The July/August issue of Housewares Magazine is packed with product news and industry personalities. Read all about it here!
Our Show News section shines the spotlight on The Housewares Show and the Autumn Fair.
Our Hot Products section reports on colour in the home with a commentary from Denby design director Richard Eaton. We also check out what’s new in eco-friendly products, hydration products, bakeware and tools & gadgets.
Our Comment section catches up with Michael J Simmonds, the new owner of Delfinware; Caroline Holford, the recently-appointed account director of ESA Sales; and Geoff Hounslea, who has moved from a full-time role at JWP/Meyer to becoming a self-employed marketing executive for the housewares industry (while remaining committed to his previous employer as a part-time non-executive director).
And in our Talking Trade section, Green Pioneer sales director Charity Nichols shares her website story, industry commentator Michael Weedon of exp2 discusses online versus online trading and Will Jones, chief operating officer of trade association BHETA, reveals which housewares categories are making tills ring this summer.
PLUS: we talk to independent retailers David and Ione Crossley, the new owners of Salamander cookshop in Wimborne; and Ella Clarke, the co-director of independent tableware specialist Louis Potts in Lewes, which is celebrating 50 years of trading. We also take a whistle-stop tour of the world’s top housewares shops, as voted by the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) programme.
FINALLY: our ever-popular Best Sellers section lists the current top 12 performing products at Brambles Cookshop in Audlem and Luxe Cookshop in Northampton.
RETAILERS AND SUPPLIERS: if you have news or views that you would like considered for inclusion in the next issue, email Editor Clare Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pictured on the front cover of the July/August issue of Housewares Magazine is Cosmopolis: a new modern retro look breakfast set range from Beko, inspired by the vintage styles of the 1950 and 1960s