We just got a tip yesterday that Hold Everything, the long limp storage arm of the Williams Sonoma empire, is soon to close. We sort of thought this might happen. Hold Everything has always been thin on ideas, poor on service and high on price. Having The Container Store whallop the storage niche probably didn't help them either.
Williams Sonoma is reported to be folding Hold's "closet-organizing items into its other brands." When this will happen is unclear, but items in the stores are already on sale and more price drops are expected. (Thanks, Carol!)
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
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