Williams-Sonoma today opened four new stores at the Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne.

The company said:

"The four stores sit side-by-side on the lower level of Chadstone Shopping Centre. In a global first, all four stores are interconnected allowing shoppers to move easily between stores and shop across all four brands.

Occupying a total of 2,505 square metres of retail space, the stores are the company’s biggest retail footprint in Australia employing 140 full-time and part-time staff.

“Melbourne’s vibrant culinary and design culture is globally recognised and we are excited to continue our global expansion by opening four stores in this thriving city in time for the Christmas season,” said Ron Young, Senior Vice President of Global, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. “We look forward to sharing our exceptional home furnishings, unique in-store experiences and outstanding customer service with local shoppers”."