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Steamer Trading Cookshop to headline BHETA housewares forum

Steamer Trading Cookshop owner and director Ben Phillips and chief executive officer Mark Saunders will take to the stage next month as headline speakers at a housewares forum organised by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association). The duo will outline the specialist chain’s ‘strategic direction and focus over the coming …

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BHETA to lobby minister on proposed new knife laws

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has canvassed opinion from its members involved in selling and marketing knives, following the Government’s recently announced proposed legislative changes in this area. BHETA has approached Home Secretary Amber Rudd for a meeting to discuss the possible implications for housewares suppliers and retailers. …

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BHETA to hold ‘Meet the Buyer’ event with Home Hardware

BHETA is to host a ‘Meet the Buyer’ day with Home Hardware on Tuesday October 27 at a hotel in or near Barnstaple in Devon. The event is being run in conjunction with GIMA (Garden Industry Manufacturer’s Association). Home Hardware is a dealer-owned wholesaler, which is the largest voluntary organisation …

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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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BHETA seeks views on proposed new knife laws

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is canvassing opinion from its members involved in selling and marketing knives. The move follows the Government’s recently announced proposed legislative changes in this area. Under new proposals, anyone who buys a knife online must collect it in person – either at a …

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BHETA heads to Baltic States

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has organised an export mission to Slovenia for October. The aim of the visit to the capital of Ljubljana on October 8 and October 9 is to help open up the Baltic States market to members of the trade body. According to BHETA, Slovenia …

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New Soda joins BHETA

Kitchenware supplier New Soda is the latest housewares company to join the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). The Anglo-American design firm is based in Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, with sales and customer service offices in the US state of New Jersey. New Soda is known as the originator of trademarked …

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BHETA advises on new data compliance rules

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is advising all its members about the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. BHETA said the new act, which replaces the Data Protection Act in May 2018, ‘has much greater scope and much tougher punishments’ for both companies and individuals at …

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BHETA creates new export committee

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has formed a new committee to drive initiatives in support of export opportunities. The export committee is chaired by Tony Grimshaw, director of What More UK. Other committee members are Geoff Gorst, business development director of Meyer Group; Jonathan Collier, managing director of …

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U-Group joins BHETA

Housewares catering supplier U-Group has joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). The 35 year old company distributes 165 brands including Samuel Groves, Oneida, Arcoroc, Rubbermaid and Steelite. It supplies more than 4,000 bar, catering and janitorial products, from its 150,000sq ft manufacturing and distribution facility in Birmingham. BHETA …

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