Tag Archives: BHETA

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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BHETA takes next step in its responsible knife retailing campaign

Members of the taskforce created by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) to address issues around the responsible retail of bladed items have met the Trading Standards Institute to share knowledge and discuss best practice. BHETA said the meeting, which included BHETA marketing manager Steve Richardson (who is also liaising …

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Two housewares companies sign up with BHETA

Two housewares suppliers – Data Housewares and ESA Sales – and one DIY/home improvement company have joined BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association). Wolverhampton-based Data Housewares manufactures fine bone china tabletop. Described as ‘stylish, elegant, strong and incredibly durable’, its ceramic tableware includes mugs, tea pots and milk jugs, both …

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BHETA forum to focus on DIY sustainability

BHETA’s next retailer networking forum will have a significant focus on sustainability in the DIY sector in terms of buying trends, product development and packaging. The event, which takes place at BHETA’s headquarters in central Birmingham on February 26, will also feature a presentation from Joseph Bill, associate director of …

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Wayfair to headline BHETA forum

The next retailer networking forum hosted by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) will take place at its headquarters in Birmingham on February 26 – and will feature a presentation by online home products retailer Wayfair. Five of the Wayfair team will attend the event, including senior figures from the …

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