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Bachmann Europe has announced its appointment as a UK and Ireland distributor for the Günther range of outdoor toys.
For more than 65 years Günther has been developing and producing 'Anything that Flies!' – classic children's kites, dynamic stunt kites, model aircraft, gliders, and a variety of airborne toys. Many of the products are made in their factory in Germany, where they are manufactured to the highest of standards.
The brand ethos is to encourage families away from screens and get back to the great outdoors.
Posted: 2 February 2022
Denby has been chosen to represent the ceramics industry after TV programme Inside the Factory called to create an episode featuring the process of making a mug.
As an item found in every home, we witness a mug (in this case Denby's best-selling Halo mug) transforming from raw clay all the way through to finished product.
Given each piece of Denby passes through over 20 pairs of hands at its 200-year-old Derbyshire pottery, using handcrafting skills passed down through generations, Gregg Wallace has lots to do to create his mug, guided by Operations Director, Dean Barlow.
Posted: 1 February 2022
Giftware company Rex London has launched a digital trade catalogue for spring 2022, filled with nearly 130 completely new products alongside existing bestsellers, award-winning products, and favourite design collections. The catalogue also features top-performing categories such as toys & games, stationery, baby and its ever-popular recycled bags.
The catalogue features new designs, which include Wild Flowers, which was inspired by vintage botanical illustrations, with the collection adorned in some of Britain's most cherished wildflower meadow species, and Sharks.
Posted: 31 January 2022
Be My Valentine is a beautiful limited edition crackling wick scented candle handmade by Busy Bee Candles. Pure soy wax, a crackling natural wooden wick, a heart atop each candle guaranteed and beautiful glitter to add that special touch.
The fragrance features a beautiful base of ripe peach, sweet pineapple and tart apple sitting on a mid layer of luxurious lily, old English rose and violets. The whole sits on a deep base layer of French vanilla, light musk and damp moss. This occasionally becomes accented by the red hearts which are packed full of a luxurious perfume scent. This candle subtly changes fragrance through its burn.
Posted: 25 January 2022
HOMI, the Lifestyle Expo, dedicated to the living and home decoration sector scheduled for January, is postponed until 11 to 14 March 2022.
Styles, trends and news from the home sector will return with renewed appeal and in the meantime HOMI will continue to interact with its stakeholders online, enriching it website with themes and market news and the continuous updating of #homicommunity, the platform dedicated to companies and professionals where one can find interviews, product news, stories and information.
Posted: 21 January 2022
The Giftware Association visited Giving and Living down in Exeter to support the south-west regional show. The show typically kicked off the UK trade show season on the 16th January by opening up its doors to its first physical show after two years off.
Spirits were high as show life slowly returns to normal and exhibitors and buyers return to physical events across the country. The Giftware Association also had another important job at the show by choosing the 'Best Stand' and 'Best Newcomer' something which CEO Sarah Ward had the pleasure of judging at the show on opening day. The new awards were given to Pineapple Island and Metal Motif respectfully.
Posted: 20 January 2022
Bachmann Europe has announced its appointment as a UK and Ireland distributor for the Günther range of outdoor toys. For more than 65 years, Günther has been developing and producing 'Anything that Flies!' – classic children's kites, dynamic stunt kites, model aircraft, gliders, and a variety of airborne toys. Many of the products are made in its factory in Germany, where they are manufactured to the highest of standards. The brand ethos is to encourage families away from screens and get back to the great outdoors. There can be no better way of enjoying nature than playing with model aircraft, kites and sailing boats made by Günther!
Posted: 18 January 2022
Scotland Trade Fair Spring has been re-scheduled to 27-29 March, 2022.
With six weeks to go until the re-scheduled Scotland's Trade Fair in Glasgow, there are many reasons why this show should not be missed, especially with the new March date.
· Seek out new products from a myriad of Scottish suppliers who are only showing at this Show. Many will be ready to turn round orders quickly so can stock to shops by Easter.
· Be first to see the Launch Gallery suppliers who are new young companies, with many unveiling their ranges at this Show. Exhibitors include Agate & Ayre, Craftypups, Edinburgh Illustrations, Eriskay Candles and The Cute Soaperie.
Posted: 17 January 2022
The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) is calling on independent retailers to sign up to its new online trading site to help them recover from the pandemic.
The website, which is being launched in February 2022, will provide independent retailers with a new, cost-effective way to sell online, helping them build their presence both locally and nationally.
The UK-wide platform, called Neartoo, is open to all types of retail and will be owned by indies, exclusively for indies, and will operate at significantly lower sales commission than its competitors.
Posted: 12 January 2022
Show organisers have confirmed that the Giving & Living trade show in Exeter is going ahead. The show has always been perfectly timed for buyers looking to get ready for the year ahead, but this year it will also be one of the only early shows where retailers can compare, contrast, and place orders this season.
Giving & Living is the largest gift, coast and home trade show in the region, and buyers will be able to browse the latest products, stock their shelves, and get ready for what is predicted to be another busy
Posted: 10 January 2022