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Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM)

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Williams-Sonoma Inc.
3250 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States - Map
Phone: 415-421-7900
Website: http://www.williams-sonomainc.com

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Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Services
Industry:Home Furnishing Stores
Full Time Employees:7,800

Business Summary 

Williams-Sonoma Inc. operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of home products. The company operates in two segments, Direct-to-Customer and Retail. It offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, including cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks essentials under the Williams-Sonoma brand; furniture, bedding, bathroom accessories, rugs, curtains, lighting, tabletop, outdoor, and decorative accessories under the Pottery Barn brand; and products designed for creating magical spaces where children can play, laugh, learn, and grow under the Pottery Barn Kids brand. The company also provides an assortment of products, including furniture, bedding, bathroom accessories, rugs, curtains, lighting, decorative accessories, dinnerware, kitchen essentials, and gifts under the West Elm brand; and a line of furniture, bedding, lighting, decorative accents, and others for teen bedrooms, dorm rooms, study spaces, and lounges under the PBteen brand. In addition, it offers lighting and home-goods product lines, including lights, hardware, furniture, and home décor that span periods back to the 1870s; and women’s and men’s accessories, small leather goods, jewelry, key item apparel, paper, entertaining and bar, and home décor, as well as seasonal items under the Mark and Graham brand. The company markets its products through e-commerce Websites, direct mail catalogs, and specialty retail stores. As of March 12, 2014, it operated 585 stores comprising 554 stores in 44 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico; 25 stores in Canada; 5 stores in Australia; and 1 store in the United Kingdom, as well as operated 27 franchised stores in various countries in the Middle East. Williams-Sonoma Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Corporate Governance 
Williams-Sonoma Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.
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 PayExercised
Ms. Laura J. Alber , 45
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Incentive Award Committee
4.92M8.08M
Ms. Julie P. Whalen , 43
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Exec. VP
1.48M629.00K
Mr. Patrick J. Connolly , 67
Chief Strategy and Bus. Devel. Officer, Exec. VP, Director and Member of Incentive Award Committee
1.46M0.00
Ms. Sandra N. Stangl , 46
Pres of Pottery Barn Brand
2.84M773.00K
Ms. Janet M. Hayes , 46
Pres of The Williams-Sonoma Brand
1.80M0.00
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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