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Three more home improvement companies have joined BHETA

Three more home improvement companies have joined BHETA

Three more home improvement companies have joined BHETA. These include Barton Storage Systems Limited, Rockwool Limited part of the Rockwool Group and Spot Distribution Limited. Read more.

November 8, 2017
Chilly's Bottles joins BHETA

Chilly's Bottles joins BHETA

Innovative temperature retaining drinks container company, Chilly’s Bottles has joined BHETA. Perfect for keeping cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot, the range combines stylish design with unrivalled function. Formed in 2010, the company’s mission is to accelerate the adoption and everyday use of reusable products.

November 8, 2017
Success of BHETA's Slovenia Export visit sets precedent for future trade missions

Success of BHETA's Slovenia Export visit sets precedent for future trade missions

BHETA’s export mission to Ljubljana in Slovenia proved such a success that it is to form the model for similar future events, including an export visit to Romania is April 2018. The event, which took place 8-10 October included a networking conference, a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event and a tour of key retail stores.

November 7, 2017
BHETA Export Forum combines advice and experience

BHETA Export Forum combines advice and experience

BHETA's export forum – the first since the formation of the BHETA Export Committee – combined case studies from BHETA’s many successful exporting members with very best advice from the DIT and international Chambers of Commerce from a number of key target territories.

November 7, 2017
BHETA Launches National Home Improvement Week

BHETA Launches National Home Improvement Week

A new consumer-facing marketing initiative for Spring 2018 - National Home Improvement Week - is being launched to the home and garden industry. Co-ordinated by BHETA, it is being backed by brands from thirteen of the leading supplier companies.

October 27, 2017
BHETA and GIMA in Home Hardware 'Meet the Buyer' success

BHETA and GIMA in Home Hardware 'Meet the Buyer' success

BHETA, working with the Garden Industry Manufacturers’ Association (GIMA) hosted another in its successful series of Meet The Buyer days, this time with Home Hardware, the UK’s largest retailer-owned organisation.

October 20, 2017
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BHETA attracts more DIY members

Another two home improvement companies have joined BHETA. Robinson Young Limited and Milliamp Ltd are the latest companies to sign up to BHETA’s many membership benefits.

October 9, 2017
BHETA explores today's routes to market

BHETA explores today's routes to market

BHETA’s networking forum on September 26 provided a great insight into all the potential routes to market for home improvement suppliers, especially those seeking options to complement their traditional multiples’ business.

October 9, 2017
EasiYo joins BHETA

EasiYo joins BHETA

Make at home yogurt brand, EasiYo has joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA).

October 9, 2017
Housewares opportunities at BHETA forum

Housewares opportunities at BHETA forum

BHETA’s next networking forum is to feature the latest news from Steamer Trading as well as a survey of other aspects of today’s housewares market.

October 9, 2017
The What's new in Home Improvement 2018 Press Event is happening

The What's new in Home Improvement 2018 Press Event is happening

We're delighted to announce the What's New in Home Improvement Press Event, organised by Insight DIY and Media-Events (organisers of the Garden Press Event) will be taking place on Wednesday 21st February 2018 at the Business Design Centre, Islington.

October 6, 2017
Retail Viewpoint - Topps Tiles

Retail Viewpoint - Topps Tiles

While not being as severe as previous quarters, like-for-likes at Topps Tiles have remained negative for a third consecutive quarter as the lack of momentum in the housing and kitchen & bathroom markets removes one of the main reasons to buy.

October 4, 2017
Retail Viewpoint - Lakeland

Retail Viewpoint - Lakeland

Lakeland was hit in 2016 by falling consumer confidence following the vote to leave the European Union. Revenue fell 6.5% to £167.2m as shoppers reined in spend on discretionary home categories such as bakeware.

October 4, 2017
Make-do-and-mend product wins double Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Make-do-and-mend product wins double Queen’s Award for Enterprise

MastaPlasta Ltd is the smallest and youngest firm to be given the prestigious dual accolade.

October 2, 2017
Australian retailer House set to launch in the UK early 2018

Australian retailer House set to launch in the UK early 2018

Australian homewares retailer House has announced plans to launch in the UK, with April earmarked for its debut store opening. The chain, owned by Global Retail Brands, also hopes to open 75 stores in the UK over the course of three years.

September 20, 2017
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