About Bed Bath and Beyond
Bed Bath and Beyond is a popular retail store chain selling domestic merchandise in some North American countries. The corporate headquarters of the company is situated in Union, New Jersey, United States. There are more than 1,500 stores operated by the company in countries, such as Mexico, Puerto Rico, United States, and Canada. The company was established in 1971 by Warren Eisenberg and Leonard Feinstein under the name Bed n Bath within a single location in Springfield, New Jersey. The company trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange as BBBY. The main competitors of the company are Target, JCPenney
, West Elm, IKEA, and Pottery Barn.
The company has divided their operations into many divisions, such as Bed Bath &Beyond Canada, Bed Bath & Beyond Mexico, and Bed Bath & Beyond Invitations. In addition to their stores, the company also shipped their products to international customers in various countries globally. The main products sell by the company are personalized gifts, furniture, bath & home improvement items, and health products. Major brands of the company are One Kings Lane, Christmas Tree Shops, and Word Market.
Beth Bath and Beyond Acquisitions
In order to expand themselves, the company has acquired many companies since 2000. In March 2002, the company acquired Harmon Stores, whereas they bought Christmas Tree Shops for US$ 200 million. Next acquisitions came in the form of Buy Buy Baby for US$ 67 million in March 2007. Other major acquisitions of the company are Of a Kind, One Kings Lane, and Linen Holdings.