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Exclusively 2020 opens its digital doors

Today (Monday July 6) marks the opening of Exclusively Digital: the 2020 replacement for the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s Exclusively Show, which was cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Exclusively Digital is taking place throughout this week on the Exclusively website (www.exclusivelyshows.co.uk) and takes the form of a …

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SEAMA joins BHETA

The Small Electrical Appliance Marketing Association (SEAMA) has become part of the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA).  Its 14 members  – G25Ltd, Meyer, Igenix (Pik-a-Pak), RKW, MPL Home, Vita-Mix, Ultimate Products, HoMedics, Magimix, Spectrum brands, Morphy, Group SEB, Conair, Delonghi (Kenwood) – become individual members of BHETA where they …

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Scarlet Opus sets the trends at Exclusively Digital

Trend Board Soul Searching

Scarlet Opus’s trend forecasts have become a popular attraction of Exclusively over the past few years; and this will be no different at Exclusively Digital.  Online versions of the trend tours and the seminars will be big features of the Exclusively website from 6 July, including a buyer’s guide for …

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Intu enters administration

On Friday, Intu Properties went into administration after failing to reach an agreement with its lenders. Intu owns a number of major shopping centres in the UK including intu Trafford Centre, intu Lakeside, intu Merry Hill and intu MetroCentre, in addition to a shopping centre and development site in Spain. …

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Pippa Wicks appointed executive director at John Lewis

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Pippa Wicks as executive director for John Lewis. Pippa joins from the Co-op Group where she was deputy chief executive and will start her new role in August. Ms Wicks will be responsible for trading, merchandising, marketing and developing propositions and services for John …

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Footfall soars over first week of retail trading

The latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that the first week of non-essential retail reopening in England delivered the most fundamental change in footfall in UK retail destinations since the start of the lock down, with a significant rise from the week before on every day of the week. …

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John Lewis opens nine more stores

John Lewis plans to open nine more shops on 25 June following the successful reopening of an initial 13 shops this week. The stores which will reopen their doors to customers on 25 June are; Cribbs Causeway, Leeds, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Peter Jones, Southampton, Tunbridge Wells and York. Bérangère Michel, …

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