Tag Archives: Spring Fair

Mary Berry to visit Spring Fair

Courtesy of housewares supplier Captivate Brands, celebrity cook and TV presenter Mary Berry will give ‘a candid and memorable talk about what inspires her to continue to create’ at the Spring Fair. Speaking in conversation with Ashley Armstrong, Retail Editor at daily national newspaper ‘The Times’, Mary will discuss how …

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Mary Portas joins Spring Fair speaker line-up

Retail expert, broadcaster and consumer champion Mary Portas is to bring her vision for the future of the high street to the Spring Fair. Speaking in conversation with Ashley Armstrong, Retail Editor at daily national newspaper ‘The Times’, Mary will discuss how businesses, particularly those on the high street, must …

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Spring Fair revamps VIP buyers programme

Spring Fair has revamped its exclusive VIP buyers programme for its 2020 show to create The Club. The tiered initiative, with Platinum, Gold and Silver levels of membership, will reward the Spring Fair and Autumn Fair’s most loyal and highest spending buyers. The initiative’s highest tier of membership, Platinum, has …

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Spring & Autumn Fair organiser ITE Group rebrands to Hyve Group

Spring & Autumn Fair organiser ITE Group has announced a major rebrand, including a change to its name and new brand identity The company is now known as Hyve Group. It said: ‘This rebrand reflects the evolution of the Group’s business resulting from its Transformation and Growth programme (TAG) announced …

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‘Bold and busy’ Spring Fair champions sustainability and ethical sourcing

Over 2,000 exhibitors built relationships and signed deals with the retail industry’s biggest players at Spring Fair 2019, according to show owner ITE Group. Of these, more than 600 were new to the event, which was held at the NEC in Birmingham from February 3 to February 7. ITE Group …

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Spring Fair appoints new portfolio director

Charlie Cracknell has been appointed portfolio director for Spring Fair, effective from April. He will be responsible for helping to shape the strategic direction of the annual trade show, as it approaches its 2020 re-edit. Spring Fair organiser ITE Group recently announced that the event will undergo its first major …

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Re-edit for Spring Fair 2020 announced

Spring Fair organiser ITE Group, has revealed details of a major investment programme which promises to ‘modernise and re-edit’ the annual trade show for 2020. The new investment will see the show floor overhauled to create two distinct sourcing destinations – ‘Gifts’ in the Piazza halls, and ‘Home & Living’ …

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New brand Smidge makes debut at Spring Fair

Driven by the desire to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic, new housewares brand Smidge will launch 90 products at Spring Fair, which takes place from February 3 to February 7 at the NEC in Birmingham. Smidge said its range, which covers a wide variety of categories from on-the-go through …

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Trends focus is key fixture of Spring Fair speaker line-up

The speaker line-up has been finalised for the Spring Fair, which runs from February 3 to February 7 at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. Organiser ITE Group said designated stages at the event will play host to presentations from several industry leaders across retail sectors including experts from Louis Vuitton, Green …

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Housewares retailers share their Spring Fair insights

Billed as the number one sourcing destination for the UK’s home & gift industry, Spring Fair takes place from February 3 to February 7 at the NEC in Birmingham. The 2019 event is expected to attract 56,000 retail professionals, who will view the wares of 2,500 exhibitors spread across 15 …

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