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High Growth Reported for the World Housewares (Tabletopware) Markets

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World Housewares (Tabletopware) Markets

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Housewares (Tabletopware) in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware. The sub product segments analyzed for US market include Dinnerware (Formal Dinnerware, Upstairs Casual Dinnerware, Housewares Dinnerware), Flatware (Stainless Steel Flatware, Silver Plated Flatware, Sterling Silverware, Glassware (Beverageware, Serveware, Ovenware, Storageware, Decorative Accessories) Crystalware (Giftware, Stemware and Barware). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region and product segment for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 204 companies including many key and niche players worldwide 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, Waterford Wedgwood PLC, Rosenthal AG, Royal Doulton (UK) Limited, WMF Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG, and World Kitchen, LLC. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

CONTENTS

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-4

Formal Dinnerware I-4

Casual Dinnerware I-5

Transitional Style I-5

Flatware I-5

Categorization of Flatware I-5

Sterling Silver I-5

Silverplate I-5

Stainless Steel I-5

Glassware I-6

Beverageware I-6

Stemware I-6

Barware I-6

Crystalware I-6

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

Table 1: 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

Outlook II-4

2. Market Trends II-5

Licensing - A Time Tested Strategy II-5

Generation X - Potential Growth Target II-5

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

Positioning Tableware Products as Gifts - A Winning Strategy II-5

Acrylic Tableware - Beyond Traditional Settings 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-9

Earthenware II-9

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-10

Formal Dinnerware II-11

Casual Dinnerware II-11

Housewares Dinnerware II-11

Transitional Style II-11

Flatware II-11

Product Overview II-11

Categorization of Flatware II-12

Sterling Silver II-12

Silverplate II-12

Stainless Steel II-12

Gold Electroplate II-12

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-13

Cutting II-13

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-14

Barware II-15

4. Recent Industry Activity II-16

Lifetime Acquires Lenox's Four Sterling Silver Businesses II-16

Lifetime to Acquire Stake in Ekco II-16

Pactiv Corp. Acquires Prairie Packaging II-16

Fiskars Acquires Iittala Group II-16

Oneida Inks Licensing and Distribution Agreement with Waterford Wedgwood II-17

Libbey Commences Glassware Production II-17

Hamilton Beach/Proctor Silex Inks a Licensing Agreement with World Cuisine II-17

Monomoy Capital Pockets Anchor Hocking II-17

SEB to Acquire Stake in Zhejiang Supor II-18

Blue Square's Subsidiary to Acquire Naaman Porcelain II-18

Hilary London Expands Business into China II-18

Wal-Mart to Retail Products of Canopy and Meredith Corporation II-18

Anadolu Cam to Set Up Glassware Plant in Russia II-18

Homer Laughlin Inks Licensing Agreements to Expand FIESTA(R) Brand II-18

Arc International to Establish an Indian Subsidiary II-19

Lifetime Brands Enters into an Agreement with Global Home II-19

Arc International to Set Up Glassware Unit in Russia II-19

Groupe SEB Acquires Assets of Mirro WearEver II-20

Nitori Enters into Contract with Uni-President Group II-20

Intrinsic Collectibles Widens Glassware Portfolio II-20

Zrike Inks a Multi-year Global Agreement with Renowned Designer II-20

Focus Products Purchases Xtraordinary Home Products II-20

Lifetime Brands Acquires Syratech II-21

Palli Acquires Pier (Retail) Ltd II-21

Lifetime Inks Agreement with PEDRINI PPL II-21

Federated and Martha Pens Down An Agreement II-21

Libbey Purchases Crisa II-22

La Opala Establishes Glass Tableware Plant in India II-22

Jindal Expands Artd'inox Stores II-22

Lifetime Brands Inks Agreement to Produce Housewares Products II-22

Oneida Ltd. Files for Bankruptcy Reorganization II-22

Brown-Forman Divests Lenox Inc. II-22

Lifetime Brands Acquires The Pfaltzgraff Co II-23

Lifetime Brands Acquires Tabletop Assets from Salton, Inc II-23

Blarney Stone Enterprises Mergers with Tipperary Crystal II-23

Waterford Wedgwood Acquires Royal Doulton II-23

World Kitchen Receives Approval from Cooking Club of America II-23

Zrike Company Bags License from Kellogg Co II-23

Libbey Inc. Acquires Glass Tableware Company in Europe II-23

Dundas & Wilson Acquires Denby Group PLC II-24

Milton Global Expands Treo Glassware Brand II-24

Schott Zwiesel Partners with Australian Fine China II-24

Libbey Inc. Closes its California Facility II-24

Oneida Inks an Agreement with Anchor Hocking Co. II-24

Waterford Wedgwood Divests its US subsidiary All-Clad II-24

CIV Expands Glassware Line II-24

Tutbury Crystal Relocates its Production Business II-25

Housewares International Ltd. Acquires SABCO Brand II-25

Focus Products Group LLC Acquires West Bend Housewares II-25

Lifetime Hoan Divests Stake in Prestige Haushaltswaren GmbH and Prestige Italiana, SpA II-25

