Buyers flock to Birmingham for Spring Fair

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Independent retailers and buyers from across the country have been gathering at Birmingham’s NEC this week for this season’s Spring Fair.

With thousands of suppliers showcasing everything from scented candles and artificial flowers to toys and kitchenware, the UK’s largest gift and homeware trade event reaffirmed its position as a top destination to source products. And with hygge, velvet furnishings, faux-fur, marble and rose gold expected to be in vogue this year, there is no better place to identify merchandise to meet consumer demand.

The event features 14 different sectors covering all aspects of the gift and homewares market, allowing businesses to source merchandise for any occasion.

Portfolio director Nick Davison comments: “Spring Fair has fantastic heritage and many gift and homeware suppliers see it as an invaluable place to launch products, which has made the show a ‘must’ in the events calendar. This year the bar has been raised and we’re delighted that so many independent retailers and buyers have been able to source new merchandise for their stores.”

Spring Fair runs from 4-9 February, with 14 show areas covering the entire gift and homewares market. To register to attend please visit