A UK South West company specialising in innovative, quirky, problem solving, lifestyle and homeware accessories and gifts, with extensive experience in retail sales and connections to high end department stores, multiple mail order, online and high street gifting and homeware retailers seeks new products from international producers to act under distribution or commercial agency agreements.
This established UK South West company supports a growing number of small UK producers of premium innovative, fun, novel and problem solving gifts, household items, travel, lifestyle products and accessories. The company has considerable background in retail sales and has strong connections to leading UK premium retailers, major airlines, mail order retailers and TV shopping channels. The product portfolio is focused on premium, quirky, gadget items which offer something unique and different to mainstream products. Many products combine style and convenience and support busy, on the move, modern lifestyles.
The company has a strong presence in the UK and has established retail clients which include high end department stores, leading airlines, high street hardware and gifting retailers, mail order and online stores. To increase sales the company is looking to expand the product range. The company seeks manufacturers, producers and suppliers of innovative, new to market products who are looking to enter the UK market. The company offers to act under a distribution and commercial agency agreement.
The company is also interested to increase international sales and seeks partners with established distribution channels in the retail sector for distribution or commercial agency agreements.
- Type of partner sought: The UK company is looking for manufacturers, producers and suppliers of novel, quirky, problem solving products, which offer convenience to the user, improve quality of life, health and wellness and bring something new to market.
Examples include bicycle indicator lights (as seen on the BBC’s "Dragons’ Den" TV show), a rotating hands free wrist torch, a product that harmlessly silences cicada insects, desk lamps with the shape of a baseball cap as the lampshade, a self cleaning hand whisk and several other useful home, gift, and life solution gadgets.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: Partners will be manufacturers/suppliers of novel, quirky, problem solving products, which offer convenience,improve quality of life, health and wellness and bring something new to the consumer market.
The company offers to act under a distribution and commercial agency agreement to introduce and grow sales of new products in the UK.
- Professional, established company with 10 years plus retail sales experience.
- Extensive product portfolio of new to market, premium quality, award winning products.
- Extensive UK retailer contacts including major airlines, high end department stores, hardware and gifting retail chains, TV, mail order and online retailers.
- Proven experience in establishing and growing a company.