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  • What experts are forecasting for Xmas 2020

    We think the saying ‘can you believe we’re in September already’ has already been worn out, but what a crazy year it has been!

    With so much uncertainty, it’s reassuring to have some certainity that our tradition of Christmas will happen. Something to look forward to and celebrate will likely be the morale boost we all need to get through an otherwise very very strange year.

    Today marks 100 days until Christmas. In retail land, that’s not long at all and many are still playing lockdown catch up when it comes to planning Christmas stock and displays.

    What The Experts Are Saying:

    Surveys from Money.co.uk show that consumers are feeling positive about Christmas spending and grateful to have something to safely celebrate. Many of us have had to cancel or postpone our usual get-togethers: weddings, birthday parties… Christmas will be a welcome time of celebration with our nearest and dearest.

    Financially, customers are ready to spend. Salman Haqqi, personal finance expert at Money.co.uk says:

    “64% of the public we polled said they intended to spend more or at least as much on Christmas presents in 2020, as they did in 2019. Last year people said they intended to spend an average of £780 on Christmas gifts but this year is set to increase to £965”.

    The article goes on to say Christmas shopping is likely to start sooner this year, especially if customers can get a deal.

    “Three quarters of those polled revealed they would consider starting their Christmas shopping earlier if it could save them money”.

    With that being said, it’s time to consider how to make the most of the festive season ahead and maximise your sales. Are you ready?

    Get inspired for Christmas

    Our Showroom is open!

    Our showroom has been refreshed and revamped to adhere to social distancing protocols. You can safely browse our entire Christmas and Everyday collections and be inspired by our displays. Arrange your visit.

    Your Rep is here to help!

    We're here for a friendly chat anytime to help guide & prep you into a profitable Christmas season & beyond. So please feel you can get in touch at any time if you'd like to discuss your requirements or arrange a visit to the Showroom.
    Get in touch with your Rep.

  • Dandelion Gifts prep for Xmas at the Showroom

    It’s this time of year that the Showroom really comes to life, because as you may have heard… there’s less than 100 days until Christmas!

    Dandelion Gifts from Frodsham, Cheshire, recently visited the Showroom to get inspired and secure their Christmas stock for the coming retail season. What better place to get excited for the most wonderful time of the year?

    How was your visist?

    “We had a fantastic visit to see the Christmas collections. Louise was very welcoming and gave us a tour of the Showroom which was very spacious and set up with displays of all the different themes. Everything was set out and prices displayed. Louise left us to browse and get inspired. She then rejoined us to scan our selection as well as recommending items and bestsellers”.

    Did you feel safe during your visit?

    “Louise went through the safety procedures with us upon arrival. We felt very safe and relaxed during our time at the Showroom. Definitely worth a visit!”

    A big thank you to Dandelion Gifts for paying us a visit!

    Get prepared for Christmas- book your visit now!

    With Christmas approaching, the Showroom is the perfect place to start if you are looking to get inspired. You'll find our ENTIRE Christmas range under one roof, with plenty of merchandising and display inspiration throughout. Our Angels are on hand to offer practical tips and advice to help you get the most out of the festive season!

    If you are interested in visiting our fabulous showroom to see what all the fuss is about, please get in touch, we look forward to seeing you!

    Contact your Rep to book a visit directly. Or call our helpful team of Angels on +44(0)121 351 7457

    We hope to see you soon x

  • Kaboodle get inspired at the Showroom

    We were recently joined in the Showroom by Hazel and Shayne from Kaboodle, Shropshire. They were on the lookout for some Christmas stock and came to the Showroom to see the ENTIRE collection under one roof.

    How did you find your visit?

    We received a lovely, friendly welcome to your well-lit, spacious Showroom. Help was always on hand from Helen as we browsed the ranges.

    We felt safe during our visit with all the Covid precautions- it was great to see the fantastic varied collections ‘in the flesh’. It was great to be able to see all Christmas and Everyday ranges and get inspired by the displays. We’d thoroughly recommend a visit!

