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Waterford Crystal targets Asian market

Breaking the lucrative Asian market would be a coup for the brand

27th November, 2016
Workers at Waterford Crystal: owners are intent on expansion

Waterford Crystal will focus on breaking the Asian market over the next two years as part of its global expansion plans.

The luxury goods manufacturer, which experienced financial difficulties after 9/11 leading to thousands of job losses and eventual receivership, was acquired by US equity firm KPS Capital in 2009. Fiskars, a global supplier of consumer products bought Waterford Crystal and its associated brands, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton, from KPS last July for $437 million (€411 million).

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