As we leave the noise of Christmas and the festive season behind, a good many of us will be looking for some well-earned peace and quiet in January. And this is exactly what our first trend of 2019 is focused on – bringing calm to homes and shops up and down the country.
So, we’ve teamed up with Quiet Mark to raise awareness and lower all the noise. Because, according to a recent survey, 6 out of 10 consumers are looking for quieter appliances, and that feels very much like a trend. Quiet Mark is an international approval award program closely associated with the UK Noise Abatement Society. It actively encourages companies throughout the world to prioritise noise reduction within the design of everyday machines and appliances and find solutions to noise problems. Up until now, they’ve had an exclusive partnership with John Lewis but the good news is that they are now able to bring their approach to independent retailers.
Over the last few years, the quiet revolution has been gathering real momentum, and it counts a wealth of leading global brands amongst its partners. From Dyson to Samsung, and from Siemens to Bosch, there are a good number of manufacturers focused on keeping it quiet.
Quiet Mark has so far awarded over 500 different products quiet status, including washing machines, vacuum cleaners, hand-dryers and even musical instruments.
We think it’s got real appeal for consumers and it’s something we would encourage you to make a big (but quiet) deal about in 2019.We’re working on adding lots of products with the Quiet Mark to our roster of offers, so keep checking back to see what’s new throughout the year.
In the meantime, we hope you can take advantage of some of the great supplier offers we bring you in our footfall drivers throughout 2019. Our offers are updated daily here so make sure you check back for more.
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