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The Licensing Awards 2019 Finalists Revealed

The Licensing Awards 2019 Finalists Revealed

The finalists in the Retail, Product, Property and Licensed Promotion categories at The Licensing Awards 2019 have been confirmed.... read more

Posted: 12 August 2019

ENESCO awarded at Ambiente

ENESCO awarded at Ambiente

Enesco's design and manufacturing have been confirmed as market leading. Enesco's design and manufacturing have been confirmed as market leading. Form#2019 is Tendence’s competition to find the most exemplary products from this year’s show to be included in a special showcase to highlight the diverse range of quality designs on offer. Department 56’s Hogwarts Great Hall was chosen to feature prominently.... read more

Posted: 7 August 2019

Make most out of family mealtimes with Villeroy & Boch’s new Kiddy Bears collections

Make most out of family mealtimes with Villeroy & Boch’s new Kiddy Bears collections

Leading tableware company Villeroy & Boch understands the importance of family time, and as such has extended its popular Kiddy Bears collection to include two new colourful designs to make mealtimes a highlight of the day.... read more

Posted: 6 August 2019

Miffy to celebrate 65 years in 2020

Miffy to celebrate 65 years in 2020

2020 will mark the 65th anniversary of Dick Bruna’s iconic white bunny and plans are underway to celebrate the momentous occasion with a host of exciting product launches, events and press scheduled throughout the year.... read more

Posted: 2 August 2019

UK’s first price comparison site for baby products goes live

UK’s first price comparison site for baby products goes live

With the average cost of a new baby being more than £11,000 in the first year alone, new price comparison site, NeeNoo, launches with the aim to save parents both time and money when it comes to family shopping.... read more

Posted: 30 July 2019

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Travel To A Galaxy Far, Far Away with Royal Selangor's Star Wars-themed Chess Set

Travel To A Galaxy Far, Far Away with Royal Selangor's Star Wars-themed Chess Set

Rebel sympathisers and Imperial devotees take note! Royal Selangor has released a chess set to celebrate the Star Wars saga that’s captivated the world’s imagination since the theatrical debut of Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope in 1977.... read more

Posted: 25 July 2019

‘Happy Place’ in the summer garden

‘Happy Place’ in the summer garden

Creativeworld, the international trade fair for hobby, art and craft supplies is the DIY sectors’ platform for trends and showcase for new products worldwide. With the Creativeworld Trends, the show provides a unique presentation of market trends and offers tips and inspirational ideas for the retail trade.... read more

Posted: 22 July 2019

What can garden centres learn from supermarkets? Focusing on consumer retail psychology can unlock the secrets to higher sales

What can garden centres learn from supermarkets? Focusing on consumer retail psychology can unlock the secrets to higher sales

Supermarkets roll out a host of sophisticated techniques to encourage shoppers to part with their disposable income. From BOGOF (buy-one-get-one-free) deals to premium products strategically placed at eye level, every aspect of retail space dedicated to fast-moving consumer goods is engineered to maximise spend on high margin products.... read more

Posted: 19 July 2019

Celebration as The Retail Mutual completes two decades of protecting independent retailers

Celebration as The Retail Mutual completes two decades of protecting independent retailers

The Retail Mutual is celebrating its 20 years of giving retailers a peace of mind by helping to protect the independent retail businesses on our high streets... read more

Posted: 16 July 2019

BLE delivers packed retail programme for 2019

BLE delivers packed retail programme for 2019

Brand Licensing Europe is hosting a packed programme for retailers at this year’s event as it announces new daily breakfast briefings and a Retail Trends Lounge with dedicated educational programme. The event, which is celebrating its 21st anniversary, takes place from 1-3 October 2019 at ExCeL London. Visitor registration is open now at www.brandlicensing.eu.... read more

Posted: 12 July 2019

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