Housewares Magazine’s Spring Shows issue is out now!

The January/February 2017 issue of Housewares Magazine includes a preview of Spring Fair in Birmingham and the  Ambiente trade show in Germany, plus a review of last month’s Top Drawer exhibition in London.

Also featured are product features focused on Kitchen Knives & Accessories, Storageware, Healthy Living and Housewares As Gifts, as well as our regular What’s New? round-up.

Our Talking Shop section includes articles on south-west housewares chain Lawsons and The Mistley Kitchen Shop in Essex.

And our ‘Talking Trade’ section features insightful contributions from consultant Caroline Rowell, sales professional Ann Hunt, BHETA housewares sector director Will Jones, Giftware Association vice-chairman Jeremy Corner, Group SEB UK customer marketing manager David Osborne and ecommerce media company HookLogic.

In the same issue, two independent retailers – Broadway Cookshop in Worcestershire and Applecrumble and Kitsch in Hampshire– reveal their Best Sellers, and Butik Brands owner Andrew Geddes and independent sales agent Steven Rae explain why they have recently gone ‘on the road’ and ‘on the road’ respectively.

This 60-page bumper publication also includes an extensive preview of The Housewares Innovation Awards 2017, which will be celebrated on Monday (February 6) at The National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham in the company of The Hairy Bikers.

Plus, there’s a sneak peak at our stand at the Spring Fair, which is in Hall 9 (E90), opposite VIP Buyers lounge The Seasons Club. Bigger and better than ever, with a cooking demo area and dining area, it’s not to be missed!

Pop by and see us at the show. We look forward to meeting you!


Pictured on the front cover is Five Piece Burnished Brass Effect Knife Set with Storage Block from Kitchen Craft’s new MasterClass range of countertop items, tools and accessories

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