World Kitchen has appointed Kenneth Wilkes as president and CEO, effective immediately, and MaryKay Kopf as chief marketing officer, effective January 1, 2018. Wilkes succeeds Carl Warschausky, who is retiring. Both Wilkes and Kopf currently serve on the World Kitchen board of directors.
Widgeteer is adding the Fanci Baking line to its housewares assortment.
Bormioli Luigi S.p.A., parent company of Luigi Bormioli glassware, has partnered with Triton to purchase the pharma and tableware business divisions of the Bormioli Rocco group from current owner Vision Capital.
Sur La Table has formed a partnership with on-demand grocery delivery service Instacart to offer same-day delivery from over 80 Sur La Table locations.
Meyer Corp. has introduced several new cookware and bakeware items to its Paula Deen collection of offerings.
Portmeirion Group has introduced its 2017 Spode Christmas Tree Collection featuring the pattern’s iconic tree design.
Bradshaw Holdings, Inc.’s CEO Mike Rodrigue is retiring and will transition to its board of directors. Brett Bradshaw, president of Bradshaw International, and Robert Michelson, president of Butler Home Products, will assume additional leadership duties as co-presidents of parent corporation Bradshaw Holdings.
Libbey Inc. reported a net sales decrease in its first quarter, impacted by what the company termed difficult market conditions in the retail and food service channels.
Groupe SEB has launched the Lagostina Nera collection of hard anodized cookware.