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September 2017

CVSL Responds to Longaberger Lawsuit  

October 14, 2015 -- CVSL Inc. and its subsidiary, The Longaberger Company, filed a motion to dismiss Tami Longaberger's lawsuit seeking repayment of $1 million in loans she made to the company. CVSL seeks to settle the issue in binding arbitration, alleging that Ms. Longaberger's claims fall within...

Source: Npros.com


CVSL Responds to Longaberger Lawsuit
Posted 10/18/2015


Former CEO Suing Longaberger Co.  

Tami Longaberger, who resigned as CEO of the Longaberger Co. in May, is suing the company over $1 million she loaned to the company in 2014. Longaberger alleges in the lawsuit that Longaberger Co.'s parent company, CVSL, asked her "to loan as much money as she could so that the companies could meet...

Source: Npros.com


Former CEO Suing Longaberger Co.
Posted 10/11/2015



Longaberger To Launch In Australia As 1st Step In Global Expansion  

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 26, 2013 -- The Longaberger Company will expand to Australia next month, the first time that the 40-year-old American basketmaker has done business outside North America.

The announcement was made today by Longaberger CEO Tami Longaberger at the company's annual sales conven...

Source: Press Release


Longaberger To Launch In Australia As 1st Step In Global Expansion
Posted 7/26/2013



Longaberger Celebrates 40th Anniversary  

NEWARK, Ohio, June 14, 2013 -- The world's largest American flag was unfurled in Ohio as part of a unique and colorful all-American celebration.

Honoring America, Flag Day and The Longaberger Company's 40th anniversary, the unfurling of world's largest American flag was the highlight of the Great...

Source: Press Release


Longaberger Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Posted 6/18/2013



Longaberger to Make Own Pottery in USA  

NEWARK, Ohio and BUFFALO, N.Y., May 13, 2013 -- For the first time in its 40-year history, The Longaberger Company will make its own pottery in the United States.

As a major step in its "Project Eagle" effort to move to an all-U.S.-made line, Longaberger will make its pottery in a 300,000 square-f...

Source: Press Release


Longaberger to Make Own Pottery in USA
Posted 5/15/2013



Longaberger Announces Intention Of Returning To US Manufacturing For Entire Product Line  

Move is Expected to Create at least 500 American Jobs

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 27, 2012 -- The Longaberger Company, maker of hand-crafted baskets and an icon of American craftsmanship for nearly 40 years, announced today that it has begun the process of transitioning its full line to U.S.-made pro...

Source: Press Release


Longaberger Announces Intention Of Returning To US Manufacturing For Entire Product Line
Posted 7/27/2012



Longaberger Fires President  

The Longaberger Company has fired another president, the sixth change in leadership in the last seven years. President Robin Crossman, who was hired in October of 2009 was released from the company after Tami Longaberger, daughter of founder Dave Longaberger, made the decision to make a change.

Ac...

Source: Npros.com


Longaberger Fires President
Posted 5/16/2010



Arson Ruled At Longaberger House  

Arson was ruled to be the cause of a fire at a 208-year-old house owned by Longaberger at 1406 Seven Hills Road, Hanover Township as investigators eliminated all other causes, Licking County fire investigator Phil Winland said.

After being reported at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the fire burned well into...

Source: Npros.com


Arson Ruled At Longaberger House
Posted 4/23/2010



Longaberger Press Release  

The Longaberger Co. announced Wednesday a temporary layoff of 12 employees in its Woodcrafts Division.

The Newark-based basketmaker will place the employees on furlough beginning Friday, but plans to call them back July 12, company spokesman Tom Matthews said.

The move was needed to realign inve...

Source: Press Release


Longaberger Press Release
Posted 4/16/2010



Longaberger Cuts Jobs  

The Longaberger basket company is cutting 125 manufacturing jobs and turning control of a shipping center over to another company.

On Monday Ohio-basedLongaberger announced that 100 people who work at the Frazeysburg order fulfillment center in eastern Ohio will need to reapply for their jobs un...

Source: Npros.com


Longaberger Cuts Jobs
Posted 1/8/2010



Longaberger Reveals New Basket Line  

An Ohio Company with a reputation for quality craftsmanship is weaving a bit of Hokie Pride into its latest products.

