Pier 1 Imports' History
The first Pier 1 Imports store opened in 1962 selling items to baby boomers influenced by the hippie movement. Business flourished enabling registration as a public company in 1970. Furnishings and decorative items for homes including furniture and other accessories are imported from different worldwide locations. Pier.com, the ecommerce store, was launched in 2012. Over 1,000 stores are managed using the Pier 1 Imports brand name in the country as well as Mexico and neighboring Canada.
Pier 1 Imports' Values
Pier 1 Imports sources furniture, decorative items, tableware, and lighting products for the interiors. Renowned artisans are involved in creating trendy and exclusive items, which are then distributed to different stores. The online store displays available products, while individual stores stock unique items relative to demand and sales. The company in 1985 partnered UNICEF and has since raised over $35 million for children’s relief funds across the world.
What makes Pier 1 Imports unique?
Pier 1 Imports has a product development team coming up with innovative and new ideas converted into practical and trendy items by artisans. Designs are released in different seasons. Subsidized offers are availed using free store pickup options. Coupon codes are issued to promote specific events.