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WWRD: Not for Sale

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NEW YORK–WWRD said that recently published reports that its owner, KPS Capital Holdings, is exploring a sale of the company are not true. “WWRD is not for sale. The company remains entirely focused on growing its business around the world and its brand portfolio is in better shape than ever,” said a WWRD spokesman. EarlierMore »

Report: WWRD Owner Exploring Sale

WWRD

NEW YORK–Reuters has reported that WWRD owner KPS Capital Holdings is in the “early stages” of exploring a sale of the company. WWRD includes the tabletop brands Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton. Citing unnamed sources, the story said KPS is interviewing investment banks about a potential sale, “expected early next year.” Neither KPS or WWRDMore »

Tabletop | Spring Beautıes in New York | April 2014

Lladró

This month’s New York Spring Tabletop Show promises fresh additions to successful, longstanding programs; new serveware options in a variety of materials and configurations; a scattering of romantic florals; more dinnerware from Portugal; and colorful, highly detailed patterns reminiscent of tile work. CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

WWRD Acquires Rogaška

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NEW YORK-WWRD has acquired Slovenian crystal maker Rogaška and its subsidiaries in the U.S., Slovenia and Croatia. WWRD has purchased all 21,600,000 shares issued by Steklarna Rogaška d.d. The purchase price was not disclosed. According to a statement from WWRD, which includes the Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton brands, Rogaška operates one of the highestMore »

At Home with Belk

Belk

The North Carolina-based department store stays focused on its customer base By David Gill This year marks the 125th anniversary in business for Belk Inc., the Southern-region department store chain. The retailer was founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk, and is now headed by his grandsons—Tim, chairman and CEO; and John, president and chiefMore »