Follow the trails at Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival

The Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival has put together four product trails to help retailers discover the products that are right for them.

Taking place from July 17-20 at Harrogate in North Yorkshire, the trade show features more than 150 new suppliers among the 850-plus exhibitors.

This year four categories – ‘New’, ‘Christmas’, ‘Eco’ and ‘Best of British’ – have been created to help retailers navigate the aisles and halls and uncover products relevant to them. Stickers and swing tags will highlight all the stands that have met the criteria for the trails.

‘New’ trail highlights can be found at Grace and Favour Home (Stand: DP4-44), Northumbrian Candleworks (Stand: DP3-21), Ruff and Tumble (Stand: DP3 -15) and ECP Design (Stand: DP1-41).

‘Christmas’ will feature seasonally-themed gifts from exhibitors including Artcuts Ltd (Stand: DP4-14), Waxcrayon Ltd (Stand: DP4-15A), Millefiori (Stand: Q23) and Jessica Hogarth Designs (Stand: DP5-55).

For those keen to buy green, TV presenter and eco champion Oliver Heath, has selected the ‘greenest’ products from eco-friendly exhibitors for the ‘Eco’ trail. Highlights include Nathalie Bond (Stand: DP4-4), Aura Que (Stand: G85), Best Years (Stand: DP3-36) and Picture Parlour (Stand: DP3-16).

Finally, in celebration of products made in Britain, David Nicholls, features director for ‘House & Garden’ magazine, has created the ‘Best of British’ trail. Exhibitors include Bronte by Moon (Stand M1), Stockwell Ceramics (Stand: G161), Carrie Elspeth Ltd (Stand: DP1-36), English Pewter Company (Stand: B27a) and Megan
Claire (Stand: DP5-64).

Organiser Clarion Events said: “Retailers attending the Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival can feel more inspired and indulged than ever, confident that they are ahead of the competition for the key second buying season.” Register now for your ticket at


English Pewter Company on stand B27a is part of the ‘Best of British’ trail

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