Founded in 1971, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is a chain of retail stores that sell a wide assortment of domestics merchandise and home furnishings. Domestics merchandise includes categories such as bed linens and related items, bath items and kitchen textiles. Home furnishings include categories such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, general home furnishings, consumable and certain juvenile products. The Company’s 1,471+ stores principally range in size from 20,000 to 50,000 square feet, with some stores exceeding 90,000 square feet. The Company’s stores combine superior service and a broad selection of items at everyday low prices.

Increased sales from 16M in 1992 to 10.915B in fiscal 2012; Increase in number of stores from 34 Bed Bath & Beyond stores at the beginning of fiscal 1992 to 1,471 stores including 1004 Bed Bath & Beyond stores, 47 Harmon or Harmon Face Values stores, 74 Christmas Tree Shops or andThat! and 82 buybuy Baby, 264 stores under the names of World Market, Cost Plus World Market or World Market Stores in fiscal 2012; Operate locations in all 50 US States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico; The company includes Linen Holdings, a business-to-business distributor of a variety of textile products, amenities and other goods to customers in the hospitality, cruise line, food service, healthcare and other industries.