Channel 4, in partnership with credit card provider American Express, has launched a campaign to promote Shop Small: an initiative supporting small retail businesses.
A new study by Currys PC World of over 2,000 Brits reveals that almost a quarter (22%) of the nation find Christmas shopping the most stressful time of year.
BBC One has commissioned a 15-part TV series entitled ‘Royal Recipes’, hosted by Michael Buerk.
Online sales accounted for 27.6% of total non-food retail turnover in November - the highest figure on record and the 11th consecutive month that the rate has remained above 20%.
Last month's total UK retail sales rose 1.3% over the previous year, with food the biggest contributor to growth, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) - KPMG retail sales monitor for November.
November took the run of shop price deflation into its 43rd month, with prices falling by 1.7% year-on-year - unchanged from October.
Modern men are rising to the challenge of parenthood with dads spending 28 hours a week doing household chores, a new study reveals.
What More UK is celebrating after achieving a speedy turnaround on a bespoke bakeware order.
The stand out kitchen trend for 2017 is ‘Industrial Fusion’ according to Schuller.
A new study by kitchen appliance manufacturer Britannia Living has revealed the latest kitchen trends in the UK.
Housewares distributor Hot Plate Products will rebrand to nixxee on January 1.
Colour company Pantone has chosen a shade of green as its colour of the year for 2017.
A survey commissioned by House of Fraser reveals that we are a nation of keen Christmas decorators, eager to indulge in an ever expanding season of festivities.
Home Hardware (Scotland) held its annual Members’ Open Day on November 30 in North Ayrshire.
Characterised by the final Black Friday promotions on Sunday and Monday driving sales, trading at John Lewis last week (to December 3) was “positive”, according to online trade director Mark Felix.
Total sales excluding fuel were 0.2% lower than last year for Waitrose last week (to December 3), with festive products leading sales.
International lifestyle trends will be the focus of several presentations in the Innovation Theater at the 2017 International Home + Housewares Show in the US.
Retail consultant Mary Portas will give a keynote speech at Spring Fair 2017 on the challenges facing independent retailers.
By Malcolm Harradine, Kitchenware Expert and Product Tester.
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