Pier 1 Imports Inc is a retail outlet, which is specialized in imported decor and furnishings for your home. It came into existence in the year 1962 in San Mateo, California and had been founded by Bob Sanders. It began expanding in later period by opening number of chains. Table-top items, seasonal decor, accessories, furniture, etc. are some of the items that can be found in their outlets. Items found in the outlet are imported and created in association with foreign experts. Sometimes, the products are also being developed by 'product development' members and 'Pier 1's trend'. The retail outlet was closed in January 2009 after it had gone to administration in December 2008.