A “brilliant idea” from Giftware Association (GA) chief executive Sarah Ward has resulted in GA member Lobster Homeware being featured in a television series that will be shown around the world.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has released a list of ‘Festive FAQs’ full of stats, facts and predictions for the Christmas trading period.
Today (Saturday December 3) is the last chance to donate to Tesco's its biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection, which has been running since Thursday.
Sky 1 has released the first images of Dawn French, Emilia Fox, Iain Glen and Sheila Hancock in ‘Delicious’, a new four-part drama for Sky 1.
Steven Rae will be leaving Dexam International shortly to start up his own sales agency, calling on customers in Scotland and the North of England.
K is for Kitchen has been crowned Retailer of the Month for October by Charles Viancin.
Tesco customers will be given a helping hand with their Christmas shopping this year by over 15,000 additional festive staff.
A new report shows the average Brit will spend almost half (44%) of their monthly salary on Christmas, while one in fifteen (6%) spend in excess of a month’s salary.
More than 100 retailers across the UK took part in a window display contest earlier this month, run by housewares supplier Charles Viancin, in support of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.
GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has decreased by five points this month to -8, amid growing fears about the economy in the coming 12 months.
IKEA posted total sales of £1.72 billion in the UK for the financial year ending August 31 - the fifth consecutive year of sales growth and an increase of 8.9% on the previous year.
To help customers get into the festive spirit, Tesco is delivering thousands of mince pies, free, to people’s front doors over the next few weeks.
Total sales excluding fuel were up by 1.3% at Waitrose last week (to November 26) compared with last year.
Last week (to November 26) was the biggest ever in John Lewis' trading history history, and included its biggest ever day on Friday November 25.
As Christmas approaches and families prepare their homes for the arrival of guests, Addis Housewares has revealed the nation’s unexpected festive necessity.
Brutons Home Hardware has won this year’s Christmas Window Dressing Competition, organised by Home Hardware Southwest.
Selfridges has launched a new own-brand collection of housewares made in Britain and designed by independent manufacturers.
Currys PC World saw a rise in shoppers opting for click & collect on Black Friday (November 25).
By Malcolm Harradine, Kitchenware Expert and Product Tester.
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