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Top Drawer joins forces with JUST A CARD to support independents

Trade show Top Drawer and the Greeting Card Association are collaborating with JUST A CARD: an initiative encouraging consumers to support artisans, small businesses and independent shops and galleries. JUST A CARD was founded by artist and designer Sarah Hamilton, who was inspired to take action when she heard the …

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Bunnings Warehouse opens in Chichester

Bunnings Warehouse officially opened its doors in the West Sussex city of Chichester yesterday (Thursday January 4), creating over 20 full and part time jobs. The 80,000sq ft store, which is on the site of the former Homebase in Discovery Park, stocks more than 30,000 home improvement and garden products …

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What More UK launches new range of Flash household cleaning tools

What More UK launches a new range of Flash household cleaning tools into the UK and Ireland this month. Flash, a UK brand leader in surface care, said it is excited to be expanding its offer with this new collection, which complements its existing range of cleaning liquids, sprays, wipes …

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Have you got your ticket yet?

The housewares industry is counting down the days to one of the hottest events in the trade calendar: the big reveal of The Housewares Innovation Awards 2018 winners. The names will be announced during a glittering ceremony taking place at The National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on the evening of …

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On your marks, get set… apply!

Love Productions, the company behind ‘The Great British Bake Off’, is looking for a fresh batch of amateur bakers to take part in the ninth series of the hit Channel 4 show. Applications close on Sunday (January 7) for candidates to compete for the 2018 Bake Off crown. Over the …

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Waitrose claims UK supermarket first by introducing age limit on high caffeine energy drink sales

Waitrose has today (Thursday January 4) claimed a UK supermarket first by announcing that it will introduce a minimum age limit on sales of high caffeine energy drinks. From March 5, customers who buy caffeinated energy drinks containing more than 150 mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to …

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Top Drawer reveals Spring/Summer 2018 trends

Organiser Clarion Events has revealed some of the trends which will be showcased at next week’s London trade show Top Drawer. The Spring/Summer 2018 edition of the exhibition will be held from Sunday January 14 to Tuesday January 16 at Olympia. Some 1,500 UK and international brands will be exhibiting …

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Selfridges, Trouva, Farrow & Ball, Facebook and Vogue Living to speak at Top Drawer

Organiser Clarion Events has revealed details of the speaker line-up for next week’s London trade show Top Drawer. The Spring/Summer 2018 edition of the exhibition, which will be held from Sunday January 14 to Tuesday January 16 at Olympia, will feature 1,500 brands across four sectors: home, gift, craft and …

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Get set for Table

Table is the name of a new show for the hospitality trade, which will make its debut alongside Top Drawer Spring/Summer 2018. The co-located events will take place at Olympia in London from Sunday January 14 to Tuesday January 16. Table will be held in the Pillar Hall of Olympia. …

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Bunnings Warehouse moves into Greater Manchester

Home improvement and garden retailer Bunnings Warehouse officially opened its doors in the Greater Manchester town of Rochdale today (Wednesday January 3), creating 89 new full- and part-time jobs. The new store at Sandbrook Park on Edinburgh Way is the biggest Bunnings Warehouse yet, at 110,000sq ft. Offering customers more …

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