First opened in 1962 as a family business, Crate and Barrel is an American brand, popular for its housewares and its extensive furniture collection.
The growth of Crate and Barrel has been due in large part to their commitment to the original mission of offering quality design at exceptional prices. The brand’s desire to inspire modern living and add meaningful services to their stores has further accelerated this expansion. Today stores all over the world create inspiring settings for their houseware and furniture collections, first introduced 35 years ago.
The original spirit of the first Crate and Barrel store still endures today, as the brand continues its passion for all things “home” by providing quality products, timeless designs and expert guidance. They remain an authority in home design with an expertise in entertaining. They continue to offer collections with fresh, seasonal styles and a unique point of view on the latest trends.
Crate and Barrel officially became an international brand in 2008 when it expanded to Canada and today its retail passport includes independent franchisees across the globe with more countries on the horizon. Its typical store size ranges from 1500-2000 sqm. The brand has a global presence online too and offers international shopping and shipping to customers around the world.