Bering’s VIETRI Ambassador Event Featuring Anne Campbell Robbins

Houston, TX – April 8, 2015, Bering’s is proud to announce that Anne Campbell Robbins, the National Sales Manager of VIETRI, Inc. will be present at a special VIETRI event on April 24 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Bering’s on 3900 Bissonnet. For over 30 years, VIETRI has provided high-quality, handcrafted products for homes that encourage the essence of the Italian lifestyle. The VIETRI brand includes collaborative designs from the best of Italian culture in ceramics and glassware, flatware, and table linens.

VIETRIVIETRI was founded in 1983 by Lee Gravely and her daughters, Susan and Frances, after a family trip to Italy where they fell in love with the colorful hand painted dinnerware on the Amalfi Coast. VIETRI has grown from a small company representing one Italian factory to the largest Italian importing company in the American tabletop industry. VIETRI has over 40 manufacturers throughout Italy, where master artisans create products in ceramic, stoneware, glass, metals, and textiles. Many artisans are from multiple generations of skilled masters.

A symbol of superior design and artistry, VIETRI’s handcrafted Italian products are regularly seen in most major home, gourmet, fashion and style magazines in America as the pick of editors for style, color, pattern and craftsmanship. VIETRI is regularly featured in countless American magazines including Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Martha Stewart Weddings, BRIDES, Southern Lady, Town & Country, Architectural Digest, and Coastal Living.

Bering’s graciously invites you to join the celebration! Anne will share Italian stories, design inspiration, and decorating ideas. Having lived and studied in Italy, Anne is inspired by all that is irresistibly Italian, and she brings infectious energy and Italian style everywhere she goes. She will even personalize VIETRI purchases with Italian phrases.

Please help welcome Anne, Friday, April 24, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at Bering’s on 3900 Bissonnet.

Come celebrate in the tradition of All Things Italian! Presale for Bering’s VIETRI Ambassador Event is April 10 – 24. Customers making VIETRI purchases during this time will receive a gift with purchase while supplies last.


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About Bering’s:

Celebrating 75 years of business, the first Bering’s Hardware opened in Houston, Texas in 1940 as a traditional hardware and lumber company. A second location was developed in 1987. Through the years, Bering’s has grown its offerings into 16 separate departments and has been cited in several national articles and books as being one of the best places to shop in America.

Bering’s continues to operate as a family owned, one-of-a-kind store providing an unparalleled shopping experience. Renowned for their bridal and baby registry services, offering an incredible array of upscale gifts including china, crystal, stationery, Big Green Egg Grills, YETI Coolers, coffees and teas, quality hardware items for the home, as well as everything for the kitchen and yard.

Bering’s has two Houston, TX locations, 6102 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77057 as well as a location at 3900 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005; telephone 713.785.6400; website

About Anne Campbell Robbins:

Anne Campbell Robbins is the National Sales Manager for VIETRI, Inc., the largest U.S. wholesaler of Italian handcrafted dinnerware and home and garden accessories. With its main office and distribution center located in Hillsborough, NC, VIETRI owns a showroom in Atlanta, Las Vegas, and New York, and is represented in all other major tabletop markets such as Los Angeles and Dallas.

With extensive previous experience as a retailer, buyer, and sales representative, Anne began serving as an independent sales representative for VIETRI in 2007. She came to VIETRI with both sales savvy and a love of all things Italian, having spent four years in Florence running a study abroad program and completing a Master’s in Italian language. Anne served as the VIETRI Representative for North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington DC, for six years and was one of our highest performing sales representatives. In January 2014, Anne transitioned into the position of National Sales Manager, and she works under Holli Draughn, VIETRI’s Vice President of Sales, to best position VIETRI in the industry. Anne maintains that her association with VIETRI has allowed her to keep one foot in Italy and the other in America, sharing her passion for Italian culture, cooking, and history each and every day.


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