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Time for Tendence

Doors opened to German trade show Tendence yesterday (Saturday August 27).

28-Aug-2016

One week to go to Autumn Fair

Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from September 4-7, Autumn Fair is billed as the biggest home and gift trade show of the season.

28-Aug-2016

Aldi's Harrogate branch celebrates local hero’s Olympic win

Olympic hero Jack Laugher now has his very own golden checkout at Aldi's Harrogate store to match his Rio Gold Medal.

28-Aug-2016

Rise in staycations sends Sainsbury’s online grocery orders sizzling in tourist spots

The trend for staycations this summer has led to Sainsbury’s stores in traditional British holiday areas enjoying a huge rise in demand for deliveries to campsites and holiday homes.

27-Aug-2016

More than 10 million tune in to first episode of Bake Off

‘The Great British Bake Off’ attracted an average of 10.4 million viewers as it returned for a seventh series - a record opener for the BBC One show.

26-Aug-2016

Dobbies names Ocado’s Andrew Bracey as chairman

Andrew Bracey has been appointed chairman of garden centre chain Dobbies.

26-Aug-2016

John Lewis seeks over 3,500 staff for festive season

John Lewis is to recruit for over 3,500 temporary staff to fill roles across the retail and distribution arms of its business, ahead of the busiest shopping period of the year.

26-Aug-2016

AGA Cookshop raises £15,000 for Dogs Trust

AGA Cookshop and its chain of Aga shops have donated £15,000 to Dogs Trust, the UK's largest dog welfare charity.

26-Aug-2016

Say Halloumi to the UK's new cheese obsession

The UK is the biggest consumer of halloumi cheese outside Cyprus, with Waitrose selling the equivalent weight of 33 London buses worth in the past year alone.

25-Aug-2016

Jubilant news for Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver has two big reasons to celebrate this month: not only is his new cookbook still riding high in the bestsellers chart for the fifth week, but his fifth child – son River Rocket – was born on August 8.

25-Aug-2016

New Argos digital store for Stoke-on-Trent

An Argos digital store opened yesterday (Wednesday August 24) inside the Sainsbury’s supermarket on London Road in Stoke- on-Trent.

25-Aug-2016

Designer kitchen appliances are king, says Gorenje survey

TV programmes and glossy mags are the go-to guides for home décor inspiration, according to a survey carried out on behalf of kitchen appliance manufacturer Gorenje.

25-Aug-2016

Gin pips Pimm’s to prime position as the ‘weathervane’ of drinks

Waitrose has revealed that gin is the tipple of choice this year for its customers, with sales of the spirit up 17% compared with 2015.

25-Aug-2016

TV cameras go Inside British Vogue

For the first time in its 100 year history, ‘British Vogue’ has allowed TV cameras to film behind closed doors.

24-Aug-2016

Katarina Johnson-Thompson strikes Gold with Dulux

Katarina Johnson-Thompson is the face of the Dulux Colour of the Year 2016: ‘Cherished Gold’.

24-Aug-2016

The Great British Bake Off is back!

Twelve new amateur bakers don their aprons to battle it out in series seven of ‘The Great British Bake Off’ tonight.

24-Aug-2016

Tesco gives West London stores a Carnival makeover

Tesco is supporting this weekend's Notting Hill Carnival with in-store displays, offers and Caribbean beach parties in selected West London branches.

24-Aug-2016

John Lewis goes big on beauty

John Lewis is investing £9 million in its beauty halls across several branches as part of an ambition to ‘supercharge’ its beauty business.

24-Aug-2016

GHI Head of Testing joins Housewares Innovation Awards judging panel

We are thrilled to announce that Verity Mann, Head of Testing at the Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI), will join the product judging panel for the Housewares Innovation Awards 2017.

23-Aug-2016

Massive spike for Outdoor Living sales at John Lewis

Weather dictated the shape of trade for John Lewis last week, with sales up 1.3% on the year at £72.9m - with the cooler temperatures towards the end of the week prompting customers to return to the shops.

23-Aug-2016
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Root 7

Himalayan salt shots are hand-carved from natural pink rock salt mined from the Himalayas. [Being made from 100% solid salt they are food-safe and add a subtle salty flavour to your shot, to take the edge off the incoming spirit.] They are available ...

19-Aug-2016

Ulster Weavers

Ulster Weavers has expanded its range of home accessories and branched out into these quirky cushions. Available in six designs, the cushions can be displayed on either side: front or back. Pictured is the Bonjour Owl Cushion02890 329494http://trade....

19-Aug-2016

Microplane

The new Microplane Master Series is a premium collection of five graters – zester, fine, coarse, ribbon and extra coarse - with walnut handles. The brand says: ‘Expertly engineered, the photo-etched blades - made in the USA - are ultra-sharp to ...

19-Aug-2016

Wilton Craft

This K&Company Retro Blue Smash Folio is designed to ‘store all of your favourite things, with throw-back appeal’. The scrapbook features an embossed chipboard cover, while the 40 pages are covered with old style typography and vintage images. ...

19-Aug-2016

International Innovation Company

Pictured is the Vacu Vin Swirling Carafe: a spinning centrepiece that lets wine breathe as it swirls inside the decanter. The cork base works as a turning platform, while a recess in the bottom of the decanter ensures the decanter stays in place. A ...

19-Aug-2016

Dare & Do

Designed and made in Britain, Dare & Do is a new children's homewares brand drawn by illustrator Rupert Davies. The vintage-inspired designs adorn products ranging from posters, mugs, wallpapers, fabrics, parchment lamps and cushions to wall ...

19-Aug-2016
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Whitefurze set to launch new range of self-watering planters at Glee Birmingham

In line with an ongoing programme of investment and new product development, housewares manufacturer Whitefurze will launch a new range of self-watering planters at Glee 2016. 18-Aug-2016

Stellar Oak Woodware Collection

Some items simply ooze quality – the new Stellar Cookware Woodware collection is a perfect example in point.Created using partially concealed anodised aluminium batons, the Stellar Kitchen Oak Woodware Extendable Trivet could become your latest flexible friend! 09-Aug-2016

Judge Mini Chopper with Glass Bowl

Chop, Chop! Blitz and Blend with the New Judge Mini Food Processor JEA75 04-Aug-2016

Stellar Magnetic Knife Block

Cleverly crafted with powerful magnets hidden within the seamless oak strip, the Stellar Kitchen Woodware Magnetic Knife Rack SA35, is practically a piece of functional art. Created with an anodised aluminium fitting, which allows it to be safely secured to the wall, the 33cm rack provides plenty of space so that your knives need never touch – removing the risk of blunting the blades – and creates the impression of a little piece of kitchen magic 03-Aug-2016

Bar Craft bring back glitz and glamour

Bar Craft sees the introduction of on trend metallic across its latest cocktail making additions. 02-Aug-2016

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
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