WALNUT CREEK, Calif., - Westaff, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTF), a leading provider of staffing services, announced today that it has established a business relationship with the home furnishing giant, Crate & Barrel. Crate & Barrel currently has over 160 stores and over 7,000 associates nationwide. As they come into their busy holiday season, their need for a contingent workforce is increasing. This account symbolizes potential added revenue of $2 million and should bolster the Westaff portfolio of clients.
"We are very pleased to announce that we entered into a service relationship with such a well established company," commented Westaff CEO and Chairman Michael T. Willis. "We look forward to the opportunity to staff for Crate & Barrel and demonstrate our expertise in adding talented personnel to their workforce.
"We continue to focus on delivering quality, skilled labor to our client companies and we are very optimistic about the future of Westaff. This account is just one of many new customers we have secured in recent weeks," added Mr. Willis. "I am pleased to see that others recognize the positive direction our company is moving in and their desire to be a part of such a promising future."
Westaff provides staffing services and employment opportunities for businesses in global markets. Westaff annually employs in excess of 125,000 people and services more than 20,000 client accounts from 204 offices located throughout the United States, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, please visit the company Web site at www.westaff.com .
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