Zrike Company Partners with Woolrich, Inc. II-25

Zrike Co. and Jonathan Adler Enter a Multiyear Licensing Agreement II-25

Zak Designs Inks Licensing Agreement with Wash-Debbie Mumm II-26

Precidio Enters into a Licensing Agreement with The Pfaltzgraff Co. II-26

Woodmere China and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Enter Licensing Program II-26

Durand Merges Mountain Acquisition Corp. into Mikasa.. II-26

Waterford Wedgwood Acquires Majority Stake in Spring USA Corporation II-26

Lenox Inc. Opts Out of Stainless Steel Flatware Production II-26

5. Product Launches II-27

Oneida to Launch Wedgwood Luxury Tabletop Line II-27

Royal Doulton Introduces Terence Conran Collection II-27

Zrike to Unveil New Temptations Collection II-27

Tracy Porter to Unveil New Spring Collection II-27

Konitz to Unveil a Novel Mug Collection II-28

Woolrich Lifestyle Expands its Tabletop Collection II-28

TK Prestige Introduces The Omega Die Cast Line of Cookware II-28

Villeroy and Boch To Unwrap Tableware Collection featuring Art-Deco Style II-28

The Zrike and Tracy Porter Rolls Out an Exclusive Tabletop Collection II-29

Nirlep Appliances to Launch Pardini Professional Cookware Range II-29

Zrike Launches Botanica Dinnerware Range II-29

Woolrich(R) Unveils New Chatham Run Collection II-29

The Zrike Company Launches Renaissance Glassware Collection II-29

Libbey Glassware and Traex Unveil Barware Collection II-30

Villeroy & Boch Introduces "Flow Glass" Collection of Tableware Products II-30

Zrike Company Augments Tracy Porter series of Dinnerware II-30

Milton Global Introduces Treo Brand II-30

Chicago Cutlery Introduces New collection of Stainless Steel Knifes II-30

Zrike Company Introduces Charlotte di Vita(R) Collections II-30

CorningWare Unveils New Bakeware and Serveware Collection II-30

Zrike Company Introduces New Designs of Dinnerware II-31

Syratech Corporation Unveils Innovative Flatware II-31

Zrike Company Introduces New Dinnerware Products II-31

Portmeirion Unveils P.S. Portmeirion Studio II-31

Prestige Housewares Unveils Prestige Fresh Ware Line of Disposable Food Storers II-31

Arc International Offers a Range of Glass Items II-31

Cambro Launches Del Mar(TM) Tumbler II-31

Zrike Unveils Holiday Splendour II-32

Riedel Offers Tequila Glass and Riedel Restaurant Collection II-32

Oneida Foodservices Unveils Stiletto II-32

Oneida Foodservices Launches Sant'Andrea Dinnerware Collection II-32

Lynn Chase Introduces Forest Friends II-32

Arc International Unveil Series of Products II-32

Lenox Expands Holiday Gems Stemware Line II-32

Noritake Unveils Glitter Glassware, Flutes, Goblets, and Tumbler Collection II-32

