The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Matt Argersinger and Andy Cross, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Shares of Williams-Sonoma  hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday after the specialty retailer reported better-than-expected earnings. The company is also increasing its dividend. Is it too late for investors to buy Williams-Sonoma? What's the biggest competitive threat to Williams-Sonoma? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts debate the future of the specialty retailer.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 5:33 and 11:21.

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Andy Cross has no position in any stocks mentioned. Chris Hill owns shares of Amazon.com. Matthew Argersinger has options on Amazon.com. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com and Williams-Sonoma and owns shares of Amazon.com. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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