Tag Archives: Nambé

Lou Scala Joins Nambé in Marketing and Sales Role

Lou Scala

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 recentlyMore »

Last updated: October 10, 2014

New President for Nambé

Bill Robedee

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 passionMore »

Last updated: October 7, 2014

Dallas Market Center Embarks on Renovations

Dallas Market Center

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has begun to renovate the Housewares and the Expo areas of the Trade Mart to meet the needs of the growing luxury gift, lifestyle design and gourmet housewares categories in Dallas, the DMC said. The initial phase will overhaul and modernize these two sections on the second floor of the Trade MartMore »

Last updated: May 28, 2014

Tea Time

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By Allison Zisko The market for tea-related products in housewares is heating up. According to the Tea Association of the U.S.A., the tea industry in the U.S. continues to flourish, with a wholesale value of roughly $10 billion in retail sales last year. New types of tea, new formulations of tea (particularly the growth ofMore »

Last updated: May 28, 2014

Blog: Richard Cohen Happy in New Home

Richard Cohen showroom at 200 Lex

It’s been almost a year since well-known tabletop sales representative Richard Cohen left showroom building 7 W New York for greener pastures, and he appears to be settling in nicely in his new space at the New York Design Center at 200 Lexington Avenue. Cohen’s airy and light-filled showroom is 20 percent larger than theMore »

Last updated: May 12, 2014

Blog: Classic Themes Shape Tabletop Launches in NY

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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 designMore »

Last updated: April 25, 2014

Tabletop | Spring Beautıes in New York | April 2014

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This month’s New York Spring Tabletop Show promises fresh additions to successful, longstanding programs; new serveware options in a variety of materials and configurations; a scattering of romantic florals; more dinnerware from Portugal; and colorful, highly detailed patterns reminiscent of tile work. CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Last updated: April 7, 2014

Badovinus Named CEO of Nambé

Wayne Badovinus

SANTA FE, N.M.–Nambé has appointed board member Wayne Badovinus president and CEO. Badovinus succeeds Bob Varakian, who left the company in January. Badovinus was the first CEO at Design Within Reach. He oversaw the modern design retailer for six years. He is also the former president and COO of Williams-Sonoma and former president and CEOMore »

Last updated: April 4, 2014