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Wedgwood

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a. pottery produced, esp during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, at the Wedgwood factories
b. such pottery having applied classical decoration in white on a blue or other coloured ground

Wedgwood

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Josiah. 1730--95, British potter and industrialist, who founded several pottery works near Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire
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As a result, the Wedgwood Museum Trust was placed into administration to enable the Wedgwood Group Pension Plan to seek the support of the Pension Protection Fund, the body established to provide a guaranteed minimum level of payments to members of pension funds of insolvent companies.
That consumer demand has led All-Clad's parent firm, the Waterford Wedgwood Group, to make a significant investment in gearing up manufacturing to boost supply, said Cameron.
Because the museum was still trading and had five staff in the Wedgwood Group Pension Plan's 7,000-member scheme, it was held liable for the short-t fall - a burden which was impossible to bear for the tiny charitable trust which turns over only a fraction of the pounds 134 million deficit.
THE Waterford Wedgwood group sparkled its way to yet another set of record profits last year.
The Waterford Wedgwood group includes the Waterford, Wedgwood, Rosenthal and All-Clad brands.
Sales for the Wedgwood Group were Irish pounds 101.
Johnson Brothers became part of the Wedgwood group in 1968.
A POST-Millennium demand for glass crystal and a Far Eastern yen for luxury fine china have sent profits soaring at the Irish-based Waterford Wedgwood group.
Rosenthal joined the Waterford Wedgwood group last year.
Brian Patterson, formerly Waterford Crystal chief operating officer, was appointed Wedgwood group chief executive officer on May 31, 1995, and joined the board of Waterford Wedgwood UK plc on June 6, 1995.
Had we not taken this action now, the Johnson brand wouldhave disappeared and might even have put at risk the remainder of the Wedgwood group,' said finance director Richard Barnes.