Tag Archive: Retailing

Elliotts to open new £5m showroom

Builders merchant Elliotts is to open a new warehouse in Lymington that will incorporate an Elliotts Living Spaces kitchen and bathroom showroom on the first floor. [23-3-2022]

Lisa Palmer, Elgar Kitchens

Retailer Profile: Elgar Kitchens

Elgar Kitchens near Worcester won kbbreview’s New Kitchen Retailer of the Year award in 2021. Chris Frankland meets co-director Lisa Palmer to find out the secret of its success [14-3-2022]

In-store events and why you should do them

Alison Evans, showrooms manager at Obsidian Interiors in Cheltenham, understands how exciting and engaging in-store events help cement a long-term relationship with customers [23-2-2022]

Physical retail post-pandemic

Diane Wehrle, the marketing and insights director at retail analyst Springboard, considers the wider implications of the global pandemic for bricks-and-mortar retail. [14-2-2022]

Retailer Profile: Roccia

Roccia’s 20,000sq ft flagship Preston store claims to be ‘the largest tile and bathroom showroom in the UK’. It added kitchens in 2018. Chris Frankland spoke to MD Zabir Patel about the company’s ethos and humble beginnings [10-2-2022]

Retailer profile: Herts Kitchen Design

When Sam Woodland and her daughter Hannah left an established kitchen retailer to set up on their own, what made them do it and what were the challenges they faced? Chris Frankland finds out [8-12-2021]