Portmeirion Wins U.K. Licensing Award

Award recognizes product innovation, brand licensing management and retail execution
April 27, 2016Allison Zisko

Portmeirion Ted BakerPortmeirion's Ted Baker collection
LONDON—Portmeirion’s Ted Baker Rosie Lee tabletop collection has been awarded the Best Licensed Brand Home and Garden Range at the Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards 2016 recently held here in London.

The inaugural Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards 2016, owned by organized by Max Publishing, recognizes the dynamism and growth of brand licensing. The awards recognize excellence in product innovation, brand licensing management as well as retail execution.

Winning this award further strengthens the Portmeirion brand within the fashion industry, whereby fashion meets tableware, a Portmeirion spokesperson said. “The collaboration with Ted Baker continues to deliver great British style and innovative design.”

Allison ZiskoAllison Zisko | Managing Editor/Tabletop Editor

After 15 years of covering the tabletop industry, Allison Zisko is still as enthusiastic as ever about the dinnerware, glassware and flatware categories. An in-depth analysis of how the category works intrigues her just as much as the latest fashion trends. As managing editor, Allison oversees the daily e-newsletter and works behind the scenes to help produce the print issue each month. She also directs HFN’s housewares coverage and covers the cutlery category. An avid reader, Allison is eager to talk to anyone and everyone about the latest book they are reading.


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