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February 24, 2012

Williams-Sonoma is helping consumers create their dream kitchen with the launch of Cultivate.com.

SAN FRANCISCO — Williams-Sonoma is helping consumers create their dream kitchen with the launch of Cultivate.com. Offering information about kitchen design and remodeling in one destination, the website will feature advice from acclaimed kitchen experts, thousands of inspirational photos, recommendations for local kitchen professionals and unique planning tools, the company announced Friday.

February 23, 2012

Twenty new Target stores are scheduled to open this year – including the company’s first five CityTarget locations – and two units in California are among them.

Twenty new Target stores are scheduled to open this year including the company’s first five CityTarget locations and two other units at recently disclosed California locations.

Target said it would open a 135,000-sq.-ft. store in the California coastal town of Capitola, about an hour and a half south of San Francisco, in July. The store will be the company’s second location in Santa Cruz County.

January 23, 2012

Williams-Sonoma has announced that Mary Ann Casati and Lorraine Twohill have been elected to its board of directors.

SAN FRANCISCO — Williams-Sonoma has announced that Mary Ann Casati and Lorraine Twohill have been elected to its board of directors.

“We are excited to have Mary Ann and Lorraine join our board,” said Adrian Bellamy, chairman of the board of directors of Williams-Sonoma Inc. “These two individuals each bring a unique perspective and expertise that we believe will help shape the success of our company.”