Crate & Barrel launched CB2 in Chicago in 2000. Since then, CB2 has opened 13 urban stores that sell affordable, modern furnishings and home decor. The company's emphasis is on design that's clever and multifunctional, and much of its furniture is simple, sleek, and affordable. C... Read MoreB2 is one of Crate & Barrel’s two sister stores; the Land of Nod is the other. All three of the home-furnishing stores sell housewares, furniture, and other home accessories. Some of CB2's goods are outdoor furniture, lighting, rugs, office furniture, storage solutions, and gifts. CB2 also offers the use of Idea Central, a tool to help people find inspiration through DIY decorating ideas, entertaining tips, and other tips about trends.