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Lobster Homeware to star in worldwide TV series

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.

03-Dec-2016

Everything you always wanted to know about Christmas trading but were afraid to ask

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has released a list of ‘Festive FAQs’ full of stats, facts and predictions for the Christmas trading period.

03-Dec-2016

Tesco launches biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection

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.

03-Dec-2016

First look at new Sky 1 foodie drama ‘’Delicious’

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.

01-Dec-2016

Steven Rae starts up own sales agency

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.

01-Dec-2016

K is for Kitchen wins Charles Viancin Retailer of the Month Award

K is for Kitchen has been crowned Retailer of the Month for October by Charles Viancin.

01-Dec-2016

15,000 seasonal staff join Tesco to help customers this Christmas

Tesco customers will be given a helping hand with their Christmas shopping this year by over 15,000 additional festive staff.

01-Dec-2016

Average Brit will spend £646 overall on Christmas this year

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.

01-Dec-2016

Retailers support Poppy Appeal

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.

30-Nov-2016

Consumers in a 'gloomy mood' as Confidence Index drops five points

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.

30-Nov-2016

Fifth consecutive year of sales growth for IKEA UK

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.

30-Nov-2016

Tesco plans national mince pie drop

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.

30-Nov-2016

Booze, turkey and pumpkin pie perform well at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were up by 1.3% at Waitrose last week (to November 26) compared with last year.

30-Nov-2016

John Lewis reports record sales in Black Friday week

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.

30-Nov-2016

Addis divulges mystery sales trend

As Christmas approaches and families prepare their homes for the arrival of guests, Addis Housewares has revealed the nation’s unexpected festive necessity.

30-Nov-2016

Brutons Home Hardware wins Home Hardware’s Christmas window contest

Brutons Home Hardware has won this year’s Christmas Window Dressing Competition, organised by Home Hardware Southwest.

29-Nov-2016

Selfridges unveils own-brand housewares collection

Selfridges has launched a new own-brand collection of housewares made in Britain and designed by independent manufacturers.

29-Nov-2016

Currys PC World reports rise in click & collect for Black Friday 2016

Currys PC World saw a rise in shoppers opting for click & collect on Black Friday (November 25).

29-Nov-2016
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STELLAR’S NEW CHROME GADGETS

GUTSY GADGETS WITH A REFLECTIVE QUALITY – STELLAR’S CHROME GADGETS 10-Nov-2016

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
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Sponsored: The REDMOND SkyKettle M170S -E

By Malcolm Harradine, Kitchenware Expert and Product Tester.

10-Nov-2016
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