Bring the Party Home with Entertainment Sets
Libbey Introduces New Products to Elevate Home Entertaining
TOLEDO, OHIO, October 17, 2017 – (NYSE MKT: LBY) Whether it’s mimosas for Sunday brunch, sitting on the porch sipping iced tea or creating craft cocktails for a holiday party, more and more consumers are using their homes as the place for entertaining. According to the NPD Group, people are choosing to stay home and spend money on items that help create a festive experience for their guests.
Understanding consumers’ desires to make their home an ideal place for get-togethers, Libbey® has created seven new entertainment sets perfect to gather friends and family around. Each set is beautifully created and versatile enough for many different beverage presentations and occasions
The Mix It Up set is ideal for the home bartender who wants to show off their craft cocktail skills with flair. The set includes a cocktail shaker, strainer, decorated mixing glass, shooter and muddler to create a variety of drinks for guests, from martinis to mojitos. The Bar Starter set makes a great housewarming gift with everything you need to stock your bar cupboards, including pub glasses, stemless wine glasses and double old-fashioned glasses. For batch drinks, Libbey is introducing three new pitcher sets – Allez, Camelot and Piedmont – for elegant presentations. Finally, for upscale infused waters or brunch cocktails, there is the Ultegra Water Service set complete with a stylish carafe with lid and double old-fashioned glasses.
“We’ve seen huge growth in home entertaining over the last few years, with the preference for the relaxed and cozy environment of home,” said Greg Pax, director, retail new product development at Libbey Inc. “Millennials especially prefer to entertain, be social and stay connected with their friends at home, according to the NPD Group. By introducing new beverage and entertainment sets for consumers, Libbey continues to lead the market in this space. Each set offers the right products for the beverage experience consumers are looking to create.”
The entertainment sets will be available to retailers the first quarter of 2018. For more information, visit retail.libbey.com.
About Libbey Inc.
Based in Toledo, Ohio, Libbey Inc. is one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. Libbey Inc. operates manufacturing plants in the United States, Mexico, China, Portugal and the Netherlands. In existence since 1818, the Company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and business-to-business customers in over 100 countries. Libbey's global brand portfolio, in addition to its namesake brand, includes Libbey Signature®, Master's Reserve®, Crisa®, Royal Leerdam®, World® Tableware, Syracuse® China and Crisal Glass®. In 2016, Libbey Inc.'s net sales totaled $793.4 million. Additional information is available at www.libbey.com.