Tag Archives: BHETA

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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BHETA/Bira Pavilion ‘proves a hit’ at Spring Fair

The inaugural Pavilion run by trade associations BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) and Bira (British Independent Retailers Association) at the Spring Fair proved a hit, according to BHETA. Spring Fair took place from February 2 to February 6 at the NEC in Birmingham. The Pavilion, sited between Halls 8 …

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BHETA holds Meet The Buyer day with TK Maxx and Homesense

A Meet The Buyer retail networking day with homewares retailers TK Maxx and Homesense organised by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) has been hailed as “a great success” by BHETA housewares sector manager Seema Grantham. The event, which place on January 30 at the Mercure Hotel in the Hertfordshire …

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BHETA adds extra sales training day due to demand

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is offering members a second one-day ‘Improving Your Sales Success’ course at its headquarters in central Birmingham on April 28, after the first course at the end of January was oversubscribed. The course is Institute of Sales Management and CPD-accredited and attendees receive …

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BHETA reports concerns over supplies from China

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is reporting an upturn in member and retailer concerns over potential shortfalls in the supply of product manufactured in China, in the light of the coronavirus outbreak. While production in Chinese factories is normally lower in January as businesses close for the Lunar …

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Homebase supports National Home Improvement Month 2020

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has secured sponsorship from Homebase for National Home Improvement Month 2020. Homebase is the second multiple home and garden retailer to sign up following Wilko’s decision to take part last month. Now in its third year, National Home Improvement Month aims to inspire …

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Leekes to headline BHETA forum

The next retailer networking forum organised by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) will feature Leekes buying controller Amanda Reed. Leekes is an independent retailer which was established in South Wales in 1897 and has six home department stores in South Wales, Wiltshire, and the Midlands. Many of its product …

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