Pacific Market International (PMI) has named Bob Keller the company’s new CEO. Effective immediately, Keller is responsible for day-to-day operations of the company, reporting to the board of directors, while Rob Harris, the company’s CEO and founder, transitions to the role of PMI’s chairman of the board.
Gibson Overseas is advancing its bowl-centric product assortments with the launch of new coordinated statements at the upcoming New York Tabletop Market.
New ThermoServ Ltd., a provider of domestically manufactured drinkware and dinnerware, has launched a new brand identity as NTL.
Crate & Barrel has partnered with Draper James, Reese Witherspoon’s southern-inspired lifestyle brand, to launch a new dinnerware collection: Indigo Vine.
Ember’s temperature control ceramic and travel mugs are debuting at Bloomingdale’s as part of the retailer’s “Urban Explorer” installation of its pop-up event, The Carousel at Bloomingdale’s.
RSquared/Zrike Brands will be opening a new showroom at Forty One Madison this month. The new showroom, located on the 10th floor, will be open for the New York Tabletop Market, to be held October 9 through 12.
The Oneida Group has entered into an equity commitment agreement with its largest stockholder, Centre Lane Partners, providing for a $50 million equity capital infusion by way of a rights offering to existing stockholders. Oneida’s CEO has also resigned to pursue another opportunity.
Fitz and Floyd, a division of Lifetime Brands, and Coleen Christian Burke, White House designer, received the Icon Honors Award for innovation for the First Ladies Collection of holiday tableware, décor and ornaments at a reception held July 12 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre.