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23.02

Automatic Enrolment Messages for Employers

Employers – you need to tell The Pension Regulator how you’ve met your automatic enrolment duties. Find out how today. Over 1 million employers have now completed AE, but over the next six months there are still over 200,000 who will need to complete their duties and tell The Pensions Regulator how they have done […]

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21.02

Stax win award for their charitable efforts

In what was a great night regardless, Stax narrowly missed out on being named ‘Britain’s Best Wholesaler’ at the Housewares Innovation Awards. However, although it wasn’t a win, Stax did come Highly Commended in what was a highly competitive category, as it always is. The Stax team didn’t leave the night empty handed though. They […]

Direct

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21.02

Brits leaving emails wide open to hackers

Over half of all those surveyed aged 18-25 reuse their email password for other accounts – putting their cyber security and identity at risk. The Government’s Cyber Aware campaign and global information services company Experian are urging Brits to help protect their email accounts from hackers with a strong and separate email password through #OneReset […]

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16.02

Disability Confident in the Retail Sector

We want the retail sector to be Disability Confident by fully realising the potential of disabled people, as employees and customers. Therefore, we are supporting a campaign to promote Disability Confident in retail because of the benefits it can bring to the businesses, employees and customers. The Retail Challenge The retail industry is undergoing fundamental […]

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07.02

New arrivals to MODA 2018

New arrivals including Blend, Casual Friday, Fransa, Gant and B.Young are amongst the latest signings at Moda this season. With less than three weeks to go, the brand list for Moda has gathered pace with new arrivals including Blend, Casual Friday and Gant amongst the latest signings. The UK’s biggest trade fashion event has welcomed […]

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05.02

Exciting new partnership for Harris and Stax through bira direct

Up until today independents wishing to place smaller direct orders with Harris had the option to buy single units. However this changes from 1st March 2018 when dealing with Harris directly whereby orders will need to be in pack or box quantities. bira direct’s new partnership with Harris and Stax will allow our members to continue to […]

Direct

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01.02

Gifting the buyer up to £1,000 when opening new accounts, only valid at Spring Fair

New initiative to benefit buyers looking to work with new suppliers Easier than ever for retailers to diversify their ranges while making a saving Voucher redeemable at Spring Fair 2018 and Jewellery & Watch show The new Spring Fair voucher is giving even more reasons to retailers to source new suppliers at the UK’s largest […]

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19.01

Stax signals declaration of intent in London area with experienced new hire

The UK’s largest non-food wholesaler, Stax Trade Centres have recently announced the hiring of Anthony Whitehead to the position DIY Sales Executive at their Bristol Branch. nAnthony will be responsible for covering the London area, working with current Stax customers to provide exceptional service as well as highlighting and developing potential new business in areas […]

Direct

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19.01

Experience a trade show like no other at Spring Fair

Spring Fair: Come and experience a trade show like no other with exclusive access to the world’s newest products and latest trends This February Spring Fair returns with the most exciting show in its 70-year history, showcasing thousands of new products and shining a light on the trends shaping the gift and homeware markets. And […]

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19.01

The Darwin £10 note is almost extinct – Are you ready?

The Bank of England will withdraw legal tender status of the paper £10 note featuring Charles Darwin at 23:59 on Thursday 1 March 2018. With 6 weeks to go, all businesses that handle cash need to plan and prepare for the change. After 1 March 2018, businesses and the public no longer have to accept […]

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