Tag Archives: Lakeland

Lakeland celebrates 40 years in the heart of Chester

Lakeland will commemorate the 40th anniversary of its store in the Cheshire city of Chester during the upcoming late May Bank Holiday. The housewares chain is inviting customers to mark the milestone in-store, along with colleagues old and new, over the Spring Bank Holiday (from Friday May 24 through to …

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What’s new at Lakeland?

Housewares chain Lakeland has released details of some of the new products hitting its shelves this Spring. In a newsletter headlined ‘New Arrivals’ emailed to customers on Tuesday (March 19), the retailer said: “Our buyers have searched high and low for products that will make cooking so much easier – …

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Lakeland reveals its top 10 bestselling problem solvers

Lakeland has listed its top 10 bestselling ‘problem solvers for your kitchen and home’ 1.Magic Oven Liner standard 50 x 50cm (£10.79) Approved by the Good Housekeeping Institute, this dishwasher-safe heavy-duty liner lasts for up to five years. Lakeland said: “We’ve sold our heavy-duty PTFE-coated liner since 2001, and our …

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Mary Portas reveals ‘What Britain Bought in 2018’

Mary Portas looked back at some of last year’s biggest shopping hits and surprises in the Channel 4 documentary ‘What Britain Bought in 2018’, which aired on January 2. In the show, the retail consultant presented a study of the stand-out products and trends over the last 12 months. Veganism …

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Housewares retailers share their Spring Fair insights

Billed as the number one sourcing destination for the UK’s home & gift industry, Spring Fair takes place from February 3 to February 7 at the NEC in Birmingham. The 2019 event is expected to attract 56,000 retail professionals, who will view the wares of 2,500 exhibitors spread across 15 …

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New Year message from Lakeland ceo

In an email message sent to customers on January 1 entitled ‘Happy New Year’, Lakeland ceo Catherine Nunn reflected on trading at the housewares retailer in 2018 and revealed some of its plans for 2019. She wrote: “I hope you’ve had a lovely Christmas. It’s been a really good break …

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Lakeland smashes Guinness World Record attempt

Housewares chain Lakeland is ‘over the moon’ after triumphing in a Guinness World Record attempt held at its flagship store in Windermere on November 9 and November 10. Three staff members – Stella Wilson, Zoey Haliwell and Jane Nicholson – baked continuously for 30 consecutive hours each, from 11am on …

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Lakeland lists its top 10 sellers

Lakeland has today (Thursday November 29) revealed details of the top 10 products that its customers are ‘buying right now’. The housewares chain said: ‘These top 10 favourites are selling like hot cakes! Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or preparing your home for seasonal festivities, we’ve got it covered.’ …

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Standing room only at BHETA housewares forum

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) welcomed a full house to its housewares networking forum on November 1. The audience heard presentations from Lakeland buying and merchandising director Samm Swain, UK retail lead at market research and data provider GfK Kelly Whitwick, bira (British Independent Retailers Association) commercial director …

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Lakeland director moves on

Lakeland director Tony Preedy has left housewares retailer Lakeland to take on the role of chief commercial officer of e-commerce marketplace business Fruugo. Tony has over 25 years of home shopping and e-commerce marketing experience. For the past 10 years, he has held the post of director of marketing and …

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