Tag Archives: housewares

Two more housewares companies join BHETA

Fine bone china manufacturer, Arta Broch, and air purifier supplier, Vybra Solutions have joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). Arta Broch manufactures for some of the largest ceramics brands in the world from its factory in Mumbai, specialises in producing fine pure whites, which can be supplied plain …

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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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New look and new locations planned for special displays at Chicago show

When the housewares industry meets in Chicago next March for The Inspired Home Show, exhibitors and attendees will find not just a new name but new displays and new locations for many show destinations. Formerly known as the International Home + Housewares Show, The Inspired Home Show, IHA’s Global Home …

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Housewares bucks the trend in Bira survey

The latest quarterly sales figures reported by members of the British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) show an average fall in sales of -2.94% compared with same three months in 2018. Scotland saw the sharpest fall in the UK compared with April, May and June in 2018. East Anglia was the …

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Housewares portfolio gets a facelift

Observant readers of the upcoming May issue of Housewares Magazine will notice that following a stylish rebrand, the Housewares portfolio has been given a makeover. As from next week, Housewares Magazine and our digital platform www.HousewaresLive.net, along with our annual Housewares Innovation Awards (www.housewaresinnovationawards.com) will boast a bold new logo, …

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Standing room only at BHETA housewares forum

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) welcomed a full house to its housewares networking forum on November 1. The audience heard presentations from Lakeland buying and merchandising director Samm Swain, UK retail lead at market research and data provider GfK Kelly Whitwick, bira (British Independent Retailers Association) commercial director …

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Housewares products sale raises almost £2,500 for Rainy Day Trust

Products entered for The Housewares Innovation Awards 2018 have helped raise much-needed funds for industry charity the Rainy Day Trust. Many housewares companies that submitted product entries to The Housewares Innovation Awards 2018 chose not to have them returned but instead agreed to donate them to a sale at Datateam …

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Brits hoard £11 billion worth of unused housewares

From sushi mats to sous vides, Brits have a staggering £11 billion worth of housewares that they never actually use, according to a new survey. Research by recipe kit delivery service HelloFresh reveals that the average household boasts £415 worth of unused housewares – and 58% of Brits admit they …

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Morrisons launches new Cook & Home range

Supermarket chain Morrisons launched a range of 1,500 own-brand Cook, Home and Stationery products today (Tuesday, November 7). Designed by the supermarket chain, the new range will include cookware, utensils, gadgets, ovenware and bakeware; ‘countertop and kitchen cupboard’ electricals; dining and tableware; home furnishings, bedding, towels and candles; plus storage …

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