Pier 1 Imports Inc.
100 Pier 1 Place
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Web Site: http://www.pier1.com
Index Membership: S&P 400 MidCap
S&P 1500 Super Comp
Industry: Home Furnishing Stores
Full Time Employees: 8,800
Outstanding common shares reported by issuer, on Dec. 10th, 2010= 117,276,818
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of imported decorative home furnishings and gifts in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. The company’s stores include three brand names: Pier 1 Imports, The Pier, and Pier 1 Kids. It offers furniture, decorative home furnishings, dining and kitchen goods, bath and bedding accessories, and other specialty items for the home. The company’s furniture products include furniture, furniture pads, and pillows to be used in living, dining, kitchen, and bedroom, and sun rooms. Its decorative accessories consist of brass, marble, and wood items, as well as lamps, vases, dried and silk flowers, baskets, wall decorations, and another decorative items. The company’s bed and bath products consist of bath and fragrance products, candles, and bedding. Its houseware products comprise ceramics, dinnerware, and other functional and decorative items. The company’s seasonal products consist of merchandise for celebrating holidays and spring/summer entertaining. As of February 25, 2006, it operated 1,100 Pier 1 stores in the United States, 83 Pier 1 stores in Canada, and supported 5 franchised stores in the United States. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
Senior convertable notes paid early, and in full,