Williams-Sonoma reports strong sales

|About: Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM)|By:, SA News Editor

A strong quarter for housing filtered down to help lift results for Williams-Sonoma (WSM -1.2%) during Q2.

Brand revenue growth: Pottery Barn +9.9%; Williams-Sonoma -0.4%; Pottery Barn Kids +8.2%; West Elm +16.5%; PBteen +16.3%.

Direct to customer sales rose 15.3% to $478M

The retailer raised its FY13 revenue guidance to $4.26B-$4.34B vs. $4.28B consensus. (PR)

Shares have resumed trading after a short halt.