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BHETA and bira Tussle it out on the Turf

BHETA and bira Tussle it out on the Turf

The industry’s two leading trade associations BHETA and bira will come together again to present a friendly but, competitive networking, business and social occasion in the calendar by way of the ‘Tussle on the Turf’ golf event.

March 13, 2017
Smeg joins BHETA

Smeg joins BHETA

The iconic Italian appliance manufacturer, Smeg UK has joined BHETA. Smeg UK, established in 1989, has been supplying premium domestic appliances across the UK for more than 20 years. Based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, the company supplies a range of over 750 products across all via major retailers and distributors throughout England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland & the Republic of Ireland.

March 7, 2017
Hozelock rejoins BHETA

Hozelock rejoins BHETA

One of the garden sector’s biggest brands, Hozelock has rejoined BHETA. Supplying the market with a comprehensive range that covers garden watering, garden pressure sprayers, pond equipment and high-pressure cleaners, the company was founded on an airfield in 1959. Read more ...

March 7, 2017
Exclusively briefing attracts over 50 exhibitors

Exclusively briefing attracts over 50 exhibitors

Over 50 BHETA members attended a BHETA half day briefing for members planning to exhibit at this year’s Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical Shows. The briefing forum was aimed at those wishing to find out more about upcoming trends in the housewares and small electricals retail market, and how they can be used to influence product displays at the Exclusively Shows.

March 7, 2017
Massive response to BHETA TV briefing

Massive response to BHETA TV briefing

BHETA has enjoyed a great response to an appeal it received from Spun Gold TV, looking for BHETA members to supply products for its forthcoming primetime series: Love Your Home and Garden.

March 7, 2017
BHETA seeks government support for Export

BHETA seeks government support for Export

As part of the Ambiente Country Partner initiative, BHETA housewares director, Will Jones met with Mark Garnier, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade with a view to increasing Government backing for current and aspiring exporters.

February 21, 2017
BHETA sponsors exciting new content at Exclusively shows

BHETA sponsors exciting new content at Exclusively shows

BHETA is to sponsor an exciting new programme of content at this year’s Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical Shows, all dedicated to exploring the latest predictions for consumer trends for Christmas 2017 and going forward into 2018.

February 21, 2017
A busy show season for BHETA and its members

A busy show season for BHETA and its members

So many BHETA members find their February dominated by exhibitions whether that’s Spring Fair, Ambiente or Totally – or some combination of the three! So here is our view on the shows we’ve just experienced - and one of the most important shows to come.

February 21, 2017
Patlock wins Best New Product Award at Totally DIY & Tools

Patlock wins Best New Product Award at Totally DIY & Tools

Patlock, the Secured by Design internal patio door security device recommended by crime prevention officers, has won the Best New Product in Show. The New Product Showcase and Innovation Zones were sponsored by BHETA.

February 20, 2017
DIY Global Report now available to BHETA members

DIY Global Report now available to BHETA members

BHETA has made the latest world DIY market report available to its members at a significant discount. The world DIY market report is a comprehensive study recording the dynamics of the world DIY marketplace. It enables readers to keep track of the retail players throughout the world and provides a better understanding of the world situation.

February 14, 2017
In the news

CBI consults BHETA on Brexit

BHETA has been approached by the CBI to provide a summary of BHETA members’ considerations post-BREXIT. This is as part of its plan to engage with all its stakeholders, including trade associations, to ascertain the key opportunities, concerns and questions that matter most as negotiations draw nearer.

February 14, 2017
BHETA retailer campaign starts on a high

BHETA retailer campaign starts on a high

BHETA has kicked off its 2017 retail engagement campaign with an international direct marketing initiative aimed at 600 of the top buyers from across the home and garden improvement sector in markets.

February 13, 2017
Dunelm half year profits tumble

Dunelm half year profits tumble

Homewares specialist Dunelm reported disappointing H1 results, with profits falling 26%, as the retailer struggled to strike a chord with consumers in-store and started the integration process with Worldstores.

February 9, 2017
Rainy Day Trust - What a difference a year makes

Rainy Day Trust - What a difference a year makes

The Trust has, and always will be, a grant maker. We provide financial assistance where and when it is needed and in 2016 the number of people that we helped grew by nearly 20%. The amount of money that we awarded grew by 23%. More money to more people!

February 9, 2017
Looking for new products?

Looking for new products?

The BHETA Innovation Zone at Totally DIY & Tools 2017 is the ideal place to discover innovative product ideas and source new suppliers. BHETA invites you to stand F39 to find out more.

January 26, 2017
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