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Two weeks left to enter The Housewares Innovation Awards 2018!

There is still time for you to enter The Housewares Innovation Awards 2018. The deadline for entries to be submitted is Monday October 23, so now is the time to take action! We are also accepting nominations across all our award categories. So if you know of a truly innovative …

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New cookshop opens in Dublin

A new cookshop opens its doors in the heart of Dublin’s Blackrock Village today (Tuesday October 10). At 2b Main Street, The Triggerfish Cookshop is dedicated to cookware, kitchenware and tableware. Owner Bob Toal said: “Our focus is on quality, function and design. There will be a revolving range of …

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Introducing the nation’s ‘patchwork’ eating trend

New research has revealed that there’s no such a thing as ‘one meal fits all’ at the British family dinner table. Fussy eaters, varying tastes and clashing schedules means families have to prepare and cook multiple meals every day, according to new findings from Sainsbury’s. The supermarket chain said this …

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ITV unwraps new consumer series: ‘How To Spend It Well At Christmas’

ITV has announced details of a new three-part factual consumer series called ‘How To Spend It Well At Christmas,’ presented by Phillip Schofield. The show aims to be ‘the ultimate consumer guide to Christmas spending by helping viewers navigate through their festive shopping dilemmas, them, make seasonal savings, and get …

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Selfridges launches Blondies Kitchen bar

Following a successful pop up at Selfridges in May, baking duo ‘Blondies Kitchen’ have returned to the London department store to launch their first permanent milk and cookie bar in its Foodhall. The concession, which launched on September 14, serves six cookie flavours and three types of milk, plus new …

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Dulux announces 2018 Colour of the Year

Paint brand Dulux Heart Wood has unveiled Heart Wood as its Colour of the Year for 2018. Sitting between a smoky taupe and dusky mauve, Heart Wood is described as a ‘warm neutral, with a hint of heath’. Dulux explained: ‘We’ve identified a global need for homes to feel even …

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Poundland pledges to accept old style pound coins after deadline

As the deadline looms for Brits to empty their pockets and homes of round £1 coins, Poundland has today (Monday October 9) claimed that it will be the first retailer in the country to accept the old style coins after they are taken out of circulation. The new 12-sided £1 …

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Tesco completes epic Land’s End to John O’Groats charity walk

Thousands of Tesco staff have walked in relay from Land’s End to John O’Groats for charity. The month-long event was held to raise funds for Tesco’s national charity partnership with Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation. More than 4,000 staff from stores, offices and distribution centres across the UK …

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A New York Bodega comes to Selfridges

An American rapper, producer, director, actor and model called A$AP Rocky has partnered with Selfridges to create a temporary retail space in its flagship London branch. Open for just 10 days, from last Monday (October 2) to Wednesday (October 11), the AWGE Bodega (named after the international AWGE creative collective …

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James Corden teams up with Keurig to ‘brew the love’ across America

James Corden is fronting a campaign in the US for coffee maker brand Keurig. The English actor , who hosts late-night US television talk show ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ is challenging to coffee drinkers across America to ‘Brew the Love’ by ‘ditching their drip’ for a Keurig …

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