Williams-Sonoma profit surges 28% in Q2

San Francisco -- Williams-Sonoma reported Tuesday that profit for the second quarter surged 28% to $39 million, citing online strength and international sales for the improved performance.

Revenue rose 5% to $815 million.

The company has raised its outlook.

“As we look forward to Q3, we believe that our innovative merchandising strategies, multi-channel marketing reach, strong value proposition, and superior customer service will allow us to continue to deliver leading results in the home furnishings category,” said Laura Alber, president and CEO.