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Lesser and Pavey’s Poll on Fragrance in the Home

Lesser and Pavey conducted an online poll to find out what makes fragrance products so popular. The response was good during the two weeks of operation with the consumer and trade buyers participating. So why do people like to introduce different fragrances into their homes? It would seem from the …

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Rainy Day Trust Providing Support in Pandemic

With half of the UK’s adult population vaccinated now, you’d think that all would be well?  While some sectors are doing well, others are still struggling, and people within the successful ones still have their own problems to contend with which is where we come in. Health and wellbeing are …

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Lifetime Brands Europe Announce Window Display Competition

On the run-up to stores re-opening in England on 12th April, Lifetime Brands Europe are running a window display competition for independent retailers to further add to the excitement and anticipation of this long-awaited date. “We want to celebrate the best of the high street”, explains Lifetime Brands Europe Marketing …

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BHETA Members Meet with CBI and Bank of England

BHETA members attending The British Home Enhancement Trade Association’s webinar with Glynn Jones, Deputy Agent at the Bank of England and Richard Butler, Regional Director at the CBI heard ultimately positive forecasts from both speakers for 2021 and beyond.  There were however several caveats and pleas for action from Government …

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Squire’s Employee Given ‘Made a Difference’ Award

Each year Squire’s Garden Centres gives a ‘Made A Difference’ award to one of their employees who has gone over and above the call of duty. The award this year has gone to Stuart Sullivan, Garden Furniture Department Head at Squire’s in Badshot Lea. Martin Breddy, Managing Director at Squire’s, …

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RKW Hires Four New Members

Thanks to the ongoing substantial growth and increased focus on its flourishing housewares division, RKW Ltd has appointed four new members to aid its continued expansion. Over the last three years, RKW’s housewares brands have seen significant growth, and over the next twelve months, the firm sees it entering new …

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What More UK Announces Phase 2 of its Ambitious Investment Programme

What More UK has announced the next stage of its £20m investment programme. It’s excellent news for the regional and national economy coming days after the Chancellor announced his plan to boost the country’s GDP through business investment. What More has increased its production capacity with 8 brand new injection …

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Exclusively Sets out Roadmap to Live Show in August

Stands for the Exclusively Show, which returns to its popular live format at The Business Design Centre in late August are now 95% sold following a positive industry response from exhibitors and visitors in light of the new confirmed show date and renewed confidence following the Government’s ‘roadmap’ announcements. With …

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Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Mark Tritton To Keynote Connect SPRING Virtual Event

Mark J. Tritton, president & CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond, will speak with Marshal Cohen, chief industry advisor, Retail, at The NPD Group, in a Fireside Chat keynote session during Connect SPRING, the International Housewares Association announced today. Connect SPRING, an IHA virtual event, will be held March 16-26 …

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Denby Pottery to Host Instagram Live with Graham and Brown

In celebration of Denby’s new Impression collection on Thursday, 11 March at 6pm Denby are hosting an Instagram Live discussion on new Season Interior Trends between Nicola Wilson, Senior Design Manager at Denby and Abby Hesketh, of Graham & Brown, experts in wall decoration and the UK’s leading wallpaper manufacturer.

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