Cookware Exec LaRotonda Joins Gibson
April 20, 2011,
COMMERCE, Calif.-Gibson Overseas has named Candace LaRotonda as cookware sales development manager, where she will focus on new cookware business development and manage key accounts.
Most recently serving as national account manager for Meyer Corp., LaRotonda has spent 25 years in the housewares industry, in management positions with companies such as World Kitchen and Tramontina USA.
She will also concentrate on Gibson's Colorsplash collection. "Cookware under Gibson's licensed brands will be another great opportunity," she said. "I'm thrilled to be working on the Sunbeam and Oster brands. These fantastic brands have a solid consumer acceptance."
Other Articles By Author
Adriana Hoyos Relaunches Brand at High Point Market
HFN's DIGITAL EDITION
2017 State of the Industry Report
Cautious Optimism, Mixed Results
Many expected 2016 would be a banner year, but the political and economic climate softened consumer confidence. It was also a year consumers spent more lavishly on home remodeling rather than decorating.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
- TJX Unveils First U.S. Homesense Store - In a time when retailers are reducing store counts, TJX continues to get physical.
- Ikea’s Fluid Spaces - The retailer’s new intros reflect multifunctional rooms.
- N.Y. Home Fashions Market Preview - Textile textures get soft and cozy, colors warmer.