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Michael Griffiths retires after 40 years in the housewares industry

Cookshop owner Michael Griffiths has retired in early June after 40 years in the housewares industry, on both the supply and retail sides. The owner and partner of Salamander Cookshop at Wimborne in Dorset has sold the business to D&I Retail. Michael said: “I wish [new owners] David and Ione …

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Obituary: Diana Griffiths

Diana Griffiths passed away peacefully on January 10 after a long illness. Diana set up Salamander cookshop at Sherborne in Dorset with her husband Michael Griffiths in 1993. Michael said: “Her flair and ability to choose the right products for customers proved to be the bedrock of the business for …

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