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BHETA launches member support webinar programme

Following considerable uptake of its online member support services during the Covid-19 pandemic, BHETA is launching a series of webinars on a range of issues arising from the crisis. The first event is with solicitors’ firm, Howes Percival LLP and takes place on Thursday 30th April 2020 at 10:30am.  Three …

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Forecast growth in housewares down 14.4%

According to The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s latest weekly Covid-19 financial update for members, forecast growth in housewares and small domestic electricals expenditure for 2020 has now dropped to minus 14.4% – from £13.6 bn to £11.7 bn compared to 2019.  While the overall electricals sector (which includes …

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BHETA publishes latest quarterly report

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has published a quarterly economic report pulling together multiple sources of data on the home improvement, DIY, housewares, garden and small domestic appliances sectors; and including original research drawn from its membership. The first issue was published in March and is available free …

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Exclusively Show postponed to 2021 and replaced by Exclusively Digital 2020

In view of the rapidly escalating effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the board of BHETA – which organises and operates the annual Exclusively Show at the Business Design Centre in June – has postponed the 2020 event until June 15 and June 16 2021. In the interim, the Exclusively Show …

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BHETA postpones National Home Improvement Month

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has postponed its annual DIY and garden industry consumer promotion National Home Improvement Month until later in the year in the light of the Covid-19 crisis. BHETA chief operating officer Will Jones said: “While BHETA is pleased to see the Government acknowledge home …

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BHETA postpones Housewares Forum with Leekes

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) is postponing its Housewares Forum with retailer Leekes, which was due to be held on Wednesday (March 25) – and is moving its quarterly Credit Forum on March 24 online. BHETA chief operating officer Will Jones said: “We will …

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BHETA taskforce meets Metropolitan Police

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s responsible knife retailing steering group has met with the Metropolitan Police Business Care Hub. The round table forum, which took place on March 4, discussed forthcoming Offensive Weapons Act (OWA) legislation – which is expected in the summer – and proactive police and …

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Wayfair headlines BHETA forum

The latest retailer networking forum organised by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) offered a glimpse into Wayfair’s category expansion in the UK, with a big focus on sustainability in both housewares and DIY – in terms of buying trends, product development and packaging. At the event, which took place …

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Date set for next BHETA credit forum

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) will hold its next Credit Forum on March 24. The event, which will be hosted by Let’s Talk Credit, Experian and AON Credit Insurance Brokers, opens at 9.30 am and closes at 2pm and includes refreshments and a buffet lunch. BHETA Credit Forums …

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BHETA to hold briefing for Exclusively exhibitors

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) will host a half-day briefing session for members planning to exhibit at this year’s Exclusively Show. Speakers at the briefing, which will be held on March 5 at BHETA’s headquarters in Birmingham, will include the exhibition’s sales and marketing team and trend forecaster …

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