Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of home products. It offers culinary and entertaining products, including cookware, cookbooks, cutlery, informal dinnerware, glassware, table linens, specialty foods, and cooking ingredients; and bridal and gift registry services under the Williams-Sonoma brand. The company also provides home furnishing categories, including furniture, textiles, decorative accessories, lighting, and tabletop items under the West Elm brand; bed and bath products, and gift and bridal registry services under the Pottery Barn brand; children’s furnishings and accessories, and gift registry services under the Pottery Barn Kids brand; and home furnishings and decorative accessories designed for teenage market under the PBteen brand, as well as manufactures and retails reproduction lighting, and door and cabinet hardware under the Rejuvenation brand. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. sells its home products through six e-commerce Websites consisting of williams-sonoma.com, potterybarn.com, potterybarnkids.com, pbteen.com, westelm.com, and rejuvenation.com; seven direct-mail catalogs comprising Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Bed and Bath, PBteen, West Elm, and Rejuvenation; and five retail store concepts, which include Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm, and Rejuvenation. As of January 29, 2012, it operated 576 stores, including 259 Williams-Sonoma, 194 Pottery Barn, 83 Pottery Barn Kids, 37 West Elm, and 3 Rejuvenation stores in 44 states of the United States; Washington, D.C.; Canada; and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.