BRISTOL, Penn.-Dennis Marton has been named senior vice president, marketing for all Lenox and Gorham brands. Marton succeeds Lou Scala, who left the company to join Nambe. Marton, who reports to Lenox president Lester Gribetz, previously served as vice president of sales.
A second day at the New York Tabletop Market unearthed plenty of new products and marketing plans. Libbey is referring to its new marketing strategy as “owning the moment,” reflecting a new emphasis on cultivating consumer experiences rather than focusing solely on product. It launched a new brand, Just Indulge, which is based on home … More »
SANTA FE, N.M.–Longtime Lenox executive Lou Scala has joined Nambé as its chief marketing officer and executive vice president of sales, effective October 6. Scala will be responsible for directing product development, sales and marketing activities across Nambé’s wholesale, retail and e-commerce channels. He reports to newly named CEO Bill Robedee. Scala was most recently … More »
SANTA FE, N.M.–Bill Robedee has been named the new president and CEO of Nambé, effective Oct. 1. Robedee succeeds Wayne Badovinus, a Nambé board member who has held the position since April and who remains on the board. Robedee most recently served as chief legal officer at Lenox. “Bill brings to Nambé a driving passion … More »
NEW YORK–Home furnishings companies Lenox, Henredon and Hickory Chair will be among the sponsors of Traditional Home magazine’s Classic Woman Awards here next month, where Barbara Walters will be among the presenters. The magazine will honor five women for their significant charitable efforts and grant its first-ever Lifetime Achievement and Design Trailblazer awards, to designer … More »
The rising popularity of craft beers has led to an increase in specialty glassware with which to enjoy them. Specialty beer glasses and tasting glasses have taken showroom shelf space previously allotted to varietal-specific stemware. Here is a taste of what was shown at the New York Spring Tabletop Show last month. CLICK ON IMAGES … More »
NEW YORK–Architectural influences, the ever popular combinations of blue and white and black and white, and a preponderance of gold across all tabletop categories marked the introductions at the New York Spring Tabletop Show this week. Looking back at a blog post made during last year’s spring show, these were the nearly the same design … More »
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.–WomenCertified Inc., an advocate for female consumers, has honored Lenox with the 2014 Women’s Choice Award seal. This award designation is based on a national survey of thousands of women across America who were asked to select the brands they would most highly recommend to others. “The Women’s Choice Award program works to raise … More »