House Doctor has launched its first B2C webshop. Home interior enthusiasts can finally explore a complete House Doctor universe of product news, bestsellers and always-in-stock signature items - all gathered in one place. The webshop is available in Denmark and will be expanding into other European countries soon. Eugen Coulthard, E-Commerce Director looks forward to establishing a stronger online presence for the House Doctor brand: "We cannot wait to tap into the community of interior enthusiasts - getting to know their needs and wants for home interior will be invaluable insights for us.
Posted: 22 February 2023
Carte Blanche Greetings, best known for the award-winning Me to You brand and its signature character Tatty Teddy and nursery property, Tiny Tatty Teddy, has announced a partnership with Bulldog Licensing, one of the licensing industry's leading agencies. The timeless appeal of Tatty Teddy now extends well beyond its original incarnation as a greeting card character to make it a staple part of the UK brand landscape, propelling Me to You as a true heritage brand with timeless appeal. Since 2001 Carte Blanche has partnered with best-in-class licensees to bring to market best-selling Me to You products across many categories including apparel, print on demand, food, gifting and nursery – within these key categories, the characters regularly feature amongst retail number one performers.
Posted: 20 February 2023
Rocket Licensing, which represents the phenomenally popular Fuzzballs property, is building on the successful consumer products offering for the award-winning property and has already announced the addition of a number of new partners to a fast-growing licensing campaign. One billion stickers used on social media underlines the reach of the brand that began life as a Tumblr web comic. The stories of the group of (kawaii) characters, staring a cat named Whisky, Timmy the Tiger, Ollie the bunny, and a host of friends inspired a major licensing push.
Posted: 17 February 2023
Looking for the perfect gifts on a budget? Then Puckator has you covered with a whole host of wonderful lunch boxes, bags, and bottles, all with amazing designs for every taste. For the little ones, check out their Little Tractors and Dinosauria Jr ranges. Both sport bright energetic colours and cute designs which your kids will love to take to school. The stackable lunch boxes let you carry a bunch of food and snacks wherever you may go, but the best part is once you're fi nished they stack neatly into each other to save you space in the cupboard.
Posted: 16 February 2023
For many, gift giving is as much a part of Christmas as any other tradition. This means a considerable rise in the number of purchases of all sorts of items, from clothing and toiletries to electronics and our favourite festive treats. But this increase in spending can come with a downside, particularly when it comes to sustainability. There's one unexpected part of Christmas that may be having one of the biggest impacts on the environment, and it's paper receipts.
Posted: 29 December 2022
Astley Clarke is launching its new collection, named Ottima, which is said to be a celebration of 'self-expression and the divine energy of fine jewels.'
Four sides and four facets, the Ottima collection merges traditional cuts for transparent stones with a striking selection of semi-precious gems, imbued with richness and strength.
Studded white sapphires paired with accents of tonal enamel on sleek gold settings frame each stone. Mix or match stones and create geometrical layers with adjustable pendants.
Posted: 22 September 2022
Puckator has launched a selection of products for the festive period. The Winter Botanical range features floral illustrations of Christmas favourites, holly, pine, and mistletoe.The standout from the range is the brand new infuser mug design, ideal for snuggling up with a cuppa on those cold winter days. There's also plenty of new mug designs including ones from Kim Haskins and Jan Pashley, as well as some from the rather lovely in-house design ranges, Christmas Village and Christmas Nutcracker.
Posted: 6 September 2022
Thousands of retailers visited Autumn Fair, the UK's wholesale marketplace for Home, Gift, Fashion and Sourcing, yesterday at the NEC Birmingham to source new products from hundreds of exhibitors as well as enjoy a host of insightful and educational talks and inspirational catwalk shows. The show floor was buzzing throughout the day, and feedback from exhibitors highlighted the volume of quality orders being placed while visitors were delighted to discover so many exciting new brands and products.
Posted: 5 September 2022
Graphic design and illustration brand, Snowtap, has signed a deal with leading stationery and gift licensee, Blueprint Collections, to create a range of social stationery and gifts to launch in spring 2023. The news comes shortly after Snowtap was shortlisted for the Henries 2022 greeting card awards. The new range will feature the beautiful artwork from Snowtap, which includes illustrations in watercolour, line drawing and hand-drawn typography, with witty and motivational puns. The art takes inspiration from the natural world, and features a range of animals. Items in the Blueprint offering are set to include mugs, pencil cases, notebooks, pens, sunglasses cases, drinks bottles and more
Posted: 18 August 2022
Continuing its successful partnership with online interiors brand Surface View, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced the launch of a new collection of flora and fauna-themed prints that can be used for decorating children's bedrooms and play areas.
The prints are based on specially created designs from the RHS children's style guide, which develops designs inspired by artwork from the RHS Lindley Collections, the world's finest collection of botanical art. The Surface View service allows the prints based on these designs to be customised, cropped and scaled to customers' exact specifications to illustrate a wide range of home interior products, from murals, canvases and wall hangings to ceramic tiles and much more.
Posted: 27 July 2022