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New speaker joins BHETA housewares forum

BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) has added a new name to its line-up of speakers for its housewares networking forum on November 1, announced in May. Topping the bill will be Samm Swain, buying and merchandising director of Lakeland, who will present her views on the current market and …

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Lakeland, bira direct and GfK to speak at BHETA forum

BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) has revealed more details of its housewares networking forum on November 1, announced in May. Topping the bill will be Samm Swain, buying and merchandising director of Lakeland, who will present her views on the current market and latest consumer trends, and outline the …

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From Steamer Trading and Selfridges to Harrods and Habitat… don’t miss the latest issue of Housewares Magazine!

The September/October issue is packed with product news, retailer profiles, commentary and interviews with key industry personalities. In our Big Interview, we meet Steamer Trading Cookshop founder Ben Phillips, who shares an update on the specialist chain’s strategy. And we shine the spotlight on Harrods’ award-winning cookshop and the brand new …

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Lakeland buying director to headline BHETA forum

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has revealed plans to hold a members’ forum featuring Lakeland buying and merchandising director Samm Swain as guest speaker. BHETA said Samm will share the housewares chain’s ‘latest plans and strategic thinking in relation to the current market’.  She will also highlight opportunities …

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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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BHETA welcomes Vitality House and Tramontina

Housewares suppliers Vitality House and Tramonita have joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). Vitality House was founded in 2008. It started from a simple website and now owns its own offices and warehousing space, and has its own shop on Dorking High Street in Surrey. The company works …

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‘Phenomenal response’ to BHETA export push

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has announced that discounted grants to exhibit at the National Hardware Show in the US have sold out. BHETA had a limited number of exhibitor grants available from the Department for International Trade to support supplier members towards the cost of exhibiting at …

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BHETA welcomes housewares trio: Ist London UK, Captivate Brands and Scott UK

Three housewares suppliers have joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA): Ist London UK, Captivate Brands and Scott (UK). Ist London UK is based in Surrey and specialises in contemporary tableware, hand-made in Turkey using Limoges and Mont Blanc porcelain. Captivate Brands is a new UK supplier to the …

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BHETA sets date for next Credit Forum

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) will hold its next Credit Forum on March 15. These thrice-yearly events are growing in popularity, with the most recent – held last November – the best attended ever. Feedback included comments such as “great to share best practices; very informative” from Amefa …

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Spontex joins BHETA

Spontex is the latest housewares brand to join The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). Created in France in 1932, the name Spontex is an amalgamation of the words ‘sponge’ and ‘textile’. The brand began when it designed the world’s very first cellulose sponge. Now based in Worcester, Spontex bills …

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