Tag Archives: Will Jones

Fenwick to headline BHETA forum

The next retailer networking forum organised by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) will feature Fenwick director of buying for furniture, home and food Kieran McBride. BHETA said: ‘After a year of much change at the independent department store chain, Kieran will be bringing our members up to speed on …

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BHETA wins website of the year accolade at TAF Awards

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has won the Website of the Year category of the Trade Association Forum’s TA Best Practice Awards 2019. This annual event, now in its 17th year, took place at County Hall in London on Tuesday (July 9). Formally supported by the Department for …

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Star-spotting at Exclusively Shows

Eagled-eyed visitors at last week’s co-located London trade shows Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical will have spotted some famous faces whilst walking the aisles. Several big names attended the event, which took place on June 11 and June 12 at the Business Design Centre in Islington. TV chef and bestselling …

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Visitor numbers up 5% for Exclusively Shows

Overall attendance at the Exclusively Shows 2019, held last week in London, rose by just over 5% fuelled by ‘a relatively new breed of visitors to the show: the influencers and consumer press’, according to the Shows’ owner and organiser BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association). The co-located trade shows …

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National Home Improvement Month leaves legacy

National Home Improvement Month (NHIM) concluded at the end of April, following a countrywide campaign to get consumers improving their homes. The initiative was introduced in response to the findings of 2018’s National Home Improvement Week, which revealed that almost three-quarters of consumers (69%) across the UK were found ‘not …

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BHETA strengthens its member services team

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has promoted Nicola Adams Brown to the role of member services manager, as it expands its membership in terms of scope and numbers. Nicola has been with BHETA for five and half years as part of the member services provision and will now …

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BHETA releases date of next credit forum

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) will hold its next Credit Forum on July 23.at its headquarters in central Birmingham. Open to all BHETA members, the event will update attendees on the latest credit and risk management issues in retail trading. The agenda includes the current trading climate, specific …

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BHETA appoints Seema Grantham as new housewares sector manager

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has appointed Seema Grantham as its new housewares sector manager: the first appointment since the announcement of the Association’s recent restructure. Seema succeeds Will Jones, who has taken up the newly created position of chief operating officer, reporting to BHETA executive chairman Andrew …

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BHETA restructures management team

Following the recent investment by BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) in Brooke House Exhibitions, making it the outright owner of the Exclusively Shows, BHETA is reorganising its management structure. Under the new structure, BHETA housewares sector director Will Jones will take up the newly created position of chief operating …

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BHETA joins fellow trade associations to host industry’s own Brexit conference

Three trade associations in the home enhancement, garden and leisure and pet product sectors are joining forces to host a conference on the theme of ‘The Future for International Trade’, ahead of the UK’s departure from the EU.  BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) has teamed up with Gardenex (Federation …

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