14-17 July 2019

Retail Hub

15 Jul 2018
  1. Ed Chadwick of Snug Gallery in Hebden Bridge discusses how careful curation and engaging events have helped build his business. 
  2. Keith Tordoff, MBE of the Oldest Sweet Shop discusses how you too can regenerate your local high street. Join us for an inspiring and entertaining talk.
  3. Come hear The Harrogate Girls insights into the world of blogging and social media that will help you connect better with prospective, past and present customers. 
  4. In a highly competitive online retail space brands with a limited budget can find it hard to work out where best to spend money to create growth. In this session Rosie will show you how a customer fir ...
16 Jul 2018
  1. With over 25 years’ experience in the luxury fashion, textiles and interiors, Katie has a vast and invaluable expertise in fabrics, garment design, technology and manufacturing, woven textiles & fit a ...
  2. Join Bettys 'Head of Beautiful' as he shares insight into how to create stunning displays that showcase your brand this Christmas and shares some secret tips. 
  3. 8 top tips for PR on a budget
  4. Dan will talk about the importance of heritage and storytelling to a 99 year old business  like Bettys. He'll also be exploring the valuable role that social media plays, not just as a means of sharin ...
17 Jul 2018
  1. Avoid common pitfalls in building your e-commerce site through this interactive session that will talk you through the planning, setup and execution required to move into online retail and start drivi ...
  2. Ian takes us through some useful tips on how to survive as an independent retailer.He believes the way to survive in this changing market place is to become specialist retailers. When you specialise, ...
  3. How can you as a retailer know what customers are going to want in six months' time? What can you do to guarantee survival on the high street? Sourcing specialists The Great British Exchange offer exp ...
  4. Join Sargon and Richard as they discuss the highs and lows of building a sustainable brand in the circular economy
  • It’s so important for us to be showcasing great British manufacturing here at the Home & Gift show. The footfall here is massive and it’s an opportunity for people to see the products, hear the story and for us to be able to show first-hand the quality of British manufacturing we have embraced here with the homeware and cooking range.
    Tom Kerridge
    Professional Chef, The Great British Exchange
  • We love the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere at Harrogate. It’s a must for buyers and a showcase for Yorkshire hospitality. We always enjoy the whole show experience, seeing new faces and meeting with some of our regular suppliers in person.
    Chris Fox & Julia Keeling
    Wishes of Cudworth, near Barnsley