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Gem Imports

A brand new import company with a broad range of ranges offered to the independent retailers with an excellent margin. Gem Imports were founded on the basis of 25 years’ experience in purchasing trends from the Far East and can offer products which will lend themselves to any retailer. They also operate an integrated purchase […]

YCF (formerly Farrar Bros)

Yorkshire Cleaning Fabrics (YCF) is the new name you need to know for the FARBRO product range,  YCF and Farrar Brothers have had a long and fruitful trading relationship and when one of the Farrar partners decided that it was time to take it a little easier, YCF was eager to bring the FARBRO range […]

Birlinn

Birlinn Ltd is one of the largest suppliers of UK Maps and atlases, and an accredited Ordnance Survey partner. It is also one of Scotland’s largest trade publishers and the largest supplier of Scottish, natural history and children’s titles in Scotland. The company was set up 26 years ago.

Phoenox (HugRug)

Hug Rug…the world’s most environmentally friendly barrier mat. Designed from the outset to have a light environmental footprint helping protect the world WE live in. Engineered to keep dirty footprints out of the home YOU live in. We all love the environment, nature and wildlife but we want to keep it in it’s rightful place…OUTSIDE! […]

Bona

Since 1919 Bona has pioneered the highest quality wood and other hard floor care products for professionals and home owners. Bona products protect and care for distinguished floors in palaces, museums, arenas and homes worldwide.  With headquarters in Malmo, Sweden and subsidiaries and distributors in more than 90 countries, Bona has grown to become the […]

History and Heraldry

Having recently joined the British Independent Retailers Association, we’d like to offer a little background on our award-winning company, explaining why we feel our high-quality, impulse-buy lines are the ideal choice to grow your sales. With distribution in over 60 countries in 30 languages, History & Heraldry are the pre-eminent global leader in the supply […]

Energetic

Energetic Lighting Europe NV is a 100% European subsidiary of YANKON.  As one of the world’s major manufacturers of LED lighting products. We distinguish ourselves through innovative development in smarter lighting. We are proud of our  dynamic R&D team, vertically integrated industrial chain,  state-of-the-art manufacturing plants and stringent quality control system. We are supplying to the world’s top […]

Wax Lyrical

Wax Lyrical are the UK’s largest manufacturer of home fragrance. We create lots of our own ranges that are sold in high quality stores and we also produce home fragrance for some of the world’s leading luxury brands. In May 2016, the Portmeirion Group acquired us, building our strength within the British market and this […]

Versa Security

VERSA products mean you only need to stock our versatile retrofit products to suit all your emergency replacement customers. No more risk of jobs being cancelled while you wait for parts to arrive. No more difficulty of finding the exact replacement product. No more filling up your van with stock you may never use.

Cem-Spec

CEM-SPEC ltd is a well-established company with over 50 years’ experience in the cement processing, packing and aggregates industries. We have a centrally located plant which helps to keep haulage costs to minimum, making our products more attractively priced and helping our customers maintain margin! CEM-SPEC ltd pride ourselves on always providing top quality materials, […]

CQFD Profiles LTD

CQFD PROFILES Ltd is an international company with a wide presence and an in depth knowledge of the DIY and Trade Market with over 45 years experience. We pride ourselves in putting our customer first in all we do with merchandising stands available to retailers free of charge, one year’s sale or return guarantee on […]

Able2

Able2 UK Ltd are specialists suppliers of Stayput ECO PER non-slip fabrics and mats, Anti-slip trays and Antimicrobial Hypo-Allergenic Bath & Shower mats BS8445:2012 level 1 Anti-Slip. Plus the Stayput Anti-slip rug underlay fabrics. In addition Able2 is a leading supplier of a huge range of Aids for Daily living to UK retailers. These products […]

JML

JML was once a small family company that developed through consumer exhibitions with exciting live demonstrations of innovative products. Over the last two decades we’ve grown into a household name, one of the nation’s favourite brands and a world leader in retail screen promotions and TV home shopping. With ambitious plans for further rapid growth, […]

Luceco

With over 70 years experience, the Luceco plc brands are market leaders in key electrical categories, offering a “one stop shop” for trade and retail accessories. Head Office in London with global offices in Telford, China, Houston, Hamburg, Paris, Barcelona, Dubai, Hong Kong and Johannesburg offer sales and support to European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Africa […]

The Fuelcard People

bira members can benefit from a free, no-obligation discount fuel card from The Fuelcard People. The Fuelcard People provide savings of up to 5p per litre and up to 10p per litre at motorway pumps, with free credit and reduced administration, backed by personal service and security. The benefits of a fuel card from the […]

Really Good Company

Really Good is a leading independent publisher that specialises in producing exciting greeting cards and stationery along with an array of unique and refreshingly distinctive giftware. They have extremely talented in-house designers and also work with awe-inspiring individual artists to continually create new greeting card and gift ranges that constantly set trends and provide their […]

