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POTTERY BARN KIDS ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEW LOCATION IN THE VILLAGE AT CORTE MADERA

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Pottery Barn Kids, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, announced today the grand opening of its new permanent location in The Village at Corte Madera on Friday, November 9 at 10:00 a.m. The new location will feature a variety of specialized design services to decorate rooms for babies and kids, and will offer complimentary in-home design appointments for the Bay area, a large variety of holiday gifts and a new monogram station for making items special and personal.

The new Pottery Barn Kids store reopens at The Village at Corte Madera with Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas seasonal collections. Shoppers will find a selection of innovative and high-quality gifts, including inspired vignettes with an assortment of bedding, furniture and holiday gift items. The store will feature a cozy shop with the latest faux-fur and flannel collections, a great selection of nursery gifts to celebrate baby's first holiday and will offer everything grandparents need to create a nursery or play space in their home perfect for regular visits from grandchildren.

“We've received amazing support from our loyal customers in Marin County and look forward to welcoming them back to our new Corte Madera location,” said Janet Hayes, president of Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen. “This store has so many new special features that set us apart and make a holiday shopping experience one-of-a-kind.”

With decorating and entertaining services, Pottery Barn Kids is the perfect destination for making holiday shopping simple and personal. Shoppers can take advantage of in-store monogramming to personalize gifts – from iconic Anywhere Chairs to cozy stroller blankets – to make them even more special. The store will also provide shipping options to send gifts directly to the recipient's doorstep, as well as complimentary gift wrapping. Onsite design specialists will be on-hand to help customers design rooms using new Design Studio workstations, and on Wednesdays between November 21 and December 19 Pottery Barn Kids will open early and offer one-on-one personal shopping from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Opening Weekend Events will begin on Friday, November 9 at 10:00 a.m. and include:

  • Giveaways: The first 200 guests on Friday, November 9, will receive a plush Clancy the Bear, the official Pottery Barn Kids mascot, and the first 500 will receive an eco-friendly Pottery Barn Kids shopping tote. Thirty-six lucky customers who find a sleigh bell in their tote will get the chance to select a gift card at the store, worth $25-$500, for a total giveaway amount of $2,000*.
  • Fun for all: Visitors will enjoy activities and special appearances:
    • Friday, November 9 at 11 a.m. – story time
    • Saturday, November 10 at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. – sing along concert featuring Tim Cain
    • Sunday, November 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – face painting with Miss Marilyn
    • Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 18 – appearances by Clancy, the Pottery Barn Kids mascot

STORE LOCATION & INFORMATION

Pottery Barn Kids (across from Macy's)
The Village at Corte Madera
1600 Redwood Hwy #D045
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 927-1636

STORE HOURS

Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

ABOUT POTTERY BARN KIDS

Pottery Barn Kids, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, launched in January 1999 and quickly became a premier retailer for children's home furnishings and decorative accessories. Pottery Barn Kids offers exclusive designs that create kid-friendly, stylish and innovative spaces for the nursery, bedroom and playroom. Product categories include kids furniture, kids bedding, bathroom accessories, window treatments, rugs, lighting, decorative accessories, classic toys, nursery essentials including baby cribs, and gear including luggage, backpacks and reusable lunch bags. Pottery Barn Kids operates 83 retail stores in the U.S. and Canada in addition to its ecommerce site, potterybarnkids.com which offers a variety of products, a Baby & Gift Registry, and Design Studio, a special section highlighting ideas and inspirations for kids' spaces, room design tools and celebrations. Pottery Barn Kids can also be found on Facebook and Twitter. Pottery Barn Kids is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

ABOUT WILLIAMS-SONOMA, INC.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. These products, representing seven distinct merchandise strategies – Williams-Sonoma (cookware and wedding registry), Pottery Barn (furniture and wedding registry), Pottery Barn Kids (kids' furniture and baby registry), PBteen (girls' bedding and boys' bedding), West Elm (modern furniture and room decor), Williams-Sonoma Home (luxury furniture and decorative accessories) and Rejuvenation (lighting and hardware) – are marketed through 579 stores, seven direct mail catalogs and six e-commerce websites. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. currently operates in the United States and Canada, offers international shipping to customers worldwide, and franchises its brands throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.

*Sweepstakes ends 6:00 p.m. EST on November 11, 2012. Please visit store for official rules.

Pottery Barn Kids
Sarah Lynam, 415-438-8101
Senior Public Relations Manager
slynam@wsgc.com

 

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