Crate & Barrel: Gordon Segal

Gordon Segal is the co-founder of Crate & Barrel Andrew Holder for NPR hide caption

toggle caption

Andrew Holder for NPR

Gordon Segal is the co-founder of Crate & Barrel

Andrew Holder for NPR

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