Christmas comes early at Squire's Garden Centres

Squire’s Garden Centres caught the Christmas spirit last week with festive events at two of its Surrey outlets.


Retailers: you still have a few more days to enter The Housewares Innovation Awards 2017!

Entries for suppliers and manufacturers are now closed to The Housewares Innovation Awards 2017 but RETAILERS still have the chance to complete.


From flamingoes to avocados: John Lewis unveils what we bought and why in 2016

The John Lewis Retail Report 2016 reveals how Brits responded to 12 months of political, cultural and economic shake-up by ‘making brave statements of self-expression and embracing escapism’.


Waitrose shoppers prepare for Halloween

Total sales at Waitrose last week (to October 22) excluding fuel were 1% lower than last year.


Weekly Home sales up 2.3% at John Lewis

Retailer John Lewis saw a strong performance across all three categories last week (to October 22), with total sales of £91m, up 6.7% on the year.


Everhot unpeels its tangerine dream

Everhot has launched a new Tangerine electric range cooker which, it says, is ‘set to add some serious zing to kitchens nationwide’.


Grunwerg recruits new account manager

Housewares supplier Gruwnerg has named David Hester as its new account manager for customers in the North of England and Wales.


Cutlacks of Ely wins Charles Viancin Retailer of the Month award

Cutlacks of Ely has been crowned Retailer of the Month for September by Charles Viancin.


Rainy Day Trust launches advice service with Shelter

Industry charity the Rainy Day Trust (RDT) has announced a 12-month partnership with Shelter, to provide advice to beneficiaries from the home improvement sector that have a housing need.


Gregg Wallace launches cookbook for kids

Gregg Wallace, co-judge of BBC hit show ‘MasterChef’, puts top chefs to the test in a new children’s cookbook.


John Lewis appoints Paula Nickolds as managing director

The John Lewis Partnership has announced that Paula Nickolds will be appointed as managing director of department store group John Lewis.


Record profits for Ultimate Products

Housewares supplier Ultimate Products posted a 23.2% surge in sales to £79m and a 50% soar in pre-tax profit to a record £7.5m for the year to July 31.


Retail challenge at Liberty of London on ‘The Apprentice’

In this week’s episode of hit BBC show ‘The Apprentice’, the contestants’ task is to take over part of world-famous London retailer Liberty.


BHS unveils ambitious international growth plans

Retailer BHS has revealed plans to grow its international business by launching in new countries.


Housewares retailer Lawsons shares its story in a commemorative book

South-west independent housewares retailer Lawsons has launched a book celebrating its heritage.


New appointments at KitchenAid

KitchenAid SDA has announced the appointment of Helen Simpson as marketing manager UK & Ireland, and Suzanne Bowes as key accounts manager UK.


So you want to be TV food presenter?

The growth in media coverage of food has given rise to a new breed of presenter who can cook and inform while engaging with an audience.


‘How to Lose Weight Well’ set to return to Channel 4

After a successful first run, Channel 4 series ‘How to Lose Weight Well’ will return in 2017.

Click here to view more news

Moo along with new Judge Timers!

A welcome addition to the Judge Novelty Kitchen Timer range, these amoosing cow Kitchen Timers TC361 and TC362 will time your cooking whilst putting a smile on your face. 05-Oct-2016

Sweeping success for self-watering Whitefurze planters

Whitefurze has a proud history of design, manufacture and supply of excellent quality products for the kitchen and home. Exclusively 2016 will see the company present a comprehensive range with a focus on design, function and value. 05-Oct-2016

Stellar Cold Press Juicer

Juicy Does It – Introducing the new Slow Juicer from Stellar SEA36. The best things come to those who wait so step into the slow lane with new Stellar Slow Juicer, for the ultimate home-juicing experience. 30-Sep-2016

Judge Electric Carving Knife

For effortless carving with professional results, the new multi-purpose Judge Electric Carving Knife (JEA76) is a must. 13-Sep-2016

Luigi Bormioli - Prestige Jugs

Pimp your Prosecco 07-Sep-2016

It's Gin O'clock

As summer slowly departs us and we hope for the last heat wave to strike, we’re concocting our favourite Gin cocktails. 07-Sep-2016

Wham® Cook Bakeware

Autumn Fair will see the extensive Wham® Cook ranges of non-stick bakeware and enamelware showcased on stand 1A12 in hall 1. Please come by and visit and see all our new bakeware sets, presented in full colour gift boxes. Wham® Cook bakeware and enamelware is fully UK produced. 01-Sep-2016
Click here to view more showcase articles


Following the success of Tower’s digital air fryer, which received endorsement from the Good Housekeeping Institute, Tower has expanded its Health range with the launch of the Vortx Air Fryer.

Click here to view more product news

Jobs Board

National Accounts Manager

Job description We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, talented National Accounts Manager within our growing business and brands! Sabichi has

Most read stories

Recent user comments

re: Nespresso prepares to open four boutiques by December

mrs fiona pritchard
PLEASE can you consider Cardiff South Wales.. It would be lovely to have a boutique in Wales. It costs £6.40 for Welsh people to cross ...

re: Everhot unpeels its tangerine dream

Another example of orange in the kitchen!Adam...

re: So you want to be TV food presenter?

Clare Turner
To book a place, go to www.leiths.com/courses/how-to-be-a-food-presenter...

re: So you want to be TV food presenter?

this sounds like a great course, how do I book on ??...

re: Addis and Pyrex win Mums Choice awards

Interesting story, liked it !...

re: My Kitchen Rules UK airs next month

kirst Pritchard
omg!!!! I love the Aussie one, have been waiting for a uk version...

re: Argos takes wraps off Autumn/Winter 2016 catalogue

I've been trying in both my local Croydon argos stores since the start of July and never saw any and I saw an ad saying they were out so ...

re: Minky celebrates anniversary with £10,000 promotion

Barbara Middlemas
The new ironing board cover was easy to fit and very smooth to iron on....

re: Raymond Blanc leads search for best British Food Fortnight celebration

Richard Swancott
Despite what the name suggests, Staffordshire oatcakes are not sweet delicacies - they are similar to a pancake but are savoury, eaten with ...

re: JML launches 'Inventor's Day'

Clare Turner
Further to your enquiry, JML says: ‘If you have an invention, email ben.thomas@jmlgroup.co.uk’Clare TurnerEditorwww.HousewaresLive.net...