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 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-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    63/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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Williams-Sonoma News and Updates

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 shares rise as stay-at-home trends fuel better-than-expected sales

Williams-Sonoma posted fourth-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations as consumers shop for home products during the coronavirus pandemic.

A Micro-Bubble Brewing Between Williams-Sonoma & Wayfair In The Home Goods Market

The old adage says, “cash is king,” and we prefer stocks in firms that consistently generate cash over those that burn cash.

Williams-Sonoma shares rise 6% on steep increase in earnings, sales

Williams-Sonoma Inc. shares initially were up 6% in after-hours trading Thursday after the retailer of home products announced fiscal third-quarter results. Williams-Sonoma reported net income of $201.8 million, or $2.54 a share, compared with net income of $74.7 million, or 94 cents a share, in th…
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Williams-Sonoma Blogs

All You Need to Make the Best Dang Pizza Ever

It's pizza night! How's your pie game? Please, allow us to help. The post All You Need to Make the Best Dang Pizza Ever appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

There’s a Hidden Banquet in Your Fridge. Here’s How to Find It.

Make leftovers foxier. You can do it! Here's how. The post There’s a Hidden Banquet in Your Fridge. Here’s How to Find It. appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

Why a Kitchen Torch Is One of Our Favorite Cooking Tools

Brûlée all day! Plus other ways to masterfully use your kitchen torch. The post Why a Kitchen Torch Is One of Our Favorite Cooking Tools appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

These 5-Star Recipes Are Best When They’re Made Ahead

These recipe favorites taste even better on the second (or even third!) day AFTER you make them. The post These 5-Star Recipes Are Best When They’re Made Ahead appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

6 Ways to Use Up Leftover Ham

Soup, quiche, appetizers and so much more! The post 6 Ways to Use Up Leftover Ham appeared first on Williams-Sonoma Taste.

6 Things to Make with Leftover Hard-Boiled Eggs

Yes! Stand-out solutions for all those extra hard-boiled eggs in your fridge. The post 6 Things to Make with Leftover Hard-Boiled Eggs 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 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 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.