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eCommerce Awards win for Harts of Stur

Harts of Stur has won the prestigious Best B2B/B2C Marketing or Advertising Campaign at the recent eCommerce Awards 2021. Now in their thirteenth year, the eCommerce Awards has consistently broken new ground in highlighting the very best that the eCommerce sector has to offer. The last year has been like …

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Pressures on costs filter into price rises, says new report

Pressures on retailers’ costs are filtering into price rises for shoppers, according to a new report by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), published via the BRC-NielsenIQ Shop Price Index for September 2021. Shop Price annual deflation eased to 0.5% in September compared to August’s decrease of 0.8%. This is a …

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Keter continues its sustainability drive with latest community initiative

Keter – one of the world’s leading manufacturers of home and garden products – recently launched its ‘Community Connection’ initiative, reinforcing its commitment to its ongoing sustainability drive. On Friday 17 September, Keter hosted a series of litter picking events in Banbury and Cornwall. Sixty five employees at its sites, …

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The Art of Joyful Gifting by Denby

We are all being drawn to more sustainable gifts preferring to gift something which is not only beautiful and useful but will also stand the test of time. There are so many reasons to gift – whether it’s to say ‘happy birthday’, ‘congratulations’ or simply a thank you for being …

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Bryan Clover of Rainy Day Trust to hike 84 miles in 48 hours non-stop for charity

In a little over two weeks, I will be starting a non-stop 84-mile hike from western Bath to Reading which should take a bit under 48 hours. After Evie’s death and during lockdown, walking alone became a sanctuary of peace, calming the noises in my head. It gave me space …

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Wham back in business at Exclusively Housewares Show

The What More UK team headed to their first show in over 18 months at the Exclusively Housewares Show in London. Following a 10-week delay to the original event date, the UK’s premier showcase of housewares, tableware and small domestic appliances returned at the Business Design Centre (BDC) on the …

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Squire’s Garden Centres announce Charities of the Year

Squire’s Garden Centres has announced their ‘Charities of the Year’ for 2021-2022. The charities include Challengers, LinkAble, JAC, Shooting Star, White Lodge, Royal Surrey Charity and many others. Team members at each of Squire’s sixteen garden centres chose the local charity that they wanted to support, and they will be …

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What More team raise over £11k in Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Congratulations to the 20 strong Team Wham from What More UK, the housewares manufacturer, who completed the tough Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for charity last weekend. The team are colleagues from various departments right across the organisation, from toolmaking, warehouse, picking, sales – including Operations Director Garry Ireland. The challenge …

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Grunwerg unveil their Autumn Collection of kitchen knives

Grunwerg were joined at the saintly sublime Le Gavroche, Michel Roux Jr’s two Michelin starred restaurant, by over 20 guests which included retailers Fenwick, Trevor Mottram, Potters of Hockley, Morley Stores and Harts of Stur for the unveiling of their Autumn Collection on Monday 23rd August. The company introduced the …

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