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Exclusively Digital to launch on 6 July 2020

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA), which owns the Exclusively Show, is to launch the week-long Exclusively Digital on 6th July as a replacement for 2020’s live show.  All exhibitors who had booked into Exclusively 2020, which was cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic have been invited to take …

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Groupe SEB UK is ranked as a 2020 Great Place to Work

Market leaders in cookware, air fryers and steam generators Groupe SEB UK have been lauded a Great Place To Work award joining a select 162 UK companies as the only small household appliance brand to win the accolade. With a portfolio of household brands, including Thermo-Spot creators Tefal and coffee …

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BHETA launches packaging campaign

 The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has launched a campaign to support supplier members on all issues arising from forthcoming legislation on packaging.  Its opening move was to lobby Government on an extension to the consultation period on the proposed Plastic Packaging Tax in the light of the current …

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Demand for bakeware shows strong growth for What More UK

What More UK, the Altham based housewares manufacturer, has experienced strong growth in demand for its home bakeware products. Since lockdown was imposed in the UK on 23 March, the country has had to find new ways to keep busy. This has led to an increased interest in home cooking …

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IFA 2020: Set for an innovative concept designed for unprecedented times

IFA Berlin is set to go ahead in 2020, but with an innovative new concept, following the decision by the Berlin government to ban all events with more than 5,000 participants until 24 October 2020. As a result, IFA Berlin, the world’s most significant trade show for consumer electronics and …

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BHETA launches member support webinar programme

Following considerable uptake of its online member support services during the Covid-19 pandemic, BHETA is launching a series of webinars on a range of issues arising from the crisis. The first event is with solicitors’ firm, Howes Percival LLP and takes place on Thursday 30th April 2020 at 10:30am.  Three …

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What More UK celebrates 20 Years of partnership with The Range Retail stores

What More UK is this year celebrating a milestone 20 years of partnership with The Range Retail. The company going from strength to strength and part of that success is down to great partnerships with retailers such as The Range, according to What More. National sales manager Laurent Decarpentry said: “One …

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The Giftware Association calls on the industry to donate gifts

The Giftware Association (GA), is calling on its members and gift companies across the UK to join together to #GiftThemThanks, an initiative aimed at giving back to key workers. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the GA is looking to spread some kindness by celebrating the hard work and dedication of all …

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The Rainy Day Trust joins the 2.6 Challenge 

The Rainy Day Trust has joined The 2.6 Challenge that has been set up to replace the London Marathon on 26 April as a fundraiser.  Each year the London Marathon raises about £65 million for small and medium-sized charities. With the cancellation of this iconic event, the organisers have pulled together the …

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Fourteen companies honoured by IHA

Fourteen housewares suppliers ranging from well-established brands to first-time exhibitors have been honoured as Global Honorees of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) for product design. The Global Honorees in each of 14 categories, including a new Sustainability category, were announced during a live-streamed presentation. The winners were set to …

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