IKEA today announced an 11.3% rise in annual sales to £1.57 billion in the UK for the financial year ending August 31.
Philip and Kate Wyatt of Ilminster Home Hardware in Somerset are the winners of Home Hardware’s Retailer of the Year award.
STV sponsored the Clay Pigeon Shoot Challenge at Home Hardware’s Convention on Saturday November 14.
itchen Craft has cause for celebration after winning the Supplier of the Year Award at Home Hardware’s Convention on Saturday November 14.
Italian appliance brand Smeg has given its FAB28 fridge two special edition makeovers.
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.
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.
Beer brand GUINNESS has partnered with Irish home and giftware company Newbridge Silverware to develop an exclusive collection of housewares, jewellery and decorative items.
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).
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.
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 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.
Traditional fine bone china manufacturer Hudsons of England opened its new Factory Experience and Visitors Centre at Longton in Stoke-on-Trent last month.
Housewares supplier Charles Viancin has added sales agent Fiona Wyatt to its sales team.
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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