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  • In a time when small businesses have never needed support more, Forma House has launched #LoveReviewShare – a campaign to ensure that small businesses don’t just survive this difficult time, but thriv ...
  • A couple of weeks ago, we asked our Top Drawer audience what subjects they’d like to hear about over coming months, to help keep their business looking ahead. What was clear in the replies was a conti ...
  • The simplest ideas are often the best is an adage that has never seemed more appropriate in the midst of COVID-19 and all that comes with it. One brand making a huge difference with their adapted appr ...
  • On World Earth Day, retailer, designer and all-round slow living expert, Emma Vincent, breaks down what she thinks the pandemic's effects on consumer behaviour will be.
  • It would be easy to imagine that in these difficult times, people are not buying. However, that simply isn't true. Retail expert and Founder of Future Retail, Catherine Erdly, shares what customer's a ...
  • BEHIND THE BRAND Sam Jayne Design

    17 Apr 2020 Jordan Evans
    Doodler, illustrator and all round creative, Sam, will be making her Top Drawer debut this year with Sam Jayne Design. We caught up with her to find out what inspires her, how she’s staying positive d ...
  • 9 Things To Do When Business Is Slow

    16 Apr 2020 Victoria Jackson
    Quiet periods in business can feel unnerving, there’s no denying that, but it’s inevitable within any industry. Multi-award winning blogger and magazine Editor, Victoria Jackson, shares her 9 recommen ...
  • Behind THE BRAND: Ohelo

    08 Apr 2020 Jordan Evans
    After, quite literally, having their products appear to them in a dream, Katy and Alex got to work creating a range of reusables that truly stood apart in a crowded market. Having made their debut at ...
  • These times are unprecedented. As business is adapting to the implications of COVID19, there are many big decisions to make and, for many, a quieter and more uncertain time is ahead. Therefore, it is ...
  • As we all adjust to life in lockdown, Spotted curator Charlotte Abrahams asked some of the Spotted Award’s expert judges and mentors for their suggestions on how to use this time creatively for the go ...
  • With the majority of consumers currently house-bound, it’s no surprise that Pinterest is reporting an all-time high in site searches. Used by more than 300 million people world-wide each month, the im ...
  • Today saw bricks and mortar stores across the U.K. join much of Europe in closing their doors following the Government’s decision to shut all non-essential shops last night.
  • With business being uncertain at the moment with COVID-19 dominating our heads and the headlines, Press Loft has come up with a few ways to help you navigate through these rocky times by focusing your ...
  • Yaasss Queen! It’s 2020 and there has never been a better time for women to be in control with unapologetic confidence. In the wake of  International Women’s day, we speak to Cat Crossley, owner of Cl ...
  • Behind The Brand: Misfits

    02 Mar 2020 Jordan Evans
    Canadian born UAL student, Alexander Neumann, describes his journey of developing a beautifully simple stacking game, Misfits. Reinventing wooden shapes to create a compelling, design-led game, offeri ...
  • Behind The Brand: Marokka

    07 Feb 2020 Jordan Evans
    Top Drawer S/S20 was filled with visual delights, but few grabbed visitors’ attention quite like Marokka’s King Gus; a triumph of design, sitting at nearly ten feet. We took a few minutes with Owner a ...
  • Behind The Brand: Halcyon Naturals

    10 Jan 2020 Jordan Evans
    Building their brand around four signature moods—Relax, Release, Renew and Relate—Halcyon Naturals has created a luxury range of home fragrance products that really does have something to suit and exc ...
  • Behind The Brand: LIGA

    08 Jan 2020 Jordan Evans
    A family business that hails from Cornwall, very few combine distinctive design and eco-friendly materials as well as LIGA. Excitingly, they’re launching 4 new ranges at Top Drawer S/S20, so we took 5 ...
  • Top Drawer’s Wellbeing sector has become a firm favourite amongst visitors—not to mention the most beautifully scented part of the show. Our Senior Sales Manager, David Westbrooke, has shared his top ...
  • Behind The Brand: The Woodlife Project

    03 Jan 2020 Jordan Evans
    On a mission to replace everyday plastic, The Wood Life Project instantly captured the attention of retailers with their inspiring range of eco-friendly, British-made wooden products when they made th ...
  • 5 PLAY brands not to miss at Top Drawer SS20

    19 Dec 2019 David Westbrooke
    Proving that children’s products can delight and excite kids and parents alike, Top Drawer’s PLAY sector showcases the very best in design-led goods for little ones. Our Senior Sales Manager, David We ...
  • The government has set out its 2020 plans in the Queen's Speech and there is important news for Britain’s small retailers - a promised 50% discount in business rates for some in the short-term and an ...
  • Journalists have busy working lives and receive a huge amount of emails from a variety of brands every day. What they choose to look at and use is all down to how you portray your brand and products. ...
  • Behind The Brand: Woodism

    17 Dec 2019 Jordan Evans
    With years of creating advertising for major global brands under his belt, Sonny Adorjan wanted to apply his skills to something more personal and worthwhile. Teaming up with the best partner he could ...

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