    Thank you to Hazel & Shayne for visiting us at the Showroom.

    GET PREPARED FOR CHRISTMAS: BOOK YOUR VISIT NOW

    The countdown to Christmas is on! If your looking for Christmas inspiration the Showroom is the perfect place to start. You'll find our ENTIRE Christmas range under one roof, with plenty of merchandising and display inspiration throughout. Our Angels are on hand to offer practical tips and advice to help you get the most out of the festive season!If you are interested in visiting our fabulous showroom to see what all the fuss is about, please get in touch, we look forward to seeing you!Contact your Rep to book a visit directly.Or call our helpful team of Angels on +44(0)121 351 7457

    We hope to see you soon x

  • Samsara Crafts visit the Showroom

    We welcomed Denise and Eve from Samsara Craft to the Showroom for the first time on Thursday 27th August. They travelled all the way from Hull to be inspired by our Christmas displays and order their stock for the coming festive season.

    Tell us about your visit

    “With Christmas fast approaching, we decided to visit the fab Showroom. Our dedicated “Angel of the North”, Andrew, showed us around the spacious showroom- we could've gone Christmas crazy!

    We were very impressed with the vast selection to choose from and were provided with a well needed lunchbreak which was a great opportunity to think about our purchases. We are so excited to see all our new Heaven Sends stock on Samsara’s shelves!” - Denise

    A big thank you to Denise & Eve for visiting us at the Showroom!

    Get prepared for Christmas: book your visit now

    With Christmas approaching, the Showroom is the perfect place to start if you are looking to get inspired. You'll find our ENTIRE Christmas range under one roof, with plenty of merchandising and display inspiration throughout. Our Angels are on hand to offer practical tips and advice to help you get the most out of the festive season!

    If you are interested in visiting our fabulous showroom to see what all the fuss is about, please get in touch, we look forward to seeing you!

    Contact your Rep to book a visit directly.

    Or call our helpful team of Angels on +44(0)121 351 7457

    We hope to see you soon x

  • Christmas Buying at the Showroom

    We welcomed Annette Berry and Rose Broadhead from Eyebury Nurseries, Cambridgeshire to the Showroom for the first-time on Monday 17th August.

    Tell us about your visit

    “We visited the Heaven Sends showroom for the very first time, as new customers, having first visited their stand at Spring Fair, NEC; back in February. Our dedicated “Angel”, Jeff, showed us around the spacious air-conditioned showroom. We were very impressed with the vast selection to choose from, and Jeff shared with us some great retail tips, which we will be putting into practice this year! Ordering was an easy and enjoyable experience for us. Heaven Sends is definitely worth a visit.” - Rose

    A big thank you to Annette & Rose for visiting us at the Showroom!

    Get prepared for Christmas: book your visit now

    With Christmas approaching, the Showroom is the perfect place to start if you are looking to get inspired. You'll find our ENTIRE Christmas range under one roof, with plenty of merchandising and display inspiration throughout. Our Angels are on hand to offer practical tips and advice to help you get the most out of the festive season!

    If you are interested in visiting our fabulous showroom to see what all the fuss is about, please get in touch, we look forward to seeing you!

    Contact your Rep to book a visit directly.

    Or call our helpful team of Angels on +44(0)121 351 7457

    We hope to see you soon x

  • Stagg & Sharpe's first visit to Showroom

    Maria & Natalie from Stagg & Sharpe Interiors, an up-and-coming online home décor company based in Leicestershire, recently paid a visit to our Showroom. They tell us about their visit…

    When did you visit the Showroom?

    “We visited the Heaven Sends for the first time on the 13th August and we were really impressed by the Showroom and the overall standards of our visit. The air-conditioning was an added bonus as it was 33 degrees outside!

    The lunch provided was a great touch and we can honestly say we are looking forward to a return visit.”

    How did you find the safety & social distancing measures?

    “We met our Rep Jeff for the first time and he did an amazing job making us feel relaxed and welcome while maintaining social distancing measures. Many thanks for Jeff for going above and beyond making us feel welcomed and at ease”

    A big thank you to Maria & Natalie for braving the heat and paying us a visit!