The Longaberger Company recently unveiled a new line of handcrafted baskets, that include Virginia Tech colors and logos.

Wednesday, hundreds were expected at the Roanoke Sherato...

Source: WDBJ7.com


Longaberger Reveals New Basket Line
Posted 10/17/2009



Longaberger Rehires 50 Employees  

More employees are going through the door at basket maker Longaberger Co., but they’re headed the opposite direction than in recent years.

The Newark-based basket and home products manufacturer and retailer said Monday that it is recalling 50 basket makers to its Frazeysburg facility this week. Th...

Source: Bizjournals.com


Longaberger Rehires 50 Employees
Posted 10/17/2009



Longaberger Names New President  

The Longaberger basket company has named Robin Crossman its new president to take over for Tami Longaberger, who has been serving as president for about two years.

The central Ohio-based Longaberger Co. announced the appointment Thursday. Tami Longaberger will continue as chairwoman and chief exec...

Source: Washington Examiner


Longaberger Names New President
Posted 10/1/2009



Longaberger Hosting Tailgate Party  

Ohio-based basket making company Longaberger will host a tailgate party from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at the Tundra Lodge Resort & Waterpark, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay.

The event is free and open to the public and will feature the company's team spirit baskets in green and gold for Green Bay Pac...

Source: Green Bay Press Gazette


Longaberger Hosting Tailgate Party
Posted 8/16/2009



Longaberger Laying Off 295  

The Longaberger Co. announced Thursday one of its largest layoffs in recent years, affecting 295 employees at the corporate office building in Newark and manufacturing facility in Dresden.

The basketmaker announced the elimination of 120 management, administrative and support positions and a reduc...

Source: Npros.com


Longaberger Laying Off 295
Posted 2/28/2009



Longaberger Honored for Breast Cancer Research  

The American Cancer Society's Corporate Impact Awards were presented Monday to The Longaberger Company of Newark and 16 additional companies during the society's Annual Meeting in New York City. The awards recognize businesses' financial and in-kind contributions of at least $1 million during the pr...

Source: Coshocton Tribune


Longaberger Honored for Breast Cancer Research
Posted 12/2/2008



Longaberger Launches Longaberger Home Magazine  

The Longaberger Company - America's premier maker of handcrafted baskets - has unveiled the holiday edition of Longaberger Home, a new Web magazine that brings to life its made-in-America product and home business opportunity. Longaberger Home is hosted by Chief Executive Officer and President T...

Source: MarketWatch


Longaberger Launches Longaberger Home Magazine
Posted 11/28/2008



Longaberger Breaks Ground for New Distribution Center  

The Longaberger Co. broke ground for its new Distribution Center. Construction was to begin later in the week for the new $23 million, 500,000-square-foot center on Ohio 16 between Dresden and Frazeysburg.

...

Source: Coshocton Tribune


Longaberger Breaks Ground for New Distribution Center
Posted 10/20/2008



Longaberger Makes Cuts  

Blaming a tough economy, central Ohio's Longaberger Company has laid off 200 of its basket makers.

Spokesman Tom Matthews says the company hopes those employees will eventually be called back. He says Longaberger will begin hiring for seasonal positions soon, and the workers from the basket-making...

Source: WHIO Radio


Longaberger Makes Cuts
Posted 2/22/2008



Longaberger Lays off 225  

Longaberger Co. is cutting 225 positions in an effort to “strengthen the company and fuel its future growth.”

Newark-based Longaberger said it is laying off 200 employees in its basketmaking operations today and that 25 senior management positions have been trimmed since December.

Longaberger ho...

Source: The Columbus Dispatch


Longaberger Lays off 225
Posted 2/12/2008



Longaberger Honored by Cancer Society  

The American Cancer Society's Ohio Division announced Wednesday The Longaberger Co. has been honored with an American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award for support of breast cancer research and education.

Longaberger received the award for its commitment to Horizon of Hope, an annual fundraisi...

Source: The Newark Advocate


Longaberger Honored by Cancer Society
Posted 2/4/2008



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