Tag Archives: BHETA

BHETA updates members on CMA response to freight prices

Early responses received from the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s lobbying campaign to secure CMA intervention in the freight costs crisis suggest that it is now actively looking at the issue. Feedback received via the Ministers and MPs approached so far outline …

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BHETA webinar to update suppliers on plastic packaging tax implications

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is hosting a webinar for all UK housewares, DIY, garden and small electricals suppliers on the implications and preparations required ahead of the forthcoming plastic packaging tax legislation which comes into force in April 2022. Key speakers, Paul van Danzig and Alyce Morris …

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BHETA repeats digital sales and marketing training course due to member demand

BHETA is repeating its popular series of webinars advising members on how to maximise sales via digital channels. The content ranges from setting up in ecommerce, to creating a commercially sound digital strategy to email marketing, search engine optimisation, Pay Per Click campaigns and driving sales with social media. The …

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BHETA recuits Rajni Kaur to its member services team

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has appointed Rajni Kaur as part of its members services team. Rajni will be focussing on member relationships and recruitment, alongside a similar role reference the Exclusively housewares, small domestic electricals and gift exhibition which is owned by BHETA. Rajni will be based …

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Exclusively Offer Live ‘Launchpad’ for Smaller Suppliers

The 2021 Exclusively Show is to feature a live ‘Launchpad’ initiative showcasing products from suppliers in the housewares, small electricals and gift industries, including start-ups.  The concept was trialled successfully at Exclusively Digital in 2020; but has never run as a live element of the show.  Exclusively has a proven …

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BHETA Hosts Packaging Insights from Tesco

Paul Earnshaw, Tesco PLC’s senior packaging manager delivered an enlightening presentation to BHETA members covering not only the retailer’s own approach to sustainable packaging, but the thinking behind it.  He also invited attendees to consult with him on the latest scientific conclusions in relation to plastics, paper, cardboard, glass, metal, …

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BHETA Members Meet with CBI and Bank of England

BHETA members attending The British Home Enhancement Trade Association’s webinar with Glynn Jones, Deputy Agent at the Bank of England and Richard Butler, Regional Director at the CBI heard ultimately positive forecasts from both speakers for 2021 and beyond.  There were however several caveats and pleas for action from Government …

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BHETA to Hold a Second ‘Meet the Buyer’ Event with Homebase

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is to hold a second virtual ‘Meet The Buyer’ event with Homebase on 25th March.  This follows the success of the first such event at the end of January when the focus was on building products, flooring, tiling, fixings, and tools.  This second …

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Three More Housewares Brands Join BHETA

Katie Alice, Decor, and Contigo are the latest housewares brands to have joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). The Katie Alice brand is known for vintage, especially florals, something which enabled the creation of over ten successful ranges of tableware for Creative Tops.  Along with Waitrose, the Katie …

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Dave Elliott of Homebase to Speak at BHETA Webinar

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is to hold another of its popular webinars, this time featuring Dave Elliott, Homebase Commercial and Marketing Director.  The event takes place on 17th March at 11am and follows on from a successful BHETA Meet The Buyer event with Homebase at the end …

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