International home furnishings retail store Crate & Barrel was founded in Chicago in 1962 by retailing pioneers Gordon and Carole Segal. Today the brand is a 170+ store American chain of retail stores, based in Northbrook, Illinois specializing in housewares, furniture (indoor and out), and home accessories. Its corporate name is Euromarket Designs, Inc. The company is wholly owned by Otto GmbH. Crate & Barrel have 7,000 stores in all over the world. The group offers a variety of housewares, furniture, and related merchandise. Their stores in Dubai are located at Mall of the Emirates and Mirdif City Centre. The stores are managed and operated by Al Tayer Trends, Al Tayer Group’s lifestyle retail company.