MBO deal struck at Robert Dyas

Following intense speculation in the national press about the future of high street hardware chain Robert Dyas, it seems a buyout deal has been struck to save the ailing retailer.

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The publishers of the new website have corrected a number of inaccuracies in a story about the site that appeared on last month – in particular the statement that it will sell at discount prices.

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Housewares Conference highlights recession-led opportunities

Home-cooked meals, baking, slow cooking, food on the go, entertaining at home...all big trends sparked by recession – and all trends that the housewares industry can benefit from, delegates to yesterday’s Housewares Conference learned.

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Date is set for charity clay shoot

Thursday June 4 is an important date for the diary, not to be missed - an opportunity to spend a day at the UK’s premier clay shooting school along with some of the UK’s top home enhancement retailers and suppliers.

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Bentalls scoops Global Innovator Award

Bentalls is one of five retailers to be named as Global Honorees in this year’s Global Innovator Awards, sponsored by Chicago's International Home + Housewares Show and the International Housewares Association.

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Eggs seem like a cracking good idea in recession

Sales of egg cups, egg poachers and omelette pans could be on the up this year, as eggs are predicted to be the only food market that will see double-digit growth in 2009.

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