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Bira gives feedback on its Exclusively Housewares debut

Bira (British Independent Retailers Association) exhibited at London trade show Exclusively Housewares for the first time this year – and has declared the experience a success. The trade body said the event, which took place at the Business Design Centre in London on June 12 and June 13, provided ‘a …

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Bira reveals award winners

The British Independent Retailers Association announced the winners of its annual awards at a ceremony held at the Jurys Inn in Hinckley Island, Leicestershire on May 10. The annual awards celebrate the talent, hard work, innovation and achievements of bira members. Bira ceo Alan Hawkins said: “The talent in our …

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Exclusively Shows reveal seminar programme

Details have been revealed of a seminar programme planned for the upcoming co-located Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical shows. Owned and organised by Brooke House Exhibitions on behalf of BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association), the shows will run on June 12 and June 13 at the Business Design Centre …

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Exclusively Shows launch initiatives for retailers

Brooke House Exhibitions, the owner and organiser of co-located trade shows Exclusively Housewares & Exclusively Electrical, has announced more details of a joint initiative with the British Independent Retailers Association (bira). Bira will have a stand at Exclusively for the first time and several joint marketing activities will be introduced …

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BHETA members give feedback on proposed knife and corrosive substances legislation

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has canvassed its members’ opinions on the Government’s proposed legislative changes on the selling and marketing of knives and corrosive substances. The responses have now been submitted to bira (British Independent Retailers Association) and LACORS (Local Authorities Coordinators of Regulatory Services) in a …

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Entries open for the bira Awards

Independent retailers who are members of bira (British Independent Retailers Association) are invited to nominate their business, team or employee for the annual bira Awards by March 31. The award categories are: independent retail business of the year, independent retail employee of the year, independent team of the year, Charitable …

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Exclusively shows join forces with bira

Brooke House Exhibitions, the owner of co-located trade shows Exclusively Housewares & Exclusively Electrical, has announced a joint initiative for 2018 with the British Independent Retailers Association (bira). Bira will have a stand at the show for the first time and a raft of new joint marketing activities will be …

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Bira expands to membership to health stores

The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) has extended its membership to the National Association of Health Stores (NAHS). Founded in 1931, NAHS is run by its members and supported by patrons and associates. It provides specialist support and representation for independent health stores. Bira said: ‘With over 30 services available …

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BHETA triumphs in Tussle on the Turf contest

The winners of ‘Tussle on the Turf’ – an annual golf competition hosted by trade associations bira and BHETA – have been revealed. The event, billed as a ‘friendly but competitive networking, business and social occasion’, was held on July 19 at The Welcombe Golf Club in Stratford-upon-Avon. DIY, hardware …

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Sarah Golden departs bira

The board of directors of bira (British Independent Retailers Association) has announced that Sarah Golden will leave her role as marketing, membership and publishing director on May 12. Sarah has worked for the trade body since 2001. Bira ceo Alan Hawkins said: “We cannot thank Sarah enough for the passion, …

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