Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s WSM portfolio brand, West Elm, entered into a deal with RHODE to unveil a 40-piece home collection that embraces layered prints and vintage detail.
RHODE is a women-owned and operated lifestyle brand that includes decorative accessories, tabletop and colorful textiles with complementary motifs in different colors.
WSM’s capsule collaboration with RHODE will reflect its signature print voice in bedding, linens and entertainment pieces for the home.
Williams-Sonoma Rides on E-commerce Growth
Williams-Sonoma is one of the largest e-commerce retailers in the United States. Its innovative efforts have helped the company to drive e-commerce growth. The company’s investment in merchandising of its brands, efficient catalog circulations and digital marketing boosts revenues from the e-commerce channel. E-commerce penetration has been increasing, buoyed by its in-house tech platform, rapid experimentation program, content-rich online experience and marketing strategies.
Williams-Sonoma is focused on enhancing customer experience through technology innovation and operational improvement. The company remains on track to invest nearly $250 million in fiscal 2023 for the long-term growth of the business, prioritizing technology and supply chain initiatives that primarily support e-commerce growth. The company initiated its long-term growth plan with $50 million invested for capital expenditures in first-quarter 2023.
Shares of WSM declined 1.9% during the trading session on May 31. The stock has declined 7.9% in the past three months compared with the Zacks Retail - Home Furnishings industry’s decline of 10.6%.
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Although the shares of WSM have declined, its consistent retail expansion efforts and diversified product portfolio are most likely to drive growth in the upcoming period.
Zacks Rank & Key Picks
WSM currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
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