Perfume guru Jo Malone joins list of speakers at Autumn Fair

Jo Malone will lead the line-up of speakers at this year’s Autumn Fair, with a keynote presentation on Monday September 5 at the event.


Ex-Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies helps open new Dixons Carphone 3-in-1 mega store

Electrical retailer Dixons Carphone will launch a new mega store in Plymouth tomorrow (Friday, July 29), bringing all three of its brands – Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse – under one roof.


Sainsbury’s plans 100 new Click & Collect sites

Sainsbury’s will double the number of Click & Collect sites in its store car parks over the next 12 months.


Gourmet garden centre praised in Good Food Guide Restaurant Awards

A restaurant in Northern Ireland has beaten eateries across the UK to be named the overall winner of the Waitrose Good Food Guide Local Restaurant of the Year Awards.


Lakeland sets its sights on Australia

Lakeland plans to expand into the $2.3 billion Australian housewares market later this year as the next stage of its overseas development strategy.


Tesco joins forces with Holland & Barrett in pilot partnership

Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today (Tuesday, July 26) announced a new partnership to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in several Tesco stores across the UK.


Record outdoor living sales for Waitose

Total divisional sales at Waitrose - excluding fuel - were up 7.2% last week (to July 23), as customers stocked up on products to help them cool off in the heat.


Sales slow down at John Lewis as weather heats up

The hot weather which settled over the UK last week resulted in a slowdown in sales for John Lewis as Britain basked in the heatwave.


Horwood sales director Jeremy Horwood to step down

Housewares supplier Horwood Homewares has announced that sales director Jeremy Horwood will be stepping down after completing 40 years of service.


BHETA appoints Andrew Weiss as executive chairman

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has appointed Andrew Weiss as its new executive chairman.


Lord Price pays a visit to Harts of Stur

Trade & Investment Minister Lord Price visited housewares retailer Harts of Stur of Dorset last Friday (July 22), as part of a tour of south-west companies that are working in conjunction with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).


Jamie Oliver jumps straight to number one spot in bestsellers book list

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook has soared to the top of the UK bestsellers list.


KitchenAid chooses London for global store debut

KitchenAid will open its first official store worldwide in London in early September.


Do you have what it takes to be a housewares winner?

Working in partnership with the Spring Fair, and organised by Datateam Business Media’s Housewares Magazine and its digital partner www.HousewaresLive.net, the Housewares Innovation Awards 2017 are still open for entries.


High street stores are the lifeblood of housewares brands, says study

Bricks and mortar high street stores are vital for housewares brands as shoppers want to see and touch products before they buy, according to a new report.


GA’s pledge to members: we will help you handle Brexit pressures

The Giftware Association (GA) has promised to help gift and home industry suppliers and retailers handle the pressures and grasp the opportunities presented by leaving the EU, according to new GA chairman Henri Davis.


BRC-KPMG: UK retail sales slow in June

UK retail sales grew in June, albeit with total growth slowing to 0.2%, according to the monthly retail sales monitor from the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-KPMG.

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Stunning Artesa launches more perfect presentation pieces

Artesa continues to expand its food presentation offering and makes food both a treat for the eyes as much as the mouth. 26-Jul-2016

The Tower Health Range- Healthy Eating Made Easy

Tower will expand upon its existing Health range of healthy eating products with a number of innovative new products designed to make healthy eating simpler and quicker than ever. 25-Jul-2016


Whether it’s the sleek, chic styling of the Royal Trumpet Flute or the slim, slender shape of the Bubble Flute, you can be sure of enjoying your favourite fizz in style with these striking glasses from Durobor. 22-Jul-2016


Tradestock’s ‘giftable’ concept extends to the festive season with their own iStyle My Home brand featuring a number of new collections for Christmas 2016, all designed to add an extra special touch to festivities. 22-Jul-2016

Food Storage Set by Vestia from Falcon Products

Falcon Products have recently introduced several new brands to their portfolio providing exciting new dimensions to their already impressive offering. 22-Jul-2016

Home Preserving Starter Kit by Ball® from Falcon Products

A fabulous selection of fresh preserving products from the renowned US brand Ball®, is now available from Falcon Products following a recent distribution agreement. 22-Jul-2016


Created from chrome-coated Zinc Alloy, for easy scooping and releasing, Stellar’s new ice cream scoops SK100 are finished with a comfy-grip ABS Rubber handle, and designed to always deliver the perfect portion, in 3 vibrant colours - Black Red, Yellow, and Reflex Blue. Stellar’s scoops will help you to scoop to perfection. 22-Jul-2016

PushPan® Bakeware

PushPan® bakeware is 100% leak-proof & watertight. The removable base features a silicone seal, meaning this patented range requires no liners and it gives perfect results every time. 21-Jul-2016

Ella Sabatini - Sundae Dishes

Everyday should be a sundae. A collection of 5 classic sundae dishes, great for entertaining guest and keeping the kids happy this summer. 04-Jul-2016

Exclusively Houseware Review

Taking a look back at the best moments from the show this year. 04-Jul-2016
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