Bed Bath & Beyond
||It has been suggested that this article be merged with Buy Buy Baby. (Discuss) Proposed since October 2016.|
(as Bed 'n Bath)|
Springfield, New Jersey, U.S.
|Headquarters||Union, New Jersey
Number of locations
|1,504 (all divisions)
|Warren Eisenberg (Co-Chairman)
Leonard Feinstein (Co-Chairman)
Steven H. Temares (CEO)
Arthur Stark (President)
|Products||Home furnishings, domestics merchandise|
$ 12.215 billion (FY 2016)
|$ 1.135 billion (FY 2016)|
|$ 685.1 million (FY 2016)|
|Total assets||$ 6.846 billion (FY 2016)|
|Total equity||$ 2.719 billion (FY 2016)|
Number of employees
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is an American-owned chain of domestic merchandise retail stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. Formed in 1971, the stores sell goods primarily for the bedroom and bathroom, as well as kitchen and dining room. The company is included in the S&P 500 and Global 1200 Indices. It is also counted among the Fortune 500 and the Forbes Global 2000 as well.
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In 1971, Warren Eisenberg and Leonard Feinstein opened a store in Springfield, New Jersey called Bed 'n Bath. By 1985, Eisenberg and Feinstein were operating 17 stores in the New York metropolitan area and California. Also in 1985, the first superstore was opened, as an attempt to remain competitive with Linens 'n Things, Pacific Linen, and Luxury Linens. In order to properly represent the size increase in its retail stores, the company changed its name to Bed Bath & Beyond.
Since the liquidation of Linens N Things, Bed Bath and Beyond has few major retail competitors except Walmart, Target, JCPenney and some mid-sized players like Pier 1 Imports. Companies such as Crate & Barrel, IKEA, and the numerous Williams-Sonoma companies like Pottery Barn and West Elm are competitors as well.
- Harmon Stores – acquired in March 2002, operates Face Values
- Christmas Tree Shops – acquired in June 2003 for $200 million
- Buy Buy Baby – acquired in March 2007 for $67 million
- Cost Plus, Inc. – acquired in May 2012 for $495 million, operates Cost Plus World Market and World Market
- Linen Holdings – acquired in June 2012 for $105 million
- Of a Kind – acquired in August 2015 for an undisclosed amount
- One Kings Lane - acquired in June 2016 for an undisclosed amount
- PersonalizationMall.com - acquired in November 2016 for $190 million.
- Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P.
- Bed Bath & Beyond Mexico – a joint venture with Home & More to operate four stores in Mexico under the name "Bed Bath & Beyond"
- Bed Bath & Beyond Invitations – an online wedding invitation venture
New Zealand chain
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