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Our Hot Products section focuses on beverage making, Christmas planning, kitchen knives & accessories, afternoon tea, healthy eating, celebrity endorsed and licensed products, housewares for garden centres, housewares that are made in Britain and Autumn Fair launches.
Our Comment section catches up with Simon Maghnagi, business development manager of Forma House; former Lakeland buying & merchandising director Samm Swain; Laurence White, business owner of TREACLE GEORGE; Mark Ivory, chairman and managing director of Meyer Group; and Peter Dunne, managing director and founder of CellarDine.
PLUS: We catch up with Philip Hart, recently retired managing director of Dorset retailer Harts of Stur; Liz Lawson, managing director of south-west housewares store group Lawsons; and learn more about the latest developments at national specialist chain Lakeland.
AND: in our Talking Trade section, What More UK director Tony Grimshaw explains why the company is committed to supporting and promoting British manufacturing, industry commentator Michael Weedon, managing director of exp2, charts the rise of ecommerce; and Will Jones, chief operating officer of trade association BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association), discusses trading challenges and opportunities in the housewares sector.
FINALLY: our ever-popular Best Sellers section lists the current top 12 performing products at Trevor Mottram in Tunbridge Wells and Lawsons’ four stores in Totes, Tavistock, Ivybridge and Plymouth.
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Pictured on the front cover of the September/October issue of Housewares Magazine is Denby’s Studio Grey collection