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Williams-Sonoma Tabs Execs for New posts

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SAN FRANCISCO-Williams-Sonoma has set new roles for several of its executives in an effort “to position the company for continued growth,” according to a statement from the specialty retailer. Pat Connolly, chief marketing officer, will become chief strategy and business development officer. In his new role, Connolly is responsible for redefining Williams-Sonoma’s long-term strategy, includingMore »

Williams-Sonoma Q1 Net Climbs 17 Percent

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SAN FRANCISCO-Strong performances from all of its brands propelled Williams-Sonoma’s first quarter to an increase of 17 percent in net income, to $46.2 million. As Laura Alber, the company’s president and CEO, explained to industry analysts during a conference call yesterday, the contributions from all of the brands boosted total net revenues to a recordMore »

Williams-Sonoma Net Flat in Q4, Up 8.6 Percent for FY

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SAN FRANCISCO-Reduced margins and increased expenses offset a modest sales gain to bring Williams-Sonoma’s fourth-quarter net income to $133.8 million, essentially unchanged from last year’s fourth quarter. For the fiscal year ending on Feb. 2, the multichannel retailer logged in net income of $278.9 million, up 8.6 percent from the prior fiscal year. Gross marginMore »

Williams-Sonoma Posts Q3 Net Gain of 16 Percent

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SAN FRANCISCO-Sales gains across all of the company’s brands boosted Williams-Sonoma’s third-quarter net income by 16 percent, to $56.7 million. Total company net revenues in the quarter, which ended on Nov. 3, rose 11.3 percent to $1.1 billion, with increases of 14.5 percent in Williams-Sonoma’s direct-to-customer segment and 8.5 percent in its retail sector. OnMore »

Williams-Sonoma Sets New Leadership for Brands, Store Experience

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SAN FRANCISCO-Williams-Sonoma has brought on board a new executive to oversee the merchandising in the Williams-Sonoma stores, and has slated new roles for three of its senior vice presidents. David Jimenez has been named senior vice president of visual and store experience for the Williams-Sonoma brand. Jimenez has assumed responsibility for visual merchandising within Williams-SonomaMore »