Williams-Sonoma Inc. operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of home products. The company operates in two segments, E-commerce and Retail. It offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, including cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks 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 could 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 lights, hardware, furniture, and home décor products that span periods back to the 1870s under the Rejuvenation brand; 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 specialty retail stores, e-commerce Websites, and direct mail catalogs. As of February 01, 2015, it operated 601 stores, which comprised of 562 stores in 44 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico; 25 stores in Canada; 13 stores in Australia; and 1 store in the United Kingdom, as well as operated 30 franchised stores in various countries in the Middle East and the Philippines. Williams-Sonoma Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.