August 17, 2017

Johnson’s announces winners of window display competition


Johnson’s Veterinary Products Ltd has labelled its 2015 summer 4fleas window display competition as a huge success. The competition ran from June to September this year, and over 350 point of sale packs were sent out to retailers across the UK, including a box of chocolates for each participant. The company, based in the West Midlands, chose six regional winners, with each one receiving a £100 high street voucher for up to three members of staff per store. The winners were chosen from the photographs they submitted at the end of September by a panel made up of office staff…

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Iams launches new wet cat food range


Iams, , a pet food brand owned by Spectrum Brands Holdings, has launched a new wet cat food range, a first for the brand. The new ‘Delights’ range comes in nine varieties and is the result of extensive customer feedback, which revealed that cat owners want to see real meaty chunks in their cat’s wet food as well as increased flavour variety. Delights will be available in 85g pouches as well as in multipacks of 12, 24 and 48. The range is available this month and is priced from £4.89 for 12x85g pouches. For more information visit  

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Eukanuba partners with Ben Fogle for book launch


Pet food manufacturer Eukanuba has announced  a new partnership with writer and presenter Ben Fogle to celebrate the launch of his new book ‘Labrador: The Story of the World’s Favourite Dog’, which was launched on October 8. Ben has always spoken about his love of Labradors, particularly his own dog Inca who he has shared the limelight with on numerous journeys and adventures. His new book delves into the relationship between Labradors and humans, recalling stories which emphasise this and demonstrate the extraordinary nature of these dogs. Ben commented on his relationship with his own dog and Eukanuba, saying: “My…

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Nutriment shortlisted for three awards


The founder of raw pet food company Nutriment has been shortlisted as a finalist for the NatWest everywoman Awards. Suzanne Brock was entered for the high profile accolade with PM approval that seeks to showcase the UK’s female entrepreneurship. The awards were first launched 13 years ago with the very specific role of challenging out-moded mindsets and providing a credible back catalogue of inspirational and accessible role models for future female founders to liaise with and aspire to. The company has also reached the final stages of this November’s UK start-ups and PIF awards. Suzanne commented: “As a premium pet…

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Gardman suggests its seasonal displays for soaring sales


Gardman, one of the UK’s leading garden products supplier, is promoting its Wild Bird Care point of sale solutions for autumn and winter. The company says retailers should now be focusing on their wild bird care departments to maximise on this key sales period. Lolly Lee, director of business development for Gardman, said: “Around 80% of all till purchases are impulse, so the importance of effective merchandising techniques cannot be emphasised enough.” Many garden centres have already set up the special displays, including Oaktree Garden Centre & Nursery in Berkshire. The centre worked with Gardman’s marketing department to give their…

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Hunting for riding boots? Try Tuffa.


Footwear manufacturer Tuffa has announced a growing popularity of its Showtime Boots across various equestrian sports. The most recent group to embrace the footwear is those who hunt. Michelle Girling, from Tuffa Footwear, said: “Since we introduced the brown version, we’ve found people from different equestrian sports have been attracted to Showtime. The boots’ classic design really appeals to lots of people, but we’ve combined this with more modern materials and features like rear zips that mean that the boots are easy to wear but still look the part.” As well as hunting enthusiasts, the Showtime Boots have also been…

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Tetra launches innovative heating range


Aquatic industry leader Tetra set themselves the challenge of creating a new aquarium heater that would have outstanding safety and durability. Following this specification, the ProLine Heater range has been launched. This latest innovation is pitched by the company has both ‘unbreakable’ and ‘unbeatable’. The shatterproof construction of the ProLine Heater guarantees outstanding durability, whilst the unique double ‘Auto Shut Off’ technology provided by two extra temperature detectors guarantees further safety. The temperature of the heaters can easily be adjusted between 18°C and 36°C with accurate temperature regulation and the heat is evenly distributed using the semi-electronic Triac technology. The…

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Kate Negus Saddlery makes curves cool

Kate Negus Saddlery

Kate Negus Saddlery has introduced a new addition to its range of quality bridlework and accessories, the new Competition Curved Browband. The browband is made using top quality English leather with raised and blocked detail, with a popular curved design and finished with a Kate Negus Union Jack bridle stud. Julia Andrews, of Kate Negus Saddlery, said: “Curved browbands are very in at the moment, and although we do sell a number of curved styles, all of these have diamante crystals, and not everyone is mad about bling and sparkle. The Competition Curved Browband is elegant and simple, but just…

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McAdams offers unique dry pet food


McAdams, a new brand in the pet food market, has announced the launch of the first dry pet food to be made using whole British free range chicken. The food is grain free and meat meal free, with McAdams being the first and only dog food manufacturer to use whole British free range chicken from ethical farms across the UK; the entire bird, apart from the head, feet and offal, is used in the making of the dry pet food. A recent taste test showed that McAdams was the dog’s first choice in over 70% of feeding trials. The whole…

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Rosewood adds to 40 Winks bedding range


Rosewood has added to its 40 Winks range with a new collection of unique beds ready for autumn and winter. The brand new Grey and Cream Snuggle Plush beds have a unique grey patterned plush on the outside and a soft luxury plush cream inner. There are three oval beds in this range as well as a cat pyramid and a deep round bed, which is suitable for both small dogs and cats. The Grey Stripe and Tangerine Oval bed in the new range are designed as a modern twist on pet bedding, with contemporary grey stripe fabric on one…

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