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Housewares (Tabletopware) - Global Strategic Business Report

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Dublin, Oct. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/63g8wj/housewares) has announced the addition of the "Housewares (Tabletopware) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Housewares (Tabletopware) in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware. Further classification of the Housewares (Tabletopware) market in the United States is as follows: Dinnerware (Upstairs Formal Dinnerware, Upstairs Casual Dinnerware, & Housewares Dinnerware), Flatware (Stainless Steel Flatware, Silver Plated Flatware, & Sterling Silverware), Glassware (Beverageware, Serveware, Ovenware, Storageware, & Decorative Accessories), and Crystalware (Giftware, Stemware, & Barware). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018.

A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 192 companies including many key and niche players such as Guy Degrenne SA, Lenox Group, Inc., Libbey, Inc., Lifetime Brands Inc., Pfaltzgraff Co., Mikasa & Company, Noritake Co., Ltd., Oneida Ltd., The Zrike Company, Inc., The Denby Pottery Company Ltd., Villeroy & Boch AG, WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG, World Kitchen, LLC, and WWRD Holdings Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.


Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

· Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

· Disclaimers I-2

· Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

· Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

· Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

· Dinnerware I-4

· Classification by Materials I-4

· Vitrified and Non-Vitrified Ceramics I-4

· Classification by Style I-5

· Formal Dinnerware I-5

· Casual Dinnerware I-5

· Transitional Style I-5

· Flatware I-5

· Categorization of Flatware I-5

· Sterling Silver I-5

· Silverplate I-6

· Stainless Steel I-6

· Glassware I-6

· Beverageware I-6

· Stemware I-6

· Barware I-6

· Crystalware I-7

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

· Market Primer II-1

· Challenges to Reckon With II-1

· Population Demography - An Important Factor II-2

· Factors Influencing Consumer Preferences II-2

· Factors Impacting Sales of Housewares (On a Scale of 1-10) II-3

· Market II-3

· Greater Choice from Mix-and-Match II-3

· Colors, Patterns and Finishes II-3

· Pastels are in II-3

· Cookware-cum-Serveware from Manufacturers and Retailers II-3

· Key Players II-4

· Current and Future Analysis II-4

· Tableware Production II-4

2. MARKET TRENDS II-5

· Licensing - A Time Tested Strategy II-5

· Generation X - Potential Growth Target II-5

· In-Store Shopping Continues to be in Vogue II-5

· Extending Lines of Popular Patterns - A Better Bet II-5

· Housewares Go the Colorful Way II-6

· Positioning Tableware Products as Gifts - A Winning Strategy II-6

· Acrylic Tableware - Beyond Traditional Settings II-6

· Key Statistics II-6

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-7

· Design Areas II-7

· Simple Traditional Designs II-7

· Ornate Traditional Designs II-7

· Contemporary Designs II-7

· Transitional Designs II-7

· Dinnerware II-7

· Emphasis on Looks II-7

· Evolution II-7

· Chinese Porcelain II-8

· Classification of Dinnerware by Materials II-8

· Vitrified and Non-Vitrified Ceramics II-8

· China - The Most Popular Ceramic II-8

· Fine China - The Highest-Quality China II-9

· Bone China - The Delicate Delight II-9

· Casual China II-9

· Stoneware II-9

· Earthenware, Semi-Porcelain, Ironstone and Pottery II-10

· Earthenware II-10

· Semi-Porcelain II-10

· Ironstone II-10

· Pottery II-10

· Glass and Glass-Ceramic (Pyroceram) II-10

· Melamine and Polycarbonate II-10

· Classification of Dinnerware by Style II-11

· Formal Dinnerware II-11

· Casual Dinnerware II-11

· Housewares Dinnerware II-11

· Transitional Style II-11

· Flatware II-12

· Product Overview II-12

· Categorization of Flatware II-12

· Sterling Silver II-12

· Silverplate II-12

· Stainless Steel II-12

· Gold Electroplate II-13

· Glassware/Crystalware II-13

· Compounds That Make Up Glass II-13

· Soda-Lime Glass II-13

· Potash Glass II-13

· Crystal and Leaded Glass II-13

· Basic Types of Decoration for Crystalware II-14

· Cutting II-14

· Banding II-14

· Lead Glass is Considered Safe II-14

· Hand- and Machine-made Glassware II-14

· Classification of Glassware II-14

· Beverageware II-14

· Stemware II-15

· Barware II-15

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-16

· Kings Flair Development Forms Joint Venture with Lifetime Brands II-16

· ARC International Americas Revamps Durand Glass Manufacturing Plant II-16

· World Kitchen Enters into Strategic Partnership with TTK Prestige II-16

· Kathy Ireland Worldwide Enters into Partnership with Gorham II-17

· Srithai Superware Establishes Local Trading Subsidiary for Entry into Indian Market II-17

· Monomoy Capital Partners Takes Over Oneida II-17

· Lifetime Brands Takes Equity Stake in GS Internacional II-18

· Lifetime Brands Snaps Up Creative Tops II-18

· ClearLight Partners Takes Over Evriholder Products II-18

· Xcel Brands Enters into Exclusive Licensing Agreements with Gibson Overseas and Benson Mills II-18

