Herman Miller Extends Their Reach
Under the deal, which is scheduled to close July 28, modern furniture manufacturer Herman Miller will purchase their primary retailer Design Within Reach.
“The addition of DWR is a transformational step forward in realizing our strategy for diversified growth and establishing Herman Miller as a premier lifestyle brand, helping people create inspiring places where they work, live, heal and learn,” says Herman Miller CEO Brian Walker.
In a shared statement DWR’s Chief Executive Officer John Edelman and President John McPhee said they were thrilled to join the Herman Miller family. “We’ve worked closely with the company and its leadership for many years and have great respect for their approach to business and people,” they said. “We also share a passion for great design and making a difference in the world. This combination will enable us to accelerate our mission to make great, authentic modern design accessible.”