HWPR Blog – week ending 1/6/18

As we write this, it looks like summer is finally upon us as we have had consistently warm temperatures and the garden has finally sprung to life following inclement weather in Spring.

This means a busy time for Team HWPR and we have been doing everything to maximise coverage for our clients’ product ranges in key trade and consumer titles. Continue reading

Happy Gardening comes to Retail Lab @ Glee 2018

The Retail Lab @ Glee was introduced in 2017 to showcase the latest trends within the garden industry, whilst also providing retailers with hands on advice and inspirational content that they can take back to their own stores to drive sales in 2018 and beyond.  The response to this new area surpassed expectations, with suppliers and retailers remarking on the immediate ‘take home’ value of the Lab’s content.  Now, with just five months to go until the doors open on the 44th annual Glee exhibition (10th – 12th September, NEC Birmingham), details regarding the 2018 Retail Lab – in association with the HTA – have been revealed. Continue reading

Lumag shortens the braking distance by 3 metres

Lumag, leading Polish manufacturer of friction materials, has recently invested 700,000 PLN to extend its factory with a new production line used for applying a layer of the so-called “Green Coat”. Owing to this investment, brake pads made by the company will offer even greater safety by shortening the braking distance from 50 to 0 kph during breaking-in of newly installed pads by up to 3 metres. Continue reading