Luigi Bormioli Unveils Casual Concept Line II-33

Portmeirion Expands Botanic Garden Glassware Line II-33

Fortessa Unveils Volant Collection II-33

Villeroy & Boch Expand Bonjour Dinnerware Collection II-33

Gibson Overseas Offers a New Range of Flatware II-33

Hampton Forge Unveils 18/10 Stainless Steel Flatware II-33

Oneida Enhances Housewares Pattern Lines II-33

Villeroy & Boch Unveils Novel Flatware Patterns II-33

Seguso Viro Unveils Limited Edition Glassware Series II-33

Skagen Designs Launches Menu II-34

Moser Glass Introduces Seattle II-34

Fortessa Unveils Drops Glass Dinnerware II-34

Fortessa Inc. Introduces Alessandra Dinnerware II-34

Oneida Foodservices Unveils a Range of Flatware Designs II-34

Oneida Offers a Wide Array of Tabletop Products II-34

Edward Don & Co. Unveils Settings II-34

Browne and Co. Offers Polycarbonate Glassware II-34

Precidio Inc. Offers Melamine Version of Carmina II-35

Dansk Launches Dansk Kitchen Range of Housewares II-35

Gibson Overseas Unveils Melamine Dinnerware II-35

Emile Henry Enhances Tabletop Range II-35

Block China & Crystal Unveils Calvin Klein Home Tabletop Collection II-35

Oneida Launches Online Site for Tabletops II-35

Oneida Offers Imported Ovations II-35

6. Focus on Select Players II-36

Guy Degrenne SA (France) II-36

Lenox Group Inc. (US) II-36

Libbey, Inc. (US) II-36

Lifetime Brands Inc (US) II-37

Pfaltzgraff Co. (US) II-37

Mikasa & Company (US) II-37

Noritake Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-38

Oneida Ltd. (US) II-38

The Zrike Company, Inc. (US) II-38

The Denby Pottery Company Ltd (UK) II-38

Villeroy & Boch AG (Germany) II-39

Waterford Wedgwood PLC (Ireland) II-39

Rosenthal AG (Germany) II-39

Royal Doulton (UK) Limited II-40

WMF Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG (Germany) II-40

World Kitchen, LLC. (US) II-40

7. Global Market Perspective II-41

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 3: World Long-term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 4: World Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 5: World 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Dinnerware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 7: World Long-term Projections for Dinnerware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 8: World Historic Review for Dinnerware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 9: World 20-Year Perspective for Dinnerware by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Flatware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 11: World Long-term Projections for Flatware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 12: World Historic Review for Flatware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 13: World 20-Year Perspective for Flatware by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glassware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 15: World Long-term Projections for Glassware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 16: World Historic Review for Glassware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 17: World 20-Year Perspective for Glassware by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Crystalware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 19: World Long-term Projections for Crystalware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58 Table 20: World Historic Review for Crystalware by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 21: World 20-Year Perspective for Crystalware by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1

A. Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Houseware Industry Witnesses Buoyant Business Conditions III-1

Growth Drivers III-1

Home Making Spurs Growth III-2

Innovative Designs Keep Demand Ticking III-2

Price No Longer a Major Deterrent III-2

Trends In the Tabletopware Market III-2

Sanguine Prospects Unfold in the Tabletopware Market III-2

Table 22: Tabletop Market In the United States (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Product Type and Consumer Age Groups (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Consumer Preferences Change With Changing Times III-3

Trends by Product Group III-4

Beverageware Now Becomes An Affordable Luxury III-4

Plastic Tableware - Influenced by Imports and Price III-4

Driven by Consumer Appreciation III-5

Customers Prefer Casual Dinnerware to Formal III-5

Table 23: US Market for Dinnerware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Unit Sales by Product Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 24: US Market for Dinnerware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Unit Sales by Accent (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 25: US Market for Dinnerware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Unit Sales By Primary Material (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Silverplate Flatware Lose Ground to Stainless Steel III-6

Mirror Finish and Stainless Steel Flatware: The In Thing III-6

Table 26: The US Market for Flatware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Unit and Dollar Sales by Material Type - 18/10 Stainless, 18/8 Stainless, Sterling Silver, Plastic Handle, and Others(i) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 27: The US Market for Flatware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Unit and Dollar Sales By Type of Finish -Bright/Mirror, Matte/Satin, Not Applicable, Frost, and Brush (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Glass Giftware Market III-8

Crystalware III-8

Licensing - A Potent Strategy III-8

Retailers and Manufacturers Target Generation X III-8

Extending Lines of Popular Patterns - A Better Bet III-8

Positioning Tableware Products as Gifts - A Winning Strategy III-9

Acrylic Tableware - Beyond Traditional Settings III-9

Distribution Dynamics III-9

Mass Merchants and Specialty Stores Continue to be Favorites III-9

Table 28: US Tabletopware Market (1998): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Retail Channel - Department Stores, Specialty Stores, Mass Merchants, and Others(i) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 29: US Tabletopware Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Retail Channel - Mass Merchants, Specialty Stores, Department Stores and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Dinnerware III-10

Table 30: US Market for Housewares Dinnerware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Mass Merchants & clubs, Specialty stores, Department stores, Supermarkets/ drugstores, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 31: US Upstairs Dinnerware Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Department Stores, Specialty Stores, Catalogs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Melamine Dinnerware III-11

