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BHETA and Very Group to Hold Meet the Buyer Event

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is hosting a Meet the Buyer event with The Very Group. It will take place on Wednesday 23rd February by way of a Zoom link.The Meet The Buyer format is a tried and tested BHETA retailer ... 
4 February 2022

HMG Paints feature in Made in Britain Showcase

HMG Paints, the Manchester based independent paint manufacturer, have been featured in the latest Spotlight by Made in Britain. Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community and highlights the best of British manufacturing with ... 
4 February 2022

Houzz Announces Best of Houzz 2022 Winners with 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home renovation and design, today announced the Houzz community’s choices for Best of Houzz 2022, a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the top kitchen and bathroom designers, architects, interior designers, ... 
3 February 2022

Builders Merchants to see growth of 2-3% annually

Builders’ merchants represent a key part of the UK construction industry and account for up to 85% of the UK’s built environment, by supplying a wide range of building materials. Builders’ merchants and their suppliers contribute over £40bn to the ... 
2 February 2022

Building materials supply chain disrupted by changes in consumer behaviour - L.E.K. European Contractor Survey

The L.E.K. European Contractor Survey reveals how tradespeople in the building and construction sector across the UK and Europe are sourcing the tools, products and materials they need.The survey findings point to key issues to help building product ... 
28 January 2022

DIY Week Awards - entries close soon, get yours in today!

If you're an incredible manufacturer or retailer operating in the DIY, home improvement and garden sector and want to get your well-deserved moment in the spotlight - now is the time to put yourself in the running at the DIY Week Awards 2022. The ... 
28 January 2022

New housewares member for BHETA

The latest housewares company to join BHETA is Queen’s Award for Enterprise winner Aydya, based in Dundee. An ethical company which owns and operates innovative brands that offer simple, high quality, value for money products that excite and engage ... 
28 January 2022

New domestic electricals member for BHETA

Lloytron has joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). stablished for over forty years, Lloytron supplies household electrical products to the retail, wholesale, internet and mail order markets. The brand has steadily grown to ... 
28 January 2022

Neudorff helps retailers to drive sales of lawn moss killers

A season of high rainfall is set to ignite the market for lawn moss killers as the spring lawncare season gets underway – according to the experts at Neudorff, which has been at the forefront of developing natural gardening products since 1854.A ... 
27 January 2022

MKM helps transform pigsty into luxury wedding venue

The Oakwood at Ryther was recently a working pig farm, run by several generations of the Dennis family. Fast forward several years and the site is now home to a luxury wedding venue thanks to the excellent work of the family and help from its local ... 
26 January 2022

UK retailer Robert Dyas starts its pricing journey with Competera and KIVALUE

Robert Dyas, a UK-based Garden, DIY, Electricals & Homewares retailer, will enhance its competitive data monitoring with Competera's Competitive Data solution and consulting partner KIVALUE. The partnership is the first step of the retailer's ... 
22 January 2022

AkzoNobel marks impressive decade as UK Top Employer

Leading paints and coatings business, AkzoNobel, has maintained its official status as a champion of people by the Top Employers Institute for the tenth consecutive year.Officially recognised as a Top Employer in the UK today, AkzoNobel - home to ... 
20 January 2022

Builders’ merchants urged to invest in skills and digital in 2022

Investment in recruitment and digital capabilities will be needed to tackle mounting challenges in the year ahead, according to a poll of builders’ merchants. Continuing price fluctuations, materials availability and labour shortages were all ... 
19 January 2022

Make UK to speak at BHETA Webinar

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is to hold another of its popular webinars, this time with Make UK, The Manufacturers’ Organisation. The event will take place on Wednesday 26 January at 11am, and the speaker will be Make UK ... 
17 January 2022

Simon acres to introduce new KBB services team at KBB Birmingham

Leading KBB and merchant services provider Simon Acres Group (SAGL) will introduce its new KBB support services field sales team at the 2022 KBB exhibition (06-09 March NEC Birmingham – Stand No. N60). The sales team, who will be able to visit ... 
17 January 2022

Watson Home Hardware wins Home Hardware’s Christmas Window Dressing Competition

We are delighted to announce that Watson Home Hardware (Sutton-on-Sea) has won Home Hardware’s Christmas Window Dressing Competition. Danum Home Hardware (Doncaster) received the runner’s up prize. The competition was introduced to support the ... 
16 January 2022

GIMA Day Conference: Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations

The first of GIMA’s 2022 Day Conferences is scheduled to take place on February 17th, where attendees will be able to learn more about forthcoming changes to the Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations (EPR). Taking place at Wyboston Lakes in ... 
14 January 2022

The Future for International Trade Conference agenda announced

The agenda for The Future for International Trade Conference on March 17th, 2022, at the Stratford Manor Hotel has been confirmed, together with its keynote speaker, Shelley Boyle, Head of Business Development at online retailer, ManoMano. This ... 
13 January 2022

Spring Fair extends deadline for its coveted Little Black Book

Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, and fashion taking place from 6th – 9th February 2022 in Halls 1-8 NEC Birmingham, has extended the deadline for its sought-after Little Black Book ... 
12 January 2022

Waterproofing a bathroom: What you need to know

When building or renovating a bathroom, waterproofing it properly should be a top priority. Without adequate waterproofing, the owner should expect a multitude of problems, from dampness and mould to more severe flooding and consequential damage. ... 
12 January 2022
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