IKEA reveals store plans for 2016

IKEA today announced an 11.3% rise in annual sales to £1.57 billion in the UK for the financial year ending August 31.


Ilminster Home Hardware wins Home Hardware’s Retailer of the Year award

Philip and Kate Wyatt of Ilminster Home Hardware in Somerset are the winners of Home Hardware’s Retailer of the Year award.


STV sponsors Home Hardware’s clay pigeon shoot challenge

STV sponsored the Clay Pigeon Shoot Challenge at Home Hardware’s Convention on Saturday November 14.


Kitchen Craft wins Home Hardware award

itchen Craft has cause for celebration after winning the Supplier of the Year Award at Home Hardware’s Convention on Saturday November 14.


Smeg fridge gets blackboard makeover

Italian appliance brand Smeg has given its FAB28 fridge two special edition makeovers.


Argos delivers adrenaline-fuelled Christmas advert

Argos has unveiled its 2015 Christmas TV advertisement, offering an adrenaline-fuelled 60 seconds of extreme winter sports action to showcase its brands and new services.


Bira voices concerns ahead of Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Announcements are expected in the Chancellor George Osborne’s 2015 Autumn Statement (due to be delivered on Wednesday November 25) about the future direction of business rates.


GUINNESS brand extends into housewares

Beer brand GUINNESS has partnered with Irish home and giftware company Newbridge Silverware to develop an exclusive collection of housewares, jewellery and decorative items.


Online trading inspires debate at BHETA forum

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s November housewares forum took online retailing as its theme including perspectives from online retail outlets, legal advisors and The Cookshop and Housewares Association (CHA).


Christmas in the air at Waitrose

Waitrose shoppers are getting prepared for the festive season, with total divisional sales excluding petrol for last week (to November 14) up 4.7% on last year.


Omnichannel Christmas under way at John Lewis

Sales at John Lewis stepped up 1.5% year-on-year last week (to November 14) and 15.8% up on the previous week to deliver the department store group’s first £100 million sales week of the season.


Nespresso launches Bluewater boutique and trials new customer concept

Nespresso has launched a new permanent boutique at Bluewater in Kent, following the success of its pop-up store which opened in the shopping centre this summer.


Hudsons of England opens Factory Experience and Visitors Centre

Traditional fine bone china manufacturer Hudsons of England opened its new Factory Experience and Visitors Centre at Longton in Stoke-on-Trent last month.


Fiona Wyatt joins Charles Viancin sales team

Housewares supplier Charles Viancin has added sales agent Fiona Wyatt to its sales team.


Spoons at the ready for Stir Up Sunday

Waitrose is reporting a surge in sales of key festive baking ingredients as customers get spoons at the ready for Stir Up Sunday this weekend.

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Winter Woodland from Kitchen Craft

Step into our enchanted Winter Woodland, a brand new collection full of festive flourishes to capture the yuletide magic spent with friends and family. 24-Nov-2015

Stellar Copper Kitchen Gadgets

Creating classic kitchens with a contemporary twist with the new Stellar Copper Kitchen Gadgets. Stellar have created a collection of kitchen tools that combine the attraction of copper with the unsurpassed functionality needed in the contemporary home. 23-Nov-2015

Buy Your Groundbreaking Cerastone Pans Now for Pancake Day!

The pulling of Christmas crackers may be a while off yet but already Tower is already experiencing a massive increase in orders from retailers for next year’s Pancake Day, from cookshops and multiples. 19-Nov-2015

Judge Bathroom Scales

The new Judge Bathroom Scales (TC350) are a simple, straightforward way to keep track of the kilos or pounds. With a large, easy-read dial, zeroing function and a non-slip surface and no need for batteries, they get the job done. 13-Nov-2015

Make the most of Sloe Gin season with Home Made

As Sloe Gin season begins we want to ensure retailers are prepared for an increase in demand for airtight bottles to store this wonderfully seasonal drink and our Home Made 500ml Sloe Gin Bottles are ready and waiting. 09-Nov-2015

Ella Sabatini : Bar Accessories

Get into the spirit and enjoy a cocktail shaken or stirred. This classic, elegant range includes five stems, a sundae dish, carafe and a decanter. 06-Nov-2015

Cuisipro SGT Hand Held Mandolin

Winner of the Cutting Edge Award at the 2014 Excellence in Housewares Awards. 05-Nov-2015

Luigi Bormioli - Sublime

This range speaks for iteself. Simple, Clean & Elegant. A truly admirable collection featuring three stems, two tumblers & a carafe. 03-Nov-2015

Ella Sabatini - Waterfall

This beautiful, classic, optic design is pefect for those dinner parties leading up to Christmas. The Waterfall range consits of five stems, two tumblers and one decanter, a glass for every occassion. 03-Nov-2015

Stellar Oslo Tea Pots

All new – the Stellar Oslo Tea Pots, bringing you the hottest Scandinavian styling – the striking Oslo Tea Pots from Stellar. Norwegian design has come to the boil, bringing with it a prevailing passion for straight lines and a fuss-free finish. The new Stellar Oslo tea pots are the perfect match for this high quality minimalist look. 29-Oct-2015
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