Pottery Barn is an American-based home furnishing store chain with retail stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Since September 1986, when it was purchased from GAP, Inc, Pottery Barn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Pottery Barn also operates several specialty stores under the titles Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen. Pottery Barn has two retail catalogues, the traditional Pottery Barn catalogue and Pottery Barn Bed + Bath to focus only on its bed and bath lines. The Pottery Barn was co-founded in 1950 by Paul Secon, with his brother, Morris. The company sells a variety of furniture, including its flagship 'Manhattan Collection' linemanufactured by Lane in Toledo, Ohio. Pottery Barn Kids focuses on upscale children's furniture as well as bedding, towels, and baby clothing. The first Pottery Barn Kids store was opened in South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California.
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