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Autumn Fair over 75% booked

The countdown is on for the UK’s leading marketplace for wholesale Home, Gift, Fashion, and Sourcing, Autumn Fair which takes place on the 4-7th September at NEC Birmingham, with the show almost fully booked and a host of industry leading bellwethers set to showcase their latest collections. Timed to get …

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Grunwerg unveils new management team

Grunwerg has made several new director appointments in order to fuel the company’s plans for ambitious growth. The new look management team was formed on the 29 April, and brings to an end the leadership of Charles and David Grunwerg, who stepped down in 2018 and 2022 respectively. Benjamin Grunwerg …

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Retailers – last chance to enter Housewares Awards!

Time is almost up – supplier entries are now CLOSED, but retailers have until THIS FRIDAY to submit their entries for the Housewares Awards 2022! Entries are completely FREE of charge, and with categories for both retailers and brands, this is the year to showcase your company and be recognised …

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Lifetime Brands Europe opens Euro Hub

A brand new Euro Hub in the Netherlands is set to transform the Lifetime Brands Europe service mode, according to the company. “We are continually committed to working with and for our partners. Whether that’s inspiration, trend driven brands, product choice or serviceability, our aim is to provide a full …

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Lifetime Brands Europe announces director appointments

Lifetime Brands Europe’s board recently announced new director appointments, promoting key members of the executive team to support the delivery of the company’s ambitious growth plans. Following their contributions heading up the business’ UK and EMEA sales channels, David Titterington has been promoted to the position of UK Sales Director, …

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Support Bryan at the Rainy Day Trust!

Bryan Clover, CEO at Rainy Day Trust, is undertaking the gruelling Thames Path Ultra Challenge on Saturday 10 September to raise money for the charity. The challenge involved hiking along the River Thames, from Putney Bridge to Henley-on-Thames – a total of 60 miles non-stop in 24 hours. Bryan commented: …

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Tradestock announces distribution agreement with Pebbly

Tradestock are delighted to announce that they have taken on the UK and Eire distribution for Pebbly brand. Pebbly is a French brand, created by Amy and Nicolas Roque, a couple of entrepreneurs passionate about nature, surfing and concerned about protecting the oceans. In 2015, they launched Pebbly, enabling them …

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Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards 2022: The Winners

The winners of The B&LLAs 2022 industry awards were announced yesterday at a wonderful awards event, held at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London. Hosted by Ed Gamble, the brand licensing community’s annual get-together was attended by 400 retailers, licensees and brand owners who shared in the joy as …

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ProCook awarded UK’s Best Workplaces™ recognition

ProCook has been ranked among the UK’s Best Workplaces™ (2022) by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture. The accolade was awarded following the results of an in-depth employee survey shared with the brand’s 700 strong UK workforce that measured employee satisfaction and workplace culture. ProCook is …

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Home Hardwares to sponsor the Housewares Awards 2022

Datateam Business Media, organiser of the Housewares Awards, is delighted to announce that Home Hardwares, the largest dealer-owned buying organisation in the UK for independent hardware retailers, has signed up as a category sponsor for the Housewares Awards 2022. Home Hardwares’ extensive wholesale distribution services include over 19,000 products from …

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