Gripit

  We are a UK based plasterboard fixing company, manufactured in Britain and are The World’s Ultimate Plasterboard Fixings on the market. When GripIt® was launched on the market in 2012 it provided an instantly popular and winning solution to an enduring problem. Large stores, tradespeople and DIYers welcomed this simple method of wall hanging […]

Gourmet Gadgetry

With a passion for fine dining and entertaining in style we at Gourmet Gadgetry are delighted to offer you a fantastic range of ‘Fun Food’ products to make any occasion really special. Our experience began within the chocolate fountain industry before developing into revolutionizing the next generation of cookware and gadgets, allowing the end user […]

Paroh

Paroh is a leading distributor of leisure and lifestyle products based in Birmingham. The Paroh group of brands has grown rapidly to become a key distributor to a broad customer base that includes; major supermarkets, department stores, DIY chains, garden centres, high street chains, wholesalers, independent retailers and many more  

Addis Housewares Ltd

Addis Housewares is an international, independently owned company with a proud heritage established since 1780. Addis specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of housewares offering a wide product portfolio spanning cleaning, laundry, utility storage and food management. Addis also distribute a specially selected range of stylish and fun Vigar products.

Drabest

DRABEST products are the Highest Quality Certified ladders. We are one of the leading companies in the industry – we supply professional and safe equipment for work at height. We have over 20 years’ experience in the industry. All of our products are manufactured from proven, certified materials and welding technology, which ensures superior durability […]

Scott Brothers Ltd

Scott Brothers is the number one provider of household storage solutions to the retail industry. We provide high street, online and independent retailers with a range of high quality, durable, space-saving storage products for the bedroom, home and garage. We distribute the UK’s leading brand of vacuum storage brand, Packmate.

Mepal

Leading the field for the last 60 years in the manufacture of melamine and plastic products for the preparation, storage and serving of food, Rosti Mepal products are instantly recognised by the consumer for their Quality, Design and Function, a philosophy on which the company’s reputation has been built.

Ling Design

Ling Design are one of the UK’s longest established and largest publishers of Greetings Cards and Social Stationery, who specialise in supplying independent retailers in the UK. We have many brands within our offering and collectively these can easily satisfy a retailer’s requirements with very attractive margins and RRPs

Everbuild Building Products Ltd.

Big Brand – Big Range Everbuild Building Products Ltd. is the UK’s largest manufacturer of sealants, adhesives, fillers and building chemicals. Everbuild are owned by Sika AG, a globally active speciality chemicals company. Feb – Including the latest in Admixture technology, Structural Waterproofing, Bonding Agents, Concrete Repair, Cementitious Grouts, Adhesives and Screeds, Surface Protectors and Remedial Waterproofing.

Coral Tools

To all those seeking better results, CORAL is a progressive tool brand creating innovative products that enhance your performance and help you to succeed. Coral Tools is a privately owned British company that supports the independent retail sector. Coral are also distributors for world leading brands including Tajima (Hand Tools including Snap-Off Knives & Blades) […]

Bonnington Plastics Ltd

Bonningtons is one of the UK’s largest importers and distributors of garden, home and leisure goods. With over 40 years’ experience we are now one of the UK’s fastest growing companies, and have introduced over 1000 new products in 2016. Beneath the Bonningtons umbrella, we supply a range of product brands designed to offer the customer […]

Big K Products UK Ltd.

Big K Products Ltd. is one of the leading suppliers of winter fuel and summer fuel offering competitive prices and a reliable delivery service on a nationwide basis. The company has ISO 9001:2008 certification and has been a certified supplier of FSC certified goods since 1997.

Abracs

Based in York, Abracs Ltd are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of abrasives. Our extensive range of quality products, superior industry knowledge, UK stock holding and market leading customer service are just some of the reasons why so many people choose Abracs as their number one abrasives supplier.

Beam Group Ltd

Beam Group is the UK’s premier distributor of small kitchen appliances. We are renowned for premium products either from our exclusive brands or dedicated ranges. Beam’s reputation is second to none, offering our customers the highest level of service and support. We offer next day delivery on all carriage paid orders over £150, in addition […]

Zwilling J.A. Henckels (UK) Ltd.

With its distinct brand profile and a broad portfolio of world class products, ZWILLING J.A. Henckels has been winning over gourmets and cooking enthusiasts around the globe since 1731. It’s no coincidence that as a manufacturer of premium kitchenware, ZWILLING J.A. Henckels is today synonymous worldwide for the highest quality. NEW – Italian made forged […]

Werner (Youngman Group)

  Founded in 1926, the Youngman® business is built on strong values of Safety, Innovation, Quality, Customer Care and Integrity. We are now recognised as a leading provider of innovative access equipment, designed and manufactured to the highest quality and safety standards. Our products are made for the trade professional and serious DIYer and are […]

Denso (Winn & Coales Ltd)

Winn & Coales have had “Solutions” for over 130 years, from corrosion prevention, through to weather proofing and sealing for both the trade and DIY markets.

