Our members include...
LittleLife Bambino Mio Limited iCandy World Limited Cosatto Ltd Bugaboo International BV Kid Rapt Ltd Totseat Ltd Sweet Dreamers Ltd Little Helper Ltd Kerrikids Ltd t/a babocush wemademe TRL/Child Safety Centre Zip Us In Ltd Skibz Ltd Maclaren UK Ltd East Coast Nursery Ltd Mayborn Group RECARO Child Safety Ltd Clippasafe Ltd High Street Textile Testing Services Flambeau Europlast t/a The Neat Nursery Co Tee-Zed Products Ltd Bureau Veritas Consumer Product Services UK Ltd Huggle Me Close Ltd Columbus Trading Partners BabyStyle UK Ltd Hardenberg&Co Ltd My Buggy Buddy And Design Ltd Bubbaroo UK Ltd ShadeMe Ltd Central Medical Supplies Ltd Cuddledry Ltd Stokke UK/IRL Ltd Maguari UK Ltd Hippychick Ltd Dorel UK 2012 Ltd Graco UK & Ireland Premiere Baby Ltd t/a MOBA TWM Productions Snuggle Sac Company Ltd (The) Mama Designs Ltd SGS United Kingdom Ltd Britax SHNUGGLE LTD CuddleCo Ltd Obaby Ltd Tippitoes (UK) Ltd BubbleBum (UK) Ltd Magmatic Ltd Hauck Group Ltd PacaPod Ltd TotsBots Ltd Litecup Babycup Ltd Baby Gear Ltd Small Ideas Ltd Apramo UK Ltd GfK Innovative Baby Products Ltd Boori Europe Ltd Prince Lionheart UK Ltd Relyon Ltd Mamas and Papas Ltd Bubabloon Petite Star BUTTERICK COMPANY LTD Cheeky Rascals Ltd Huggabubba Ltd Rochingham Ltd David Lowe & Co Ltd My Carry Potty Kit for Kids Ltd Gro Company (The) Kiddy Children's Products UK Ltd Opus Innovations Ltd Summer Infant Europe Helo Childcare Products Chicco UK FIRA International Ltd

Latest News

Be in the know with latest industry information


Be in the know with latest industry information

Visitors and exhibitors at Harrogate International Nursery Fair can learn how to boost their businesses thanks to a great line up of speakers offered by the Baby Products Association’s Seminar Programme which runs for the duration of the show in Hall H.

A delegation of almost 40 Chinese buyers will be attending Harrogate this year with the specific aim of sourcing British baby products. On the morning of Sunday 20th March these individuals will be introducing themselves and describing the consumers they sell to and the type of products they are seeking. This is a great opportunity for exhibitors to gain an insight into and possibly an entry into what is one of the world’s most lucrative nursery industries.

On Monday 21st March there are three not-to-be-missed seminars which will provide an informative insight into the UK baby products market which will be of interest to retailers and suppliers alike. Anthony Williams from leading market research company GfK will advise what the ‘hot products’ were in 2015, how much parents are spending on their babies and where they are buying. He will also give predictions of what the industry can expect in 2016.

Jessie Wilson from the Institute of Mums (IOM Research Ltd) produced a Second Hand Market Report in 2015 which gives an overview of what parents are choosing to buy second-hand, the cost of this to new product sales, and how the industry can discourage the practice.

Sally Hall, who has many years experience as editor of parenting magazines such as B Baby magazine, Emma’s Diary and Pregnancy & Birth, will describe the influence that the catwalk has on pushchair designs and how retailers can steer customers towards their perfect product by reflecting their personal style.

On Tuesday 22nd March Osiri Weithers of Intelligent Retail will explain multi-channel retailing and how to simplify in-store, online and telephone orders with centralised stock control which can be done at the touch of a screen.

Finally, Nadia Khaldi of Generation Media will give a review of the media landscape and how this has changed in recent years. She will share the latest research on media habits amongst pregnant women and mums and explain how this is expected to change in the future. This presentation is essential for marketers hoping to gain top tips for consideration when finalising media plans for 2016/2017.


See all BPA News

Harrogate International Nursery Fair
Department for International Trade