Crate & Barrel: Gordon Segal In 1962, Gordon Segal—with his wife Carole—opened a scrappy Chicago shop called Crate & Barrel. That store turned into a housewares empire that has shaped the way Americans furnish their homes. PLUS in our post-script "How You Built That," we check back with Ashlin Cook, whose love for dogs inspired her to create Winnie Lou: a Colorado business that sells healthy dog treats.
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Crate & Barrel: Gordon Segal

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Crate & Barrel: Gordon Segal

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In 1962, Gordon Segal—with his wife Carole—opened a scrappy Chicago shop called Crate & Barrel.

That store turned into a housewares empire that has shaped the way Americans furnish their homes.

How You Built That: Winnie Lou

We check back with Ashlin Cook, whose love for dogs inspired her to create Winnie Lou: a Colorado business that sells healthy dog treats.

How You Built That: Winnie Lou

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