Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates

During the ongoing global Coronavirus pandemic, please find the latest status and updates from each of our brands below.  Please continue to refer to this page for regular updates.  Information from brands not yet listed below will be published as soon as it is available or updated.

During any and all disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Portfolio Luxe will endeavour to remain available to assist in any and all ways possible.  We can provide a wealth of product information, catalogues and high resolution images to assist with your presentations and understand that you may be responding to your own clients in new and creative ways.  

Please be reassured that you can continue to place orders with all of our brands, and they will be processed to the best of their ability during these unprecedented times.  

Christofle

 

Latest update: 22/05/20 16:00

  • Orders can be placed as normal

  • Orders are currently being despatched from France

  • The manufacture has partially reopened, some workshops are not yet fully operational

  • Lead times for out-of-stock and bespoke products/personalisation may not currently be available but will be confirmed as soon as possible

This is the most recent update from Christofle's CEO, Nathalie Remy:

Dear Partner,

 

 

We do hope you, your family and your teams are safe and in good health.

Never has sharing time and special moments with our families and loved ones been so important, and this will for sure remain for a long time.

 

This month of May 2020 looks like a new start for all of us in Christofle! We restarted our manufacture in Yainville and our boutiques are progressively reopening to welcome our clients.  While many things have changed due to implementation of social distancing and safety measures, I’m pleased to let you know that all our employees are extremely enthusiastic to come back to work and do what we are here for: serve our clients.

 

The pandemic is still evolving globally, and we sincerely hope you are also – or will soon be able to - moving forward and resuming your business.

 

As your partner we are here to support you and look forward to sharing ideas and solutions that could help you rebound faster.  Our sales and marketing teams are keen to reconnect with you and have prepared commercial actions and assets to review with you.

 

We thank you for your continuous trust and partnership.

 

Stay safe and stay healthy!

Nathalie Remy

CEO

 

#Christofle #ArtofSharing #Customer@heart

 

FÜRSTENBERG (incl. SIEGER by FÜRSTENBERG)

Latest update: 19/03/20 13:00

  • Orders can be placed as normal

  • Production and despatch is running as normal

This is the most recent official statement from FÜRSTENBERG:

We are still here for you!

 

Dear customers and partners,

 

In the past weeks and days COVID-19 (Corona virus) has not only changed daily life, but has also had an impact on business life.

In the interest of our employees and our customers, we have implemented the guidelines and recommendations of German authorities. Wherever possible, our employees work from home. This means for you that your known contacts can be reached by phone or e-mail as usual. We look forward to your message or call and will be happy to support you.

Important to know: Our production and dispatch are currently running as usual. In addition, we will continue to do everything possible to remain functional as a company.

We will continue to monitor the situation on a daily basis in order to make the best decisions for you and our employees.

 

Stay healthy!

 

Your Porzellanmanufaktur FÜRSTENBERG

GioBagnara (incl. Stephane Parmentier, Pigment France, Rabitti and RUDI)

 

Latest update: 27/04/20 16:00

  • Orders can be placed as normal

  • Production will restart from Tuesday 28th April and all brands will be fully operational by Monday 4th May

  • Lead times are currently expected to remain at 8-10 weeks (orders placed from 25th March will be considered effective from 4th May)

  • Orders may ship in full or in part within this lead time depending on the nature of production capacity - please note it is not possible to confirm the lead time or exact delivery date of individual orders that are within the standard lead time

  • Sample requests, bespoke prices, order queries and some other requests may be delayed whilst the factory returns to capacity - Portfolio Luxe will continue to provide responses and resources where possible to mitigate and manage these effects

Saint-Louis

 

Latest update: 15/04/20 13:00

  • Orders can be placed as normal

  • Saint-Louis's manufacture and warehouse is OPEN with effect Wednesday 15th April 2020

  • Lead times will be extended by at least 4 weeks

  • If you have an order in progress, or placed during the recent closure, we will be in touch in due course with updated lead time information - you do not contact us in the mean time

This is the most recent update from International Director, Charles-Henri Leroy:

Dear customers,

As you all know Europe has been hit by the covid-19 virus.
The Hermès Group has made the decision to close all the factories as per today. Only the fragrance factory will remain opened to produce some hydroalcoholic gel.

Therefore Saint-Louis factory is now closed for two weeks time. However, the customer service department and the International Commercial team will remain at your disposal anytime.


Of course you can continue to place orders even if the production will be delayed by at least 2 weeks.

I thank you for your understanding and your support. We will, of course, keep you informed of the evolution of the situation.

 

Yours sincerely,

Charles-Henri LEROY

International Director

VENINI

 

Latest update: 04/05/20 10:00

  • Orders can be placed as normal

  • Factory and warehouse have reopened and orders can be shipped

  • In-stock items will be allocated and shipped as soon as possible

  • Out of stock item lead times are currently anticipated to be 7-8 weeks

Zanetto

 

Latest update: 27/04/20 16:00

  • Orders can be placed as normal. Customer service remains operational.

  • Production is expected to restart from Monday 4th May with little impact on the lead time.

  • Orders placed during since 25th March will be effective from 4th May.

This is the most recent update from Enrico Zanetto:

Dear Customers and friends,

 

Unfortunately, here in Italy, from today until April 3rd the government has forced the shut down of all the factories. 

We are really sad, our work is our oxygen and we hope we can get back to breathe again really fast.  

Despite our production is closed, I wanted to let you know that we are committed to continuing our work with dedication in order to guarantee our customer and commercial services. The customer care and commercial team will be there for any inquiry or need. 

Thank you for your cooperation and friendship. Let's all be safe.
A big hug from Italy,
 
Enrico Zanetto and the team

+44 (0) 20 7112 8426 | +44 7858 570050

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