Tag Archives: Wedgwood

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 »

Tabletop | Spring Beautıes in New York | April 2014

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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

Blog: Monday Textures

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NEW YORK-Yesterday’s opening of the New York Home Fashions Market produced some notable new products and events. Here is a quick sampling: The Northwest debuted its Wildlandia brand of juvenile bedding, which includes an embedded augmented-reality application. This can be downloaded onto a tablet, an iPhone or an Android device, and contains games that canMore »

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 »

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 »

Revman Licenses with Wedgwood for Bedding, Bath

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BARLASTON, United Kingdom-Revman International has signed an agreement with WWRD Holdings to produce a licensed collection of bed and bath products under WWRD’s Wedgwood brand for distribution in the Americas. A Wedgwood statement said this is the first in a series of licenses in an effort to extend the brand into a full Wedgwood homeMore »

Blog: Tabletop Scraps from Market

Gorham Dinnerware

NEW YORK-The first full day of any trade show tends to be a blur of people and product, a blitz of new patterns, colors and presentations, all to be sorted out and categorized at a later date. It’s tough to summarize the essence of market after only one day, but with all those caveats aside,More »