Williams-Sonoma wants to go Home

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Posted: Jan 17, 2012 8:00 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Jan 17, 2012 8:00 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Williams-Sonoma, chain stores, city council, home Broadway, Sonoma, California

There's opposition to cookware giant Williams-Sonoma from opening a store in the town where it all began. The first store was opened on Broadway in Sonoma, California in 1956. The plan for a store on the original location comes as the Sonoma City Council decides new regulations for chain stores. The council may call for a moratorium on chain stores until a stronger ordinance is drafted to outlaw them. The mayor opposes chain-store regulations and says it will be a great loss to bar one of the most successful businesses in the United States from coming home.

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