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Dexam looks to create a brighter future with Star collection for Christmas

Dexam has partnered with a local charity for the launch of their Star collection this Christmas. The collection consists of table top textiles, kitchen textiles and kitchen accessories. For every item sold in the collection, Dexam will donate to Stonepillow, a charity who respond to the challenges facing people experiencing …

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IHA elects three housewares executives to board of directors

The International Housewares Association has elected three new directors to the board of directors who will serve three-year terms from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2025. IHA also elected three board officers who will serve one-year terms from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023. The three new directors …

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BLE shares show highlights

Please note: new show opening hours – 12-6pm Tuesday, 8am-6pm Wednesday, 9am-4pm Thursday “BLE is packed with content this year, so here’s my list of ‘22 things to see and do for BLE 22’, which includes everything from our Fashion Theme to our Sustainability & DEI day on Thursday, 220+ …

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Mason Cash launches ‘Mason Cash & Me’ campaign

British heritage brand, Mason Cash, has launched its Mason Cash & Me campaign, which aims to inspire a new generation of bakers through nostalgic narratives, while showcasing the wonderful world of baking. Mason Cash has been at the heart of kitchens for decades, with its iconic Cane Mixing Bowl a …

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Thames Path Ultra Challenge raises thousands

Rainy Day Trust CEO, Bryan Clover successfully completed a gruelling 100km non-stop hike last weekend to raise much-needed funds to help the charity continue to offer vital support to people within the home improvement, housewares and garden sector amid soaring energy bills. On Saturday, 10th September, Bryan Clover set out …

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Hyve Group launches Source Home & Gift

Hyve Group, the organiser of the UK’s leading retail trade events for the Home, Gift and Fashion sector, has today announced the launch of a new responsible sourcing show, Source Home & Gift to be co-located with Spring Fair and Autumn Fair. Source Home & Gift creates a new vision …

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Wilsons rebrand represents wholesaler’s dedication and trust

2022 marks the 30th anniversary of wholesaler Wilsons, and there is no better time to revitalise the brand’s image and bring everything up to date with a refreshed look. The business has come a long way from operating from kitchen table, garage, and office block in North London way back …

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BHETA recruits Sofia to its member services team

BHETA has appointed Sofia Sanchez to its members services team.  As member services co-ordinator, Sofia will be focussing on member relationships in terms of answering queries and providing information updates.  She will also be responsible for marketing and networking opportunities for export and as well as with UK retailers throughout …

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ProCook volunteers join Life’s a Beach Charity for Beach Clean

Employees from UK kitchenware brand ProCook joined Life’s a Beach charity and Printwaste to clean up waste from the beach at popular seaside destination Weston-Super-Mare following a long and sunny summer of activity. From vehicle parts to teddy bears and everything in between, the team of 22 ProCook volunteers and …

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BHETA highlights EPR challenge as supplier costs could rise tenfold

In September, BHETA is hosting two webinars on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) (packaging sustainability) to keep BHETA members informed of the likely impact of the new packaging legislation. EPR is set to be launched in the UK in 2024 and will have a significant impact on all supplier companies. EPR …

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