· Trakya Cam and Saint-Gobain Glass France Obtain Approval for Trakya Glass Rus ZAO Merger II-19

5. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-20

· World Kitchen Takes Over Snapware II-20

· DLF Brands Launches Pure Home + Living Store in New Delhi II-20

· Oneida and Robinson Enter into Licensing Agreement II-20

· Midwest-CBK Inks Licensing Agreement with Renowned Tableware and Jewelry Designer II-21

· WWRD Acquires Select Global Assets of Royal Doulton and Waterford Wedgwood II-21

· Portmeirion Acquires Royal Worcester and Spode Brands II-21

· Vertex Capital to Take Over Fitz & Floyd II-22

· King UK's Management Team Buys Out King Express II-22

· Enesco Acquires Lenox's Department 56® Brand II-22

· Clarion Capital Buys Lenox Group Assets II-22

· Woolrich and Rowe Pottery Ink Licensing Agreement II-23

· Crate and Barrel Signs Franchise Agreement with Al Tayer II-23

· VGB Enters into Partnership with Dongguan Honghao II-23

· Samyu Glass to Set Up Glassware Production Facility II-23

· Santanoni Inks Royalty Agreement with Alfred University II-23

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES II-24

· Berry Bros. & Rudd Unveils Glassware Line II-24

· World Kitchen to Introduce New Products II-24

· HomeTown Extends Living Essence Brand II-24

· Crystal Arc Introduces New Line of Crystalware II-24

· OnWineTime Launches Lenox Crystal Glass and Serveware Line II-25

· Le Creuset Unveils Dinnerware Collection II-25

· Fineline Settings Introduces Renaissance Dinnerware Collection II-25

· Brands United Group Introduces Dinna Kitchenware II-26

· WMF Introduces LINEO Breakfast Set II-26

· Didrik Launches Chelsea Cutlery Collection II-26

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER II-27

· New Belgium Brewing Launches Beer Globes II-27

· Steuben Expands into Colored Glass, Barware and Stemware II-27

· Arc International Introduces Diamax Lead-Free Glassware Range in India II-27

· Macys to Introduce Vida for España II-28

· US Acrylic Unveils Clarus Beverageware Range II-28

· Ecoscapes to Unveil Denizli Glassware Products in India II-28

· Oneida Launches Novel Dinnerware and Flatware Collection II-28

· Lenox Launches Line Extenders II-29

· Pacific Merchants to Re-Introduce Mason Cash Kitchenware Range II-29

· Homer Laughlin China Extends its Line of Fiesta Dinnerware II-29

· Lynns Concepts Introduces AlumaTux Collection II-29

· Gourmet Settings Unveils Designer Dishware Collection II-30

· Creative Tops Introduces V&A Dinnerware II-30

· Ink Dish Launches Dinnerware Sets II-30

· Ice Jacket Launches Barwares Device II-30

· Qwikserve Offers Banquet Dining System II-30

· Solo Cup Introduces Bare™ Bagasse Range II-30

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-31

· Guy Degrenne SA (France) II-31

· Lenox Corporation (US) II-31

· Libbey, Inc. (US) II-31

· Lifetime Brands, Inc. (US) II-31

· Pfaltzgraff Co. (US) II-32

· Mikasa & Company (US) II-32

· Noritake Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-32

· Oneida Ltd. (US) II-33

· The Zrike Company, Inc. (US) II-33

· The Denby Pottery Company Ltd. (UK) II-33

· Villeroy & Boch AG (Germany) II-33

· WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG (Germany) II-34

· World Kitchen, LLC. (US) II-34

· WWRD Holdings Ltd (UK) II-34

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-35




III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

4a. FRANCE

4b. GERMANY

4c. ITALY

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

4e. REST OF EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

7. LATIN AMERICA


IV. Competitive Landscape


Companies Mentioned

AB Gense (Sweden)
Arc International Ltd (Australia)
Beijing Xinli Kitchen Equipment Co, Ltd (China)
Belfast Crystal Ltd (UK)
Bernardaud SA (France)
Blarney Irish Crystal Ltd (Ireland)
Churchill China PLC (UK)
Cole & Mason Ltd (UK)
Cosi-Tabellini Snc (Di Tabellini & C) (Italy)
Cristalleria Europa, Srl (Italy)
Cristallerie Dart Gross (France)
Cristallerie De Hartzviller (France)
Esmeyer GmbH & Co, KG (Germany)
Este Ceramiche Porcellane Srl (Italy)
Eternum SA (Belgium)
Filinox SA (Spain)
Oneida Ltd (USA)
Orfevrerie Christofle SA (France)
Pagnossin SpA (Italy)
Parise Giovanni Soffieria Snc (Italy)
Schott Zwiesel AG (Germany)
Schott Zwiesel BV (Netherlands)
Schroder Spezialglastechnik GmbH (Germany)
U Group, Ltd (UK)
Vetrerie Di Empoli, SpA (Italy)
Vilca, SAS (Italy)


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