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Lakeland, the experts in cooking, baking, cleaning and the home was founded over 50 years ago in the heart of the Lake District and from humble beginnings, this family-owned business is now multi-national as well as multi-channel with 64 stores nationwide in the UK.

Lakeland’s buyers are constantly searching the world for ground-breaking innovations and ideas to add to their carefully curated range of can’t-live without products, always working closely with their customers to ensure they have everything they need to create delicious, healthy meals at home as well as inspiring them with handy time-saving ideas that make life just that little bit easier.

No matter how you shop, Lakeland’s friendly and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to offer expert advice and ideas and of course all of their products are backed by Lakeland’s unrivalled 3 year guarantee!

Autumn Fair 2022, 4-7 September
Spring Fair 2022, 5 – 8 February

We are the marketplace of the season for the home, gift and fashion industry, a shopping destination to get you ready for the Golden Quarter, retail’s busiest and most profitable time of year. Held in a central UK location, and with new key shopping destinations, Home, Gift and Fashion, Spring and Autumn Fair are curated shows for a new era of retail.

We are located in the centre of the UK at the NEC in Birmingham both Spring and Autumn Fair are easily accessible for UK and International retailers, be it independent, multiple or online, designers, contractors and suppliers to meet twice a year in February and September, at the very start of the buying season. Together with a comprehensive line up of exciting exhibitors you want to see, expect a vibrant hub where not only ideas flourish but community, connection and collaboration thrives.

Home Hardware are the largest dealer-owned buying organisation in the UK for independent hardware retailers. Our extensive wholesale distribution services include over 19,000 products from over 300 leading brands.  We also offer an extensive private label range, superior stock availability, low-cost efficient weekly deliveries from our distribution centres, over 200,000 direct shipment lines, industry leading illustrated Buyers Guide, B2B ordering system and extensive consumer premier league promotions.

Virtually all of our stock lines are sold in singles, allowing members to trial new ranges with minimal risk and make small repeat buys to avoid tying up cash flow.

Within our range, we carry over 5,000 Cookware and Housewares products.

Our Cookshop Catalogue is now in its 9th year. The objective is to produce a high quality publication which demonstrates to consumers the breadth and credibility of ranges that independents can offer at fantastic pricing. The lifestyle format together with useful product information, cooking advice and tasty recipes gives the catalogue longevity. Distributed by the Royal Mail in October, to over 500,000 homes, the catalogue capitalises on the peak baking season and also features practical Christmas gifting ideas. This publication has proved incredibly successful for both Home Hardware and our Retailers.

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