Dickies (Williamson-Dickie Europe Ltd)

With over 80 years in workwear manufacturing, generations of workers worldwide have known Dickies to be a brand they can trust. From oil fields to major construction sites, Dickies workwear has gained a reputation for quality, comfort and protection within any interior or exterior work situation.

William Armes Ltd.

DANDY is synonymous with quality flooring. William Armes Ltd is a long-established manufacturer, importer and distributor of all types of doormats and associated products. We have 4 Area Managers dedicated to the Independent trade, in addition to our fully staffed Customer Service team at our purpose-built headquarters in Suffolk.

What More UK Ltd.

What More UK prides itself as the UK’s largest plastic manufacturers, now producing bakeware, and wooden brushes. Working from their state of the art manufacturing facilities and distribution centre, they are rapidly growing to meet the needs of their customers to a high standard. They now export to over 63 countries worldwide.

Villeroy and Boch

Villeroy & Boch was founded in 1748 and is still managed by the 9th generation of the founders. It is deeply rooted in European culture and has managed to preserve its identity at the same time moving with the times. Tradition, quality and authenticity are the classic Villeroy & Boch attributes which give continuity to […]

Turtle Mat Company

The Turtle Mat Company has been the home of dirt-trapping doormats for 20 years; their washable cotton mats provide tried, tested and trusted protection to keep Britain’s homes cleaner. Recommended by top flooring specialists Karndean, Turtle Mats are stocked in major high street outlets as well as independent retailers across the country. With a strong consumer following, our customers enjoy proven sales, fast stock turn and a good level of repeat purchase and so […]

Tradestock Ltd.

Tradestock are renowned for offering innovation and creativity throughout their evolving collections of stylish kitchen, dining and lifestyle products.  Along with award-winning designs, their distinctive ‘giftable’ ranges and co-ordinated collections are supplied to customers worldwide, including their UK independent customer base, whom they aspire to support with promotions, offers, marketing and POS back up, in […]

Toolstream Ltd.

Providing retailers and wholesalers with a new way to buy, Toolstream’s innovative approach allows you to stay one step ahead. With quick and easy ordering via web or app, you can access over 5,000 products whenever you want. Sign up to benefit from cool personalised reporting, order tracking, Stockwatch, web-only offers and much more. Whatever […]

Walsall Wheelbarrow Company Ltd.

The Walsall Wheelbarrow Company are the only remaining British owned, British wheelbarrow manufacturing company left in the UK. Owned by the Thacker family, with over 50 years experience within the business. We offer an extensive range of products for wide range of markets. All barrows manufactured in our factory in Wednesfield.

Great British Card Company

A comprehensive range of high quality greeting cards – blank, birthday, occasions and relations cards in humour, traditional, photographic, art, contemporary and cute styles.

DRH Collection Ltd.

The DRH Collection prides itself on being an innovative supplier of excellent quality table-top ceramics and glassware offering high perceived value, to middle and high end retailers in the UK and Europe with a strong emphasis towards the independent retailers. In recent years rather than just buying ‘off the shelf’ lines, we have redefined ourselves […]

Denby Pottery Company Ltd.

Manufacturer and supplier of the UK’s leading brand of casual tableware, cookware, glass and accessories. For over 200 years we’ve been making iconic stoneware pottery in Derbyshire. Stunning, hand-crafted collections of tableware, cookware and serveware which are designed for living, made to last…

Boston Bulb Company Ltd.

Boston Bulbs are one of the country’s leading suppliers of Flower Bulbs and associated products to the independent retail market. The product range selections are designed to appeal to both the high impulse purchaser and the keen gardener. They offer small pack sizes and a wide product portfolio at competitive prices to compete with any […]

Greenpan (The Cookware Company)

Healthy cooking has a name, GreenPan. As the inventors of healthy ceramic non-stick cookware, GreenPan is the trusted go-to brand for non-toxic, easy to clean and easy to use pots and pans. Never releasing any harmful fumes or persistent pollutants, we pride ourselves on being free of PFOA, PFAS, lead and cadmium. Create healthy meals […]

Taylor’s Eye Witness

Taylors Eye Witness are the UK`s leading knife producer. Our Sheffield factory manufactures high quality Kitchen Knives, Scissors, Pocket Knives and Knife Sharpeners. We also design and develop a growing range of colourful Knives, Knife Sets, Kitchen Tools and Gadgets that are all very giftable. We remain a family business with a commitment to serving […]

T&G Woodware

Established in 1975, T&G are proud to offer a wide selection of on trend and exciting housewares products designed here in the UK. Products that are thoughtfully designed, responsibly sourced and true to T&G’s commitment of exceptional quality. T&G’s commitment to ethical materials includes FSC® Certified Beech and FSC® Certified Cork kitchen accessories. T&G builds […]

Sunflex

With over 40 years experience, Swish is the most successful supplier of pre-packaged curtain tracks, curtain poles, blinds and accessories and offer the largest collection of window fashion products from a single source in the UK. Swish is pleased to be associated with many soft furnishers, hardware and DIY stores and also UK’s leading retail […]