Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of home products. It operates in two segments, Direct-to-Customer and Retail. Its Williams-Sonoma stores offer cooking, dining, and entertaining products, including cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, and cookbooks, as well as wedding registry; Pottery Barn stores offer lifestyle displays; Pottery Barn Kids stores offer products for creating spaces where children play, laugh, learn, and grow, as well as baby registry solutions; West Elm stores offer home furnishing products, including furniture, textiles, decorative accessories, lighting, and tabletop items, as well as home toolkit in four product categories comprising kitchen, garden, care and repair, and personal care; PBteen stores offer a line of furniture, bedding, lighting, decorative accents, and more for teen bedrooms, dorm rooms, study spaces, and lounges; Rejuvenation stores offer lighting and home-goods product lines that span periods back to the 1870s; and Mark and Graham stores offer men's and women's accessories, gifts, small leather goods, jewelry, entertaining and bar, home décor, and do-it-yourself wrapping supplies and seasonal items. The company also sells products through its e-commerce Websites, including williams-sonoma.com, potterybarn.com, potterybarnkids.com, pbteen.com, westelm.com, rejuvenation.com, and markandgraham.com; and direct-mail catalogs comprising Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Bed and Bath, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. As of May 1, 2013, it marketed products through 7 e-commerce Websites, 8 direct mail catalogs, and 581 stores. The company operates in the United States and Canada; offers international shipping to customers worldwide; and franchises its brands in Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is based in San Francisco, California.