The Oneida Group has added to its leadership team with the appointment of three new executives, all of whom have extensive prior experience with the company. Bert Filice has been named president and chief sales officer. Mike Hanson and Mark Cymanski have been appointed svp/supply chain and vp/procurement, respectively.
Portmeirion Group has debuted the Spode Kingsley tabletop collection. The new range of tableware features the Kingsley pattern, taken from the Spode archives. It features a winding large-scale floral in rich shades of violet with coordinating accents in teal and ochre.
Buyers, exhibitors and other attendees will have several opportunities to network on and off the show floor during the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show, which will be held March 2 to 5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Color, form and finish led the way on day two of the New York Tabletop Market, October 10. As vendors continue to look to satisfy casual living lifestyles, these design elements have evolved and inspired across a range of tableware segments.
Frieling is presenting the Leonardo Spiritii glassware collection, which is designed with the retro trend in mind, the company said.
Vandor, a design and distribution company that creates licensed home products including drinkware, kitchenware, home décor and sculpted collectibles, has been acquired by Bioworld Merchandising. Bioworld Merchandising delivers licensed apparel and accessories for entertainment brands.
Napa Valley vintners KR Rombauer III, of Rombauer Vineyards, and Erik Nickel, of Far Niente, Dolce, Nickel & Nickel, En Route and Bella Union, have acquired a majority interest in Govino, the “go anywhere” wine glass, and will join its original creator and founder Joseph Perrulli in partnership.
Gibson Overseas has introduced a new line of Pasabahce glassware aimed at meeting the growing consumer preference for craft coffee at home.