Table 32: US Market for Melamine Dinnerware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Mass-Merchants & clubs, Specialty stores, and Department stores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Flatware III-11

Table 33: US Market for Flatware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Mass Merchants, Specialty Stores, Department Stores/Chains and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 34: US Market for Stainless Steel Flatware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Mass Merchants, Department Stores/Chains, Specialty Stores, Catalogs, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 35: US Market for Sterling Silver Flatware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Specialty Stores, Department Stores/Chains, Catalogs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 36: US Market for Silverplate Flatware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Specialty stores, Department stores, Catalogs, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Glassware III-12

Table 37: US Market for Glassware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Mass Merchants, Specialty Stores, Department Stores, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Crystalware III-13

Table 38: US Market for Glassware and Crystalware (1998): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Specialty Stores, Mass Merchants/clubs, Department Stores/Chains, and Others(i) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 39: US Market for Crystalware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Department Stores/Chains, Specialty Stores, Catalogs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Barware III-13

Table 40: US Barware Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Specialty stores, Department stores, Mass merchants, Catalogs and Internet and others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Acrylic beverageware III-14

Table 41: US Market for Acrylic Beverageware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel - Mass-Merchants & clubs, Specialty stores, and Department stores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Houseware Retailers III-14

Top Ten Houseware Retailers in the US (2005) III-14

China Dominates Tabletop Product Imports in the US III-15

Table 42: US Imports of Household Chinaware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value imports by Country - China, United Kingdom, Indonesia, Germany, Japan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 43: US Imports of Glassware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value import by Country - China, France, Austria, Poland, Ireland, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 44: US Imports of Flatware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value import by Country - China, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 45: US Imports of Fine Earthenware (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value imports by Country - China, Italy, Thailand, United Kingdom, Portugal, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Product Launches III-16

Strategic Corporate Developments III-22

Key Players III-29

Lenox Group Inc. III-29

Libbey, Inc. III-29

Lifetime Brands Inc III-30

Pfaltzgraff Co. III-30

Mikasa & Company. III-30

Oneida Ltd. III-31

World Kitchen, LLC. . III-31

The Zrike Company, Inc. III-31

B. Market Analytics III-32

Table 46: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group/Segment - Dinnerware (Upstairs Formal Dinnerware, Upstairs Casual Dinnerware, and Housewares Dinnerware), Flatware (Stainless Steel Flatware, Silver Plated Flatware, and Sterling Silverware), Glassware (Beverageware, Serveware, Ovenware, Storageware, and Decorative Accessories), and Crystalware (Giftware, Stemware, and Barware) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 47: US Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group/Segment - Dinnerware (Upstairs Formal Dinnerware, Upstairs Casual Dinnerware, and Housewares Dinnerware), Flatware (Stainless Steel Flatware, Silver Plated Flatware, and Sterling Silverware), Glassware (Beverageware, Serveware, Ovenware, Storageware, and Decorative Accessories), and Crystalware (Giftware, Stemware, and Barware) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 48: US Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group/Segment - Dinnerware (Upstairs Formal Dinnerware, Upstairs Casual Dinnerware, and Housewares Dinnerware), Flatware (Stainless Steel Flatware, Silver Plated Flatware, and Sterling Silverware), Glassware (Beverageware, Serveware, Ovenware, Storageware, and Decorative Accessories), and Crystalware (Giftware, Stemware, and Barware) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 49: US 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware (Upstairs Formal Dinnerware, Upstairs Casual Dinnerware, and Housewares Dinnerware), Flatware (Stainless Steel Flatware, Silver Plated Flatware, and Sterling Silverware), Glassware (Beverageware, Serveware, Ovenware, Storageware, and Decorative Accessories), and Crystalware (Giftware, Stemware, and Barware) Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007, & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

2. Canada III-36

A. Market Analysis III-36

Outlook III-36

Market Primer III-36

Product Launch III-36

B. Market Analytics III-37

Table 50: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 51: Canadian Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 52: Canadian Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 53: Canadian 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

3. Japan III-39

A. Market Analysis III-39

Outlook III-39

Market Primer III-39

Plasticware Rises in Popularity III-39

Distribution Network III-39

Distribution Flow Chart: III-40

Market Trends III-40

Preferred Tableware in Region III-40

Domestic Manufacturers Prefer Overseas Production III-41

Changing Lifestyle Transforms Buying Behavior III-41

Demographic Composition of Population Redefining Trends III-41

Imports III-41

Product Launch III-42

Noritake Co. Ltd. - A Key Player III-42

B. Market Analytics III-43

Table 54: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 55: Japanese Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 56: Japanese Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 57: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

