Much like you, our buyers are always searching for the hottest trends and stocking up on the most consistent sellers.
As a buyer, you’ve got to be one step ahead at all times, so we’re calling on the knowledge of our own buying team, so you know what stock to buy in plenty of time.
The sun is shining, green grass is growing and the flowers are blooming. But spring and summer can have negative consequences for some of us.
Hayfever is a common allergy in the UK; Kantar Health reports 31% of people in the UK experienced hayfever in 2017.While there’s no cure, there are products that can help reduce symptoms. 10.7 million people are expected to buy hayfever ailments in a calendar year, which is why our hayfever products are so popular.
Ice lollies, peppermint sweets and giant reindeer. Yes, you read that correct! The UK inflatables market is booming, and everyone is trying to get the craziest, most social media friendly inflatable out there.
Inflatables are a great addition to any store. They stand-out, grab people’s interest and are a great impulse or token purchase.
With the summer months approaching, you should stock up on your summer gear before the rush starts. Visit out paddling and beach toys page to see more.
Gone are the days when sun cream was a thick, sticky liquid that left a thick white film on the top of your skin. You can even buy SPF-based moisturisers and makeup now, so sun cream isn’t just a summer trend.
The UK has more sun in the summer, and more people go on holiday. The sun care market has been growing steadily since 2010 and reached a high of £300 million in 2018.
Stock up on sun cream for this summer – visit our Sun Care section to view all our products.
The first festival after Christmas and a sign that spring is finally underway; cue huge Sunday roast shops and full aisles dedicated to festive products.
Easter offers a welcome lift to retailers following the slump in the early part of the year, and sales are likely to shoot up as people go on holiday and start to consume more food, drink and confectionery.
Easter is now a huge commercial event, and you should make the most of it by stocking up on all the latest Easter goods. You can view our range here.