The Oneida Group has named Frank Biller as national sales manager for its Anchor Hocking food service business. The move comes as the company reintroduces and seeks to grow its glass-focused food service business following the divestiture of the Oneida food service lines earlier this year.
Typhoon Homewares is introducing the On The Ball junior flatware set from the Viners brand assortment.
Libbey will debut the Linnea line of glass serveware at the upcoming New York Tabletop Market, scheduled to be held April 2 to 5 at Forty One Madison.
Gibson will expand upon its Gibson Home Retro and Gibson Elite Lavender Cottage coordinated collections with glassware storage.
The registry marketplace in recent years has continued to evolve and move beyond key life moments such as weddings and the birth of a baby.
With the emergence of consumers adopting new lifestyle choices such as when or if they marry, have a baby, purchase their first home and similar milestones, the gift registry has evolved beyond a traditional bridal one. Instead, registries are popping up as a way to support and celebrate the various life moments a consumer is celebrating— with most of the focus surrounding the home.
If there is one overriding question on the lips of suppliers and retailers alike it’s, “What are consumers buying?”
This spring, Pottery Barn is enhancing its registry collection with the debut of several new collections of apparel and accessories by designer Monique Lhuillier. The collection includes an array of home products that includes tabletop, décor, bedding and gifts.
As brick-and-mortar stores continue to evolve how they present their registry and other home merchandise, they continue to turn to modern tastemakers to help them do so.
The Oneida Group has named Sean Gibson vp/marketing and product innovation. Gibson, said company officials, has an extensive background in brand management and consumer product marketing and has served since 2017 as the company’s director of marketing and innovation.
S’well has expanded its accessory assortment with the release of its Stainless Steel Reusable Straw set. The set includes four flexi stainless steel straws and one custom cleaning brush.
Libbey Inc. has named Mike Bauer as the company’s next CEO, effective March 25. Bauer was also appointed to the company’s board of directors, also effective March 25. Bill Foley, Libbey’s current CEO and chairman of the board, will retire as CEO effective March 24, but will remain with the company as executive chairman of the board.
Duralex is infusing its new glassware introductions with color. The new Prisme Colors line includes faceted patterned tumblers that the company explained play with light, capturing and reflecting it, giving the beverages inside both depth and tone.