Autumn Fair

4-7 September 2022 | NEC BIRMINGHAM

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Search through all the articles within The Community, Autumn Fair's online hub where we shine a light on all the positive messages and stories from within the retail industry