Tag Archives: Lakeland

Mary Portas talks trends with Lakeland, John Lewis, M&S, Waitrose & Hobbycraft

Mary Portas looked back at some of last year’s biggest shopping trends in the Channel 4 documentary ‘What Britain Bought in 2017’, which aired on December 28. In the show, the retail consultant presented a review of the stand-out products on the nation’s £7.5 billion a week shopping list, from …

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House Beautiful Awards 2017 winners revealed

‘House Beautiful’ magazine celebrated the best in homes and interiors at its annual awards ceremony, held at IET London: Savoy Place last Thursday (November 16). The event was hosted by celebrity gardener and broadcaster David Domoney, who revealed the names of the following House Beautiful Awards 2017 winners: Home retailer …

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Lakeland’s turnover tumbles by 6.5%

Housewares chain Lakeland has released a statement following the news that it posted a 6.5% slump in sales to £167 million in the year to December 31 2016. The Cumbria-based specialist retailer, which operates 68 stores nationwide, said: ‘As consumer confidence trackers reported throughout 2016, political uncertainty impacted consumer appetite, …

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Customer request inspires new Lakeland product

A letter from a long-time customer has inspired Lakeland to recreate the design of its vintage style citrus juicer. Jenny Parnham wrote to the housewares chain describing a vintage juicer that had been in her family since at least the 1950s. She still used it regularly and wondered if Lakeland …

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Unicorn cakes and fermentation jars are flying, says Lakeland

Lakeland highlights two big housewares trends in its newly launched ‘Kitchen and Around The Home – Autumn 2017’ catalogue: The 68-strong specialist chain notes that ‘shimmering, glittery and rainbow-coloured unicorn cakes are one of the coolest – and definitely the most enchanting – baking trends this year’. The retailer has …

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Lakeland unveils 100-plus kitchen arrivals for Autumn

Lakeland’s ‘Kitchen and Around The Home – Autumn 2017’ catalogue features more than 100 new kitchen arrivals across its baking, cooking , food prep and small electricals categories. The front cover of the housewares chain’s 232-page catalogue features an image of the new and exclusive Lakeland Touchscreen Air Fryer (£79.99) …

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Which? report reveals best and worst high street shops

Toolstation and Richer Sounds have been named the highest ranking shops in the UK in 2017, according to an annual survey of shoppers. In January, consumer watchdog Which? asked 10,214 members of the public about their previous six months’ in-store shopping experiences at 100 major retailers. Questions covered overall experience …

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