WINE & DINE - Gift Focus magazine

Apr 18, 2018 - made in international trade fairs and websites, the warehouse and office extension ..... copper, or bronze, and will add some oceanic charm to any living room, beach hut ...... in the sun in either the butterfly, ship, hot air balloon ...
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Issue 107 May/June 2018

White hot Summer product showcase

WINE & DINE Top tabletop & glassware finds

SHOW PREVIEWS Manchester Furniture Show Exclusively Shows Tendence Pulse PG Live NY NOW!


£500 RRP worth of stock from esscentualcandles

rewind & relax Bath & body gifts

PLUS Wedding ideas Baby gifts Eco-friendly giftware

May/June 2018 Issue 107 Editor Rachel Westall Chief Sub Editor Louise Prance Marketing Manager Michael Richards Sales Manager Sarah McLean Account Manager Sharon Dengate +44 (0)1376 535 607 [email protected] Production +44 (0)1376 535 616 [email protected] Production Manager Scott Brothwell Senior Graphic Designers Chloe Edey, Stephanie Hodder, Vicky O’Connor, Sarah Young Web Development Manager Stuart Weatherley Production Assistant Charlotte Potter Subscriptions Beth Varney +44 (0)1376 514 000

contents news&events industry news All the latest from the world of gifts


on with the show Trade fair dates and news


brand spanking new 14 Latest launches and hot new products ga news 46 The very latest news from The Giftware Association bafts 94 BAFTS, the British Association of Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers, brings you the latest news in fair trade retailing hot property 97 Catch up with all the latest from the world of licensing

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competition Win £500 RRP worth of products from esscentualcandles

Cover image courtesy of: Winter In Venice

bookshelf 120 The latest gift books to hit the shelves

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Average Net Circulation: 6,880



focus on... company profile 30 Managing Director of Ancient Wisdom, David Hardy, talks to Gift Focus about business, travel and well being company profile 66 Danielle MacRae, Brand Manager for Kaytie Wu, talks us through the contemporary jewellery company retailer interview 100 Joyce Chester and Margaret Monod, owners of Pen to Paper, talk passionately about sharing their love for stationery with the people of Brighton pop up shops 104 Hannah Rowlands, Marketing & Digital Manager at Sanrio, talks to Gift Focus about how pop up shops have worked for Sanrio and how the concept can help your business too retail technology 107 David Fairhurst shares his expert advice insurance Brokers TH March answer your insurance-related questions


up & coming 122 Rob Cook, owner of tiddlers & nippers, talks to Gift Focus about the company’s innovative, user-friendly baby products – all to make parent’s lives that bit easier

where trends are born Pulse London


looking forward to Frankfurt Tendence preview



royal wedding fever Royal wedding memorabilia


a decade in design PG Live preview


to have and to hold Wedding day gifts


the exclusive lowdown Exclusively Housewares & Electricals