Robinson Home Products appointed Ross Patterson president in 2016, with Jim Walsh remaining as the company’s CEO. At the time, Patterson had spent more than six years as director of business for the tabletop division at Robinson, which at that point, held the license for the Oneida consumer product categories in the U.S. including tabletop, flatware, cookware and bakeware.
In celebration of Hello Kitty’s 45th anniversary, Cost Plus World Market has launched its latest Hello Kitty collection from Sanrio in stores and online.
With her experience and connections as a buyer for the tabletop category, Chrissie Puchta has brought her extensive knowledge and creativity to Wayfair for nearly five years. Today, as the associate director, tabletop category management, Puchta has been praised by vendors for her knowledge, creativity and her research skills, which has led her to be named a 2019 Impact Merchant.
Forty One Madison, home to the permanent showrooms of several tableware and gift brands, will be showcasing a selection of brands at its own pavilion at the NY Now Market. The market is scheduled to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, August 10 to 14 in New York City.
As part of the Williams-Sonoma family of retail brands, Pottery Barn is part of the company’s One Registry Collective, which also includes Williams Sonoma, West Elm and Pottery Barn Kids. The program rolled out last year in an effort to enable registrants to house registry selections from each of the parent company’s brands, essentially, under one roof.
Tamara Childs has entered into a licensing partnership with the F. Scott Fitzgerald estate for the company’s latest glassware collection. The collection will debut at the upcoming Las Vegas Market, scheduled to be held July 28 to August 1.
Williams Sonoma is kicking off a new collaboration with American design house Schumacher. The new collection will feature 45 products from both Williams Sonoma and Williams Sonoma Home ranging from tabletop and entertaining pieces to upholstered furniture, bedding, and home décor.