4. Europe III-45

A. Market Analysis III-45

Outlook III-45

Market Primer III-45

Table 58: Table and Kitchenware Market in Europe (2003): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Country - France, The UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 59: Table and Kitchenware Market in EU-15 (2003): Percentage Breakdown by Product Type - Plasticware, Glassware, Ceramicware, China & Porcelain, Cutlery, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Tabletopware Trade in Europe III-46

Import Notes III-46

Table 60: The EU Market for Table & Kitchenware (2003): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Product Category - Metalware, plasticware, Glassware, Cutlery, Porcelain and China, Ceramicware, and Woodenware (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Export Notes III-47

Table 61: The EU Market for Table & Kitchenware (2003): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Product Category - Glassware, Metalware, Plasticware, Porcelain & China, Cutlery, Ceramicware, and Woodenware (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Retail Outlets III-48

Key Players III-48

Guy Degrenne SA (France) III-48

Villeroy & Boch AG (Germany) III-48

Waterford Wedgwood Plc (Ireland) III-48

Rosenthal AG (Germany) III-49

Royal Doulton (UK) Limited (UK) III-49

The Denby Pottery Company Ltd (UK) III-49

WMF Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG (Germany) III-49

Strategic Corporate Developments III-50

Product Launches III-51

B.Market Analytics III-53

Table 62: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of European Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 63: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 64: European Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of European Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 65: European Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 66: European Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of European Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 67: European Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 68: European 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of European Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 69: European 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4a. France III-58

A. Market Analysis III-58

Outlook III-58

Market Primer III-58

Table 70: French Market For Table And Kitchenware (2003): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Product Category - Plasticware, Glassware, Cutlery, Ceramicware and China & Porcelain (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58 B.Market Analytics III-59

Table 71: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 72: French Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 73: French Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 74: French 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4b. Germany III-61

A. Market Analysis III-61

Outlook III-61

Market Primer III-61

Leading German Manufacturers of Glassware, China & Porcelain, and Plasticware III-61

Table 75: German Market For Table And Kitchenware (2003): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Product Category - Glassware, China & Porcelain, Plasticware, Ceramicware, and Cutlery (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Imports and Exports III-62

Distribution Channel III-62

B. Market Analytics III-63

Table 76: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 77: German Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 78: German Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 79: German 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

4c. Italy III-65

A. Market Analysis III-65

Outlook III-65

Market Primer III-65

Table 80: Italian Market For Table And Kitchenware (2003): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Product Category - Glassware, Ceramicware, Plasticware, China & Porcelain, and Cutlery (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Stemware Rise in Popularity III-66

Recent Launches (2006) in the Category III-66

Imports and Exports III-66

Distribution Channel III-66

B. Market Analytics III-67

Table 81: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 82: Italian Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million For Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 83: Italian Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 84: Italian 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

4d. The United Kingdom III-69

A. Market Analysis III-69

Outlook III-69

Market Primer III-69

Functional Glassware Preferred to Fine Crystal Ware III-69

Cheap Imports Impede Growth of Domestically Made Products III-70

Its' Opportunities Galore for Malaysian Companies III-70

Key Demand Drivers III-70

Table 85: UK Market For Table And Kitchenware (2003): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Product Category - Glassware, China & Porcelain, Plasticware, Ceramicware, and Cutlery (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Strategic Corporate Development III-71

B. Market Analytics III-72

Table 86: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 87: UK Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 88: UK Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 89: UK 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007, & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

4e. Rest of Europe III-74

A. Market Analysis III-74

Outlook III-74

Select Markets - An Overview III-74

Spain III-74

Imports and Exports III-74

Retail Outlets III-74

Belgium III-74

Imports and Exports III-75

Retail Outlets III-75

The Netherlands III-75

Portugal III-75

Sweden III-75

Strategic Corporate Developments III-76

B. Market Analytics III-77

Table 90: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 91: Rest of Europe Long Term Projections for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million forYears 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 92: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 93: Rest of Europe 20-Year Perspective for Housewares (Tabletopware) by Product Group - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

5. Asia-Pacific III-79

A. Market Analysis III-79

Outlook III-79

Analysis By Country III-79

Australia: III-79

Philippine: III-79

China: III-79

Dinnerware Exports Soaring to New Heights III-80

Challenges Ahead? III-80

Flatware Exports Ablaze With Optimism III-80

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