Doors open to Autumn Fair

On September 3, the doors opened to Autumn Fair, the UK’s leading wholesale marketplace for home, gift and fashion, hosting over 500 exhibitors and thousands of inspirational new products vying to be retail’s next bestsellers ahead of the industry’s most profitable time of year.

Leading retailers including Aldi UK, John Lewis, B&M, Boyes Stores, Marks & Spencer, British Garden Centres, Card Factory, Dobbies Garden Centre, Harrods, Holland & Barrett, JoJo Maman Bébé, Matalan, New Look, Next, Sainsburys, Squire’s Garden Centre, The Works, Toys R Us, TJX, Dunelm, Homebase, Home Bargains and many more, have joined the new connections programme Connect @ Autumn Fair. With this, the latest insights and trend-led content, plus the new responsible sourcing show Source Home & Gift, visitors will be taken on a voyage of discovery.  Source Home & Gift has a compelling line-up of over 300 audited, quality global manufacturers who pride themselves on responsible manufacturing and sustainable production.  Buyers attending the NEC this September will be dazzled by the combined 800 exhibitors, spanning across 6 halls, shaping a must attend Autumn Fair and Source Home & Gift this season.

As the buyers one-stop marketplace for everything new and on-trend for 2023, Autumn Fair opens from Sunday 3rd until Wednesday 6th September at NEC Birmingham, providing a launchpad for new collections, new innovations, and product inspiration. The definitive ‘shop for shops’, Autumn Fair supports the retail industry like no other – it’s central location and key timing for the Golden Quarter provides the perfect opportunity for buyers to top up their stock and make last minute orders in time for retail’s busiest and most profitable time of year. Autumn Fair is the perfect opportunity to source new brands, products and much needed newness now, for Christmas and for early 2024.

Nicola Meadows, divisional managing Director, Hyve Group, said: “Buyers love Autumn Fair as it’s perfectly timed and offers such an inspirational line-up of new products, innovation and creativity which always elevates a retailers offer. This season we are looking forward to welcoming so many of our much-loved established brands as well some of the most exciting newcomers. The diversity and quality of products on offer is second to none, and special features such as the New Product Showcase and Gift of the Year Showcase champion some of the best in show.

“With the biggest names in retail due to attend, from world-famous department stores and high street shops to independent boutiques, we’re excited to facilitate so many new connections for our exhibitors.”

In Home, Living & Decor and The Summerhouse visitors will be wowed by the newest and most innovative products in furniture, textiles, interior accessories, and gifts from hundreds of exhibitors including Pad Home, Avalana, Malini, J.J. Textile, Walton & Co, Lows of Dundee, Gallery Direct, Hill Interiors, Bronte by Moon, Art Marketing, Blooms by Samuel Baker, Casa Verde and many more. CIMC Home, Harrow Trading, McGowan & Rutherford, London Ornaments, Wild Java, Ancient Mariner Furniture, Richard Cooper Bronze, Sompex, Deluxe HomeArt, Febland Group, Besp-Oak Furniture, Final Touches, Edge Company, Katrina Hampton by Ambassador Textiles, Teal International, Satchville Gift Company and Dutch Imports & Daughters are amongst the other leading brands presenting their new ranges and next bestsellers.

Everyday is the sourcing destination for everyday affordable items from domestic appliances, housewares, tabletop to pet supplies, home improvement and household cleaning products from brands including Tefal, Salter, Beldray, Artisiana, and more.

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