SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 9, 2005
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On September 9, 2005, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (the Company) amended its Reimbursement Agreements, dated July 1, 2005, with Bank of America, N.A., The Bank of New York and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (the Banks). These Reimbursement Agreements allow the Company to request the Banks to issue letters of credit on the Companys behalf in an aggregate amount of up to $145,000,000. The amendments allow the Company to request the Banks to issue these letters of credit until September 9, 2006 and extend the latest expiration date for the letters of credit issued under the Reimbursement Agreements to February 6, 2007.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: September 9, 2005||By:|| |
/s/ Sharon L. McCollam
Sharon L. McCollam
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer