Williams-Sonoma Looks for Further International Growth

Williams-Sonoma Inc. said it will expand its international shipping operation from 75 countries to 99.
     "The largest new opportunity that we see in our future is global expansion," and president and ceo Laura Alber said during the company's quarterly conference call recently "We currently attract a significant number of foreign nationals to our stores and websites, who frequently encourage us to open in their communities."
     The company will also add to its 13 franchise locations in the Middle East with five more stores, including the first Williams-Sonoma, PBteen and West Elm stores outside of the Americas.

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