Chosen by its consumer research group, Libbey will introduce new glassware designs at this year’s International Home + Housewares Show.
The fall New York Tabletop Market kicked off with new licensing and distribution partnerships.
Vendors at the spring New York Tabletop Market are focusing on developing new assortments that help consumers entertain at home. Barware, including bar tools and glass mixology-based assortments, are an important part of this effort.
Libbey has appointed James Burmeister to vp/CFO. Burmeister will join the company on March 30 and will have accountability for Libbey’s worldwide finance organization and for implementing financial and operating strategies to support the company’s drive to improve its financial performance.
After nearly two weeks since four labor unions have stopped work at Libbey’s Toledo, OH plant, the company has announced that it has now reached labor agreements with each of the four unions representing employees at its Toledo facilities: GMP Local 59, IAM Lodge 105, USW Local 700T and USW Local 65T.
With negotiations to settle a work-stoppage between Libbey, Inc. and two of its four unions at its Toledo, OH, factory continuing, company officials told HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® on Tuesday, October 18, that they do not anticipate supply disruptions for its retail customers.