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  • Spring Fair’s official partner The Giftware Association tell us more about the Gift Of The Year 2021!

  • #InspiredbyKindness

    27 Mar 2020
    When we look back on this period, we want to be reminded that when times got hard, we came together to help each other.
  • Spring Fair partnered with Modern Retail for the first Good Retail Awards at Spring Fair 2020. The awards focused on retailers leading the way in the industry with positive innovations that benefited both retailers and their customers.
  • In 1993 when Oliver Bonas first opened its doors, the independent British lifestyle store sold imported watches and fashion accessories. A lot has changed in the more than 25 years that they’ve served our high streets, and a big part of that has been the hiring of their first ever designer, Molly Park.
  • The global ceramics market is expected to reach $286 billion by 2022 and The Staffordshire Potteries hopes to contribute significantly to this, reasserting itself as a global centre for ceramics, based around design-led production. The Spring Fair team spoke with Alex Allday, Ceramic and Surface Pattern Designer who works in the heart of this industry. 
  • Meet Dan Dicker, a former Dyson designer and inventor who in 2003 went on a journey to design and bring meaningful products to the market, made from recycled or ‘waste’ materials. All who have had the pleasure of speaking with Dan know that to him, there is no such thing as waste material.
  • With more parents from the millennial generation, toy trends are being shaped in new and exciting ways.
  • If you are looking to stock a fresh supply of cleaning products in your retail store, these brands are both popular and creative. 
  • In today’s competitive market it has never been more important for retailers to deliver a great instore experience.
  • These five wholesale gifts are fun, attractive, and innovative. They are a welcome addition to any retail store looking to expand their offering with trendy wholesale products. 
  • If you are deciding whether to come to Spring Fair 2020 we have rounded up some of the reasons our visitors come to the show from their eyes.
  • As 2019 has come to a close we are looking at the retail news from the last month in the year December. Take a look at what happened in the industry. 
  • The private label market is continuously growing around the world as retailers are realising the advantage of producing their own brand products.
  • We sat down with Andrew Goodacre, CEO of Bira, to find out more about the current state of the retail industry and to discover what successful independent retailers are doing.
  • For 2020, these five living room trends are set to be on-trend. Perfect if you are looking to design a living room, or stock living room products in your retail store

  • Things are looking up for the UK’s department stores and two of the major retailers are joining together. All this and more in November's Retail News Roundup. 
  • Every year, the retail stores of London celebrate the holidays by creating stunning and magical Christmas window displays and 2019 has been no different.
  • The garden is increasingly evolving into an outdoor oasis. These four garden trends will help to turn the garden into a sanctuary in 2020.
  • If you are looking to buy wholesale fabrics and soft furnishings for your retail store, these 4 UK suppliers supply cushions, curtains, fabrics, rugs and more. 
  • It’s well and truly Christmas when the Christmas retail adverts arrive on the television, and in recent years – on YouTube. Here are some of our favourite 2019 Christmas ads. 
  • Cavanagh & Baker have a very diverse range of products. They sell 24 different wines, as well as cheeses, jams, chutneys, jars, butter, art and more, all made on the Isle of Wight.
  • If you are looking to stock sustainable gifts in your retail store, we’ve rounded up a diverse range of 5 of our favourites.
  • The retail industry is embracing private label in an effort to offer newness to their customers. All this and more in October’s Retail News Roundup. 
  • Kitchens are at the heart of the home. These 5 2020 kitchen trends are innovative and beautiful yet functional and practical.
  • Autumn Winter 2020 fashion trends are celebrating men and women instead of trying to shape them into an unrealistic ideal of what they should look like.
  • The UK retail industry generated £381 billion in 2018. British people love to shop and they have a very strong shopping culture. 
  • Around 400 brands that will be coming to Spring Fair 2020 have British made products. Take a look at the reason they are so popular and some of the brands that supply them. 
  • Thinking of You Week inspires people to connect with their loved ones by sending greetings cards with positive messages.
  • It can be expensive and time consuming to open a physical store, so it is imperative that the location of the retail store is well thought through and researched.
  • Instagram marketing has a huge impact on consumers, and because of its aesthetic appeal it is the perfect place to showcase retail products.
  • Here are some of the hottest male beauty trends and beauty products that will be making an appearance in retail stores in 2020.
  • The UK retail industry is taking new strides to stand out and offer freshness to its customers in July's retail news roundup – editor’s picks.
  • Fast fashion is a modern term used in the fashion industry to describe inexpensive clothing that is produced quickly in response to the latest trends.
  • The global cosmetics industry is growing every year and is now worth over three times the amount it was in 2000. It is expected to reach a market value of $805.61 billion by 2023.  
  • To celebrate this loud and proud community we’ve delved into their purses to find out just how big the UK’s LGBT market is. 
  • The UK is leading the way with online shopping, whether that be browsing and researching online before buying in-store, or actually purchasing the items online.
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