The Pampered Chef Ltd.

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The Pampered Chef sells more than 500 gourmet kitchen tools, cookware, cookbooks and foodstuffs. Founded in 1980, Pampered Chef was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett, in 2002.


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Ramping up for a New Year of Industry Research

January 1, 2015

Management consultant Stephen Few said, “Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice.” This sentiment is no different for the direct selling industry.

The Pampered Chef Names Buffett Protégé New CEO

October 31, 2014

The Pampered Chef announced this week that interim CEO Doris Christopher is passing on management of the Berkshire Hathaway unit to Tracy Britt Cool, a top adviser to Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett.

Direct Selling Association’s 2014 Annual Meeting Welcomes over 1,000 Attendees

June 29, 2014

The Direct Selling Association held its 2014 Annual Meeting this past June 1–3. More than 1,000 executives from direct selling and vendor partner companies gathered in Orlando to celebrate achievements and to discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the industry.