RRD Awarded Multi-Year Multi-Million Dollar Agreement by Williams-Sonoma Inc.
CHICAGO—May 28, 2013—R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year multi-million dollar agreement by Williams-Sonoma Inc. that renews and significantly expands the companies' relationship. Under the terms of the agreement RR Donnelley will provide printing, sophisticated co-mailing and mailing logistics services for all of Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s catalogs.
A premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States and globally, Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s catalog titles include Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, PBdorm, Pottery Barn Bed & Bath, Pottery Barn Outdoor, Williams-Sonoma, Williams-Sonoma Home, West Elm, Rejuvenation as well as its recently launched Mark and Graham, Agrarian and West Elm Market.
Patrick Connolly, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Williams-Sonoma Inc. stated, "Catalogs play an integral role in our multi-channel merchandising strategy and they must reflect the quality of our brands. We are pleased that RR Donnelley will be producing these important communications for all of our concepts."
In addition to catalogs and mailing logistics RR Donnelley also provides Williams-Sonoma Inc. with commercial printing, direct mail, labels and financial printing.
"All of us at RR Donnelley are very proud to have been awarded the opportunity to handle all of the Williams-Sonoma Inc. concepts' catalogs," said Dan Knotts, RR Donnelley's COO. "The platform that we have built to serve multi-channel retailers is designed to help them bring their brands to life and to produce outstanding results in a variety of media."
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.
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Source: RR Donnelley.