Williams-Sonoma Q2 revenues up 31%, internet revenue up 83%

SAN FRANCISCO — Williams-Sonoma closed its second quarter on Aug. 1 with revenues up almost 31% and internet revenue up almost 83%.

“We’re proud to report one other quarter of outperformance with a 30% comp, robust development throughout all manufacturers and channels, and 360 foundation factors of working margin growth,” stated Laura Alber, president and CEO. “These second quarter outcomes show the success of our development methods and the earnings energy of our firm. We now have a bonus within the business resulting from our unique in-house design functionality, our channel technique which is digital-first however not digital solely, and our values – with sustainability and fairness underlying all that we do.”

Revenues for the interval reached $1.95 billion, up from $1.49 billion within the 2020 interval. Web revenue elevated from $134.6 million final 12 months to $246.1 million this 12 months, with earnings per share at $3.21 in contrast with $1.70 within the year-ago interval.

Alber famous that the corporate is elevating its full 12 months income outlook, with development anticipated to be within the excessive teenagers to low twenties and working margins anticipated within the 16% to 17% vary.

“Given our elevated optimism, we now anticipate to attain

Daisy Granny Sq. Crochet Tutorial

This simple ability stage 3.25” x 3.25” crochet sq. is the constructing block for the granny sq. tee, bag and blanket tasks accessible solely to GH+ members. Go to goodhousekeeping.com/stitchclub for full undertaking patterns, step-by-step directions and how-to movies.


  • Yarn Weight: Medium #4 in three colours
  • Hook: 5mm/US 8-H
  • Notions: Tapestry needle



    Row 1

    Create a magic circle: chain 3 (acts as first double crochet), double crochet into ring 11 instances equals 12 double crochet complete. Tighten and bind off.

    Row 2

    granny square

    Connect yarn into any chain house on ring. Chain 1 and pull up loop to 1/2”. Yarn over.

    Insert hook into similar chain house the place yarn was connected, yarn over and pull up a loop to 1/2”. Yarn over. Insert hook into chain house, yarn over and pull up a loop to 1/2”. Yarn over. Insert hook into chain house, yarn over and pull up a loop to 1/2”. Yarn over and pull by all 7 loops on hook. Petal sew made. Chain 1.

    Repeat this sew all the best way round, 12 petal stitches complete.

    While you arrive again at first of the spherical, insert your hook into the