“I want to know everything about them, because that’s what helps me make them successful.The more I can learn about them, the better.”Computers help e Love consultants search the client database to find matches faster, but otherwise, technology hasn’t changed the business, said Paul Falzone, the company’s chief executive and co-owner.The collections date back to 1751 and the Victorian gallery, the ceramic collections, archives and records of factory production, form the primary resource for the study of Worcester porcelain and its history.Artists and designers who worked for the factory included Thomas Baxter, William Billingsley, John Stinton, David Bates, James Hadley, Christopher Dresser.In 1788 George III, following a visit to the company, granted it a royal warrant, and it became known as the "Royal Porcelain Works".
He let his two sons run the concern, with John Flight taking the lead role till his death in 1791.
This is discussed in detail in Appendix III of Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain by Henry Sandon.
During this period, the factory was in poor repair.
The last trading date for Royal Worcester was 14 June 2009.
The company went into administration on 6 November 2008 and on 23 April 2009 the brand name and intellectual property were acquired by Portmeirion Pottery Group – a pottery and homewares company based in Stoke-on-Trent.