Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

SEAMA joins BHETA

The Small Electrical Appliance Marketing Association (SEAMA) has become part of the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). Its 14 members - G25Ltd, Meyer, Igenix (Pik-a-Pak), RKW, MPL Home, Vita-Mix, Ultimate Products, HoMedics, ...
2 July 2020 0 Comments

Furniture and bbq sales sore

Furniture and barbecues were the biggest sellers when garden centres re-opened in May (2020) according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade report.
30 June 2020 0 Comments

Surge in landscaping product sales across Britain

Data from builders’ merchants across the UK points to a surge in landscaping products, as homeowners opted to give their gardens a make-over during the Covid-19 restrictions.
30 June 2020 0 Comments

Promising year ahead for home interiors industry

New research has revealed millions of consumers are spending more money than usual on their homes as a result of lockdown, with 75 per cent of Brits planning further improvements over the next year, including decorating, kitchens, bathrooms and extensions.
29 June 2020 0 Comments

National Home Improvement Month set for September

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has confirmed that its National Home Improvement Month 2020 consumer promotion will go ahead in September
29 June 2020 0 Comments

BMJ Industry Awards relaunches as online live stream for 2020

Set your Microsoft Outlook calendars for Friday 17th July because the BMJ Industry Awards 2020 is going ahead as a pre-recorded live-stream event.
26 June 2020 0 Comments

Checkatrade.com records busiest week ever

Now that lockdown restrictions have started to ease, homeowners are seizing the opportunity to look for a tradesperson to tackle various jobs in and outside the home.
26 June 2020 0 Comments

Examining 'posh' sheds and greenhouses

A Posh shed/greenhouse is the focus of Susan's Scottish garden....
18 June 2020
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