Latest Waterford Crystal Stories

2010-11-15 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Waterford Crystal, the official designer and manufacturer of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS trophy, is offering fans a special opportunity to vote for their favorite custom-made award at www.PeoplesChoice.com. The voting period runs now through Dec. 7 and the nominated trophy will be presented to the winner of an exciting new category, which will be revealed during the live CBS show on Jan. 5, 2011 from the Nokia Theater,...

2010-10-26 07:57:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Get Married Media, a national multi-media wedding planning and lifestyle resource, today announced the sponsors of the first-ever wedding in Times Square on New Year's Eve. From the bridal gown, bridesmaid dresses, and wedding bands, to the honeymoon location and registry items, the winners will receive everything they need to have the wedding of their dreams and all will be voted on by the www.GetMarried.com audience thanks to the sponsors of Get Married...

2010-10-13 07:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton (WWRD), the leading provider of luxury home and lifestyle products worldwide, today announced the launch of the company's new multi-brand website which features a sophisticated e-commerce platform for its global customer base. "As consumer shopping behavior continues to evolve, our new online presence addresses the growing demand for an engaging way to browse, research and purchase our products - whether shopping our...

2010-01-25 12:46:00

WATERFORD, Ireland, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the sparkle of a new beginning for the world's finest crystal brand, WWRD Holdings Limited today announced plans to open a new Waterford Crystal Prestige Manufacturing Facility, Retail Outlet and Visitor Centre in June 2010! Located in the brand's namesake city of Waterford, Ireland, the high-tech facility will exclusively produce 40,000 luxury hand-crafted crystal pieces using traditional artisan methods for their most discerning...

2010-01-08 05:15:00

WALL, N.J., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- From a crystal ball high above Times Square to Hollywood's red carpet, Waterford is celebrating the sparkle of a new beginning in 2010 with a positive sales outlook, new marketing campaign designed to contemporize the brand, strategic partnerships and other milestones. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100108/SF34562) The Times Square New Year's Eve Ball - made of 2,668 custom designed Waterford Crystal triangles - dazzled millions as it...

2009-01-05 06:59:30

Waterford Wedgwood, maker of Waterford Crystal, says it has gone into administration (bankruptcy) in Britain after missing a deadline with lenders. Lenders had deferred payment on loans until Jan. 2 while the 250-year-old company tried to raise about $290 million in fresh capital, The Guardian reported Monday. Most recently, the company, which also makes Royal Doulton, had attempted to sell controlling stake to a U.S. equity firm, but negotiations ran out of time, the newspaper said. Although...

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