As part of its continued growth strategy, Williams-Sonoma made several organizational changes to its management team.
Williams-Sonoma has appointed Ronald R. Young SVP, global, as part of its strategy to grow the brand outside the United States.
Williams-Sonoma had a strong first quarter of fiscal 2014, with net income climbing 17% to a better-than-expected $46.16 million from $39.17 million.
The San Jose Mercury News is reporting that Walmart has expanded and already sizable footprint in the San Francisco bay area.
Instacart, a service that delivers groceries from multiple local stores within an hour, has expanded its footprint to include independent supermarket Berkeley Bowl as well as Costco to its grocery store lineup just in time for the holiday season.
Brooks Brothers has opened a flagship store location in San Francisco. At 26,000 sq. ft., Brooks Brothers at Union Square is the second largest retail location in North America.
Restoration Hardware Holdings has appointed former Williams-Sonoma brand president Richard Harvey as the company's CMO for RH Kitchen and Tableware.
Target is the latest retailer heading to the Silicon Valley to develop its omnichannel business.
Fast Retailing will open its first West Coast Uniqlo flagship store in the Union Square neighborhood of San Francisco.
Walmart is touting another e-commerce win by the smart people working at its Silicon Valley research and technology hub known as @WalmartLabs.