MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM), the North American based retailer specializing in high-quality products for the home, announced today in a formal press conference that was held in Mexico City at the Habita Hotel at 10 am, that it will open 13 stores across iconic kitchen and home furnishings brands Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen and West Elm. The stores, all located in Mexico City, will open during the fourth quarter of calendar year 2015 and are the first retail locations for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. in Mexico.
On October 22, 2015, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen and West Elm will be the first stores to open at Galerías Polanco. The complete list of openings follows:
- October 22, Polanco, Mexico City: Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen; Galerías Polanco, Mexico City: West Elm
- October 28, Paseo Interlomas, Mexico City: West Elm
- October 29, Oasis Coyoacán, Mexico City: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids
- November 4, Toreo Parque Central: West Elm
- November 5, Centro Santa Fe, Mexico City: Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids
- November 10, Perisur, Mexico City: Pottery Barn Kids, Williams-Sonoma
- December 3, Perisur, Mexico City: Pottery Barn
Laura Alber, President and Chief Executive Officer, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. remarks, “This is an exciting milestone in our global expansion. The addition of stores in Mexico provides Williams-Sonoma, Inc., with a full presence in North America.” Alber adds, “We look forward to introducing customers in Mexico to each of our distinctive brands, exceptional products and unsurpassed customer service.”
Liverpool’s General Director, Graciano Guichard comments, “The Liverpool reputation in Mexico offers Williams-Sonoma, Inc. a prestigious partner to enter the country. WSI brands complement Liverpool’s vision and values as we both seek to surpass shopper expectations with quality, selection, distinctive experiences and unique environments.”
ABOUT WILLIAMS-SONOMA, INC.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. These products, representing eight distinct merchandise strategies – Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm, PBteen, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham – are marketed through e-commerce websites, direct mail catalogs and 612 stores. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. currently operates in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, offers international shipping to customers worldwide, and has unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East and the Philippines.
ABOUT GRUPO LIVERPOOL
Leading department store chain, Liverpool, has a significant presence in the whole country through 105 department stores, including Fabricas de Francia, additional to 23 shopping centers in 15 states of the Mexican Republic and prestigious international boutiques. For 167 years, Liverpool has offered a wide variety of products and integrated quality services; from the latest trends in fashion for the whole family, including clothes, accessories, home, technology, food and drinks, among others; to interior decoration coaching, travel advise and the best gift table program. The company employs more than 58,000 people in all the country. Their commitment is to operate with efficiency, growth, innovation, prestige, service, profitability and the ability to adapt to specific markets, generating a high sense of responsibility for the environment. In 2015, Liverpool won the first place in the “Great Place to Work” rankings as the best company to work for in México with more than 5,000 collaborators.
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