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January sales growth disappoints

Published on February 7th, 2017 | by The GC Team

Figures released by the BRC today confirmed that January is no longer the peak shopping period it once was, as UK retail sales ground to a halt during the month with like-for-likes declining 0.6% on January ... Read More



GradoLabs makes a new Statement

Published on February 6th, 2017 | by The GC Team

GradoLabs, currently best known for designing and manufacturing high-end headphones, has drawn upon it long history as a producer of high quality phono cartridges (founder Joseph Grado invented and patented the moving coil cartridge in 1959), ... Read More

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Hughes’ shop window celebrates local history

Published on February 6th, 2017 | by The GC Team

Hughes Electrical in Spalding’s Sheep Market has turned its shop window into a storyboard depicting the historic importance of the site the building now occupies. The move was made after the Spalding & District Civic Society ... Read More

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January stock clearance drives shop price deflation

Published on February 3rd, 2017 | by The GC Team

Shop price deflation accelerated in January as discounting in the non-food sector followed what the British Retail Consortium said was “a tepid sales performance over the festive period.” Deflation of 1.7% was recorded for the month, ... Read More

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EPE goes big at Spring Fair 2017

Published on February 2nd, 2017 | by The GC Team

Premium Small Domestic Appliances distributor EPE Group is taking its biggest-ever stand at the Spring Fair (NEC, February 5-9), where it will take the expanded opportunity to launch a new SDA brand and present a key ... Read More

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Caple partners with in-toto Kitchens

Published on February 1st, 2017 | by The GC Team

Appliance brand Caple has struck a deal that will see its complete portfolio of appliances available through in-toto showrooms. Bristol-based Caple’s appliance collections range from fridge freezers and wine cabinets, ovens, range cookers, hobs, hoods and ... Read More

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Aquavision quadruples space and adds staff

Published on February 1st, 2017 | by The GC Team

Aquavision, a pioneer of in-wall and waterproof televisions (see previous story on this website), has moved its headquarters, factory and warehouse to new larger premises in Stockport near Manchester. The company outgrew its previous premises and ... Read More

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InSinkErator® gets moving messages to Londoners

Published on February 1st, 2017 | by The GC Team

InSinkErator®, the inventor of food waste disposers and a major player in the steaming hot water tap market, augmented its marketing with a Digi-Van advertising campaign broadcast throughout the streets of London in November and December ... Read More

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