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Beware - false green glitter claims

Beware - false green glitter claims

The Glastonbury stance on reducing plastic pollution, including a ban on non-biodegradable glitter, hit the headlines this year, but glitter makers are warning that some unscrupulous firms are misleading or even worse, simply lying about their green credentials, in order to continue to sell to the festival market... read more

Posted: 9 July 2019

National Stationery Week in safe hands as Small Man Media underlines new role

National Stationery Week in safe hands as Small Man Media underlines new role

Small Man Media is delighted to announce that an agreement has been reached with Ocean Media Group to preserve and maintain the consumer campaign National Stationery Week – Writing Matters for 2020 and beyond... read more

Posted: 4 July 2019

The 8 reasons you won't want to miss Home & Gift 2019

The 8 reasons you won't want to miss Home & Gift 2019

At its core, retail is an industry powered by people and, with 85 per cent of professionals still indicating that face-to-face meetings are the key to building strong business relationships, it's never been more important for buyers to be attending the right trade shows.... read more

Posted: 1 July 2019

Gibsons reports rapid international growth

Gibsons reports rapid international growth

Independent jigsaw puzzle and board game company, Gibsons, have been a firm favourite in the UK market for many years. And after celebrating their 100th anniversary in May, the family-owned business has announced that despite the current retail climate, they have seen a rapid growth in international sales over the last 12 months... read more

Posted: 28 June 2019

Gift of the Year KIDS Awards

Gift of the Year KIDS Awards

The competition was born after a discussion on how collaboration is key within any industry and working with collaborators is so important to produce the best results.... read more

Posted: 26 June 2019

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Home & Gift reveals most inspiring speaker line-up to date

Home & Gift reveals most inspiring speaker line-up to date

Ahead of its 59th edition this July, renowned retail buying event Home & Gift has revealed its most inspiring speaker line-up to date... read more

Posted: 25 June 2019

British Craft Trade Fair will open to public for one day

British Craft Trade Fair will open to public for one day

The organisers of the British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF) have revealed a major new development for next year's show.... read more

Posted: 24 June 2019

The Giftware Association Annual Members Day

The Giftware Association Annual Members Day

The gift and home industry were out in force at the Giftware Association's 2019 members day, held in the rolling hills of the East Midlands at the Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club... read more

Posted: 20 June 2019

Brand Showcase Grows Exponentially

Brand Showcase Grows Exponentially

The Exclusively shows are delighted to announce that the Brand Showcase is growing from strength to strength... read more

Posted: 11 June 2019

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