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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

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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 »

Bringing Out the Brands In Frankfurt

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By Allison Zisko Last month’s Ambiente fair in Frankfurt, Germany, provided a platform for tabletop companies to engage in brand building. There were brand introductions, brand extensions and brand re-inventions from many well-known players in the industry. In the brand-new category there was Nude, a division of Turkish glass company Pasabahce, which offers contemporary, design-orientedMore »

Blog: Lots of Launches in Frankfurt

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FRANKFURT, Germany­-The Ambiente fair continues its run through tomorrow, offering plenty of new product in tabletop and housewares and a backdrop for the launch (or relaunch) of brands here in Frankfurt. Some brands made their debut here, such as Nude, a new division of Turkish glass company Pasabache, which is offering contemporary, design-oriented pieces andMore »

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 »

In Home | October 2013

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Pitcher Perfect Among the many gifts that famed Yankees closer Mariano Rivera received upon his retirement last month was this Waterford crystal baseball glove. The 10-pound crystal replica was made in Ireland and modeled after Rivera’s actual glove. waterford.com       A Life in Linens Mary Ella Gabler, founder of high-end textiles vendor PeacockMore »