    You can find out more about Stagg & Sharpe Interiors below.

    Instagram: @staggandsharpeinteriorsltd

    Book your Visit
    If you are interested in visiting our fabulous showroom to see what all the fuss is about, please get in touch, we look forward to seeing you!

    Contact your Rep to book a visit directly.

    Or call our helpful team of Angels on +44(0)121 351 7457

    We hope to see you soon x

  • Gracie Jaynes visit revamped Showroom

    Gracie and Georgie from Gracie Jaynes, a fantastic home & gift boutique based in Leicestershire recently paid a visit to our Showroom. They tell us about their visit, how they found our COVID safety measures and what they thought of the recent revamp.

    When did you visit the Showroom?

    “We visited the Heaven Sends showroom on Sunday 2nd August. Jeff our Rep went out of his way to accommodate our showroom visit on a Sunday, which was brilliant. As a small independent retailer, I wonder how many other suppliers are prepared to operate on a Sunday?”

    How did you find the safety and social distancing measures?

    “There was an excellent pre-entry procedure whereby our temperatures were taken in reception before entering the showroom, and also plenty of hand-sanitiser to use.

    The new showroom layout is brilliant, easy to social distance, and we didn’t feel rushed at any time.

    We can see that Heaven Sends have really made an effort to accommodate customers whilst being Covid-19 secure.

    It was a very relaxed atmosphere throughout our visit.”

    What are your thoughts on the Showroom revamp?

    “As always, there was a great selection of products, and the ranges look bigger and better than ever, with the showroom now on two floors!

    Having spent 3 hours browsing the stock and placing our order, we can’t wait to receive our stock.

    We have been buying from Heaven Sends for a few years now, but we really think they have taken things to a new level, despite the challenges everyone is facing in 2020”

    A big thank you to Gracie and Georgie for visiting us!

    You can find out more about Gracie Jaynes below.
    Visit their website: graciejaynes.co.uk
    Facebook: facebook.com/graciejaynes
    Instagram: instagram.com/gracie_jaynes/

    Book your Visit
    If you are interested in visiting our fabulous showroom to see what all the fuss is about, please get in touch, we look forward to seeing you!

    Contact your Rep to book a visit directly.

    https://www.heavensends.com/showroom

    Or call our helpful team of Angels on +44(0)121 351 7457

  • What the Angels have been up to during lockdown

    As lockdown starts to ease, the shops begin to open we’ve decided to take a look back at what our Angels have been up to during lockdown. The past few months have been tough; with ‘normal service’ at a standstill across the world we have all been required to adapt to a new way of living and working …

    From supporting the local community & charities, welcoming new arrivals and spending time on hobbies new and old… it’s safe to say the Angels have been kept busy!

    Jeff & family

    You may have already seen that Jeff and his family have been busy completing a marathon walking challenge in support of the East Anglia Children’s hospice.

    They’ve raised over £1,200 for this fantastic cause. Well done Jeff, Debbie & Charlotte!

    Read more >

    Louise Mehmet

    Louise signed up as a NHS volunteer and has been supporting her local community by food shopping for vulnerable people shielding in their homes.

    Though disappointed that Wimbledon had to be cancelled this year, Louise has been making the most of the good weather and playing lots of tennis.

    Louise

    Angela Wright

    Angela suddenly found herself as teacher to her son, navigating the world of home learning and swotting up on her sums.

    She had promised her son that if their long-awaited holiday was to be cancelled, she would get him a dog. Unfortunately their trip did get cancelled- but they were instead able to welcome little Milo the Dachshund puppy to the family. Talk about silver linings!

    Milo

    Andrew Potts

    Andrew is a Trustee of a local community trust, which looks after a community centre and the local library. During lockdown they set up a Coronavirus care group, which organised home shopping and meals for vulnerable residents in the village.

    He has also proven himself to be King of DIY, taking on many projects such as redecorating a kitchen, laying a new patio and converting an old aviary into a 'She Shed'!

    Andrew DIY Lockdown

    Helen Gillam

    Helen has been a busy bee, helping neighbours with their shopping, volunteering and baking lots of treats.

    Cooper the Spaniel has been accompanying her on country bike rides, happily trotting along beside her. Sounds like those agility lessons have certainly paid off.

    Helen G & Cooper Lockdown

    Marina Crisp

    Marina has been a busy bee over lockdown…she’s been supporting her local community by shopping for elderly neighbours and spending plenty of time working out in the garden looking after her lovely chickens, guineas and cats!

    Marinas Chickens

    Looking Forward

    Suddenly, we find ourselves towards the end of July and the Christmas period is fast approaching! We are delighted to confirm that our Christmas lines for 2020 are in production and already starting to land daily. We are dedicated to supporting our customers as best we can to return to trading and to have the best Christmas trading period possible.

    Our fabulous Showroom has now re-opened after a total refresh, extending over two floors! We have taken this time to be as proactive as possible: transforming displays, creating more display and walking space and putting an enhanced cleaning plan in place to give you peace of mind on your visit.

    To adhere to social distancing guidelines we are limiting the amount of visitors we have per day. Please contact your Rep to book your visit.

    If you can't make it to the Showroom, our Angels are happy to visit you to go through our ranges and find the best product ranges to suit you.

    If you have any further queries please contact us on +44 (0) 121 351 7457 or email sales@heavensends.com

    We hope to see you soon
    x

  • Jeff walks TWO Marathons for Charity!

    During lockdown, Jeff Norman and his family have been walking around the Suffolk countryside every day – come rain or shine – in an effort to raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. (EACH). They have already raised over £1,200- a big well done to Jeff, Debbie & Charlotte!

    About E.A.C.H (East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices).

    EACH cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions, providing specialist nursing care, therapies and much more to support the individual needs of the child, young person and their family.

    Helping to fundraise in challenging times

    The current challenging and uncertain times have hit charities especially hard, and for EACH the financial impact has been overwhelming (losing an estimated £1.8m in revenue this year). Many charity events have been cancelled or postponed, including the London Marathon, further impacting charities across the UK. The ‘2.6 challenge’ was created in a bid to fill a £4 billion charity black hole.

    Jeff, who was one of the youngest runners at the second London Marathon in 1982, said:

    “I needed a positive focus whilst furloughed. My daughter suggested – rather sarcastically – that we should do a 2.6 Challenge – not realising for one minute that I would take it seriously and rise to the challenge.”

    Jeff, his wife Debbie and daughter Charlotte decided to set their own challenge and complete it together as a family. They walked 2.6 miles every day for 26 days to raise money for EACH. By the time they finished on May 23rd, they had racked up an impressive 67.6 miles – which is, fittingly, 2.6 marathons.

    How you can help
    If you would like to donate, Jeff’s JustGiving page is open until mid August.

    Learn more about EACH: https://www.each.org.uk

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  • Autumn Fair Postponed Until 2021

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    NEC Autumn Fair organisers have announced that it will no longer be going ahead on 5th - 8th September due to the Covid crisis.

    Their website states: "As a reflection on conversations between the organisers and exhibitors and visitors, Hyve have made the decision that Autumn Fair 2020 will not take place this year. Spring Fair will continue to take place on the 7th-11th February 2021 and Autumn Fair will return to the NEC on the 5th-8th September 2021."

    We have exhibited at Autumn Fair for many years and many of you will have expected us to be there this year. We'd like to invite you instead to visit our Showroom, which has been recently refreshed with an even bigger range of Christmas and Everyday displays- and re-organised to facilicate social distancing.

    Our handy video below explains safety measures in place at our Showroom & what to expect when you arrive.

    Showroom Video

    If you can't make it to the Showroom, our Angels are happy to visit you to go through our ranges and find the best product ranges to suit you.

    If you have any further queries please contact us on +44 (0) 121 351 7457 or email sales@heavensends.com

    We hope to see you soon

    x

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