Selfridges, Waitrose confirm conference attendance

Selfridges and Waitrose are amongst the latest raft of leading housewares retailers to have confirmed their attendance at the first Housewares Conference & Innovation Awards.

Selfridges, Waitrose confirm conference attendance

London store Selfridges – which was last year named best department store in the world at the Global Department Store Summit, and Waitrose – the nation’s favourite supermarket as voted for by members of Which?, will join many more of the industry’s most prominent housewares retail names at the new event.

Other businesses to have added their names in the past few days include Kitchenmonger, Cheltenham Kitchener, Fermoy’s Garden Centre and Legend Cookshop.

The inaugural Housewares Conference & Innovation Awards take place on March 27 2012 at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire, and will combine a line-up of inspirational speakers for the day’s conference element with the presentation of the new Housewares Innovation Awards.

Response to the new event has far exceeded the expectations of organisers and Housewares Magazine, and places are going fast. To make sure you don’t miss out book your own place for this essential day now by visiting

Retailers and suppliers can also use the website to enter the awards, which offer a host of categories for independent and multiple retail businesses and for housewares products. Deadline for all entries is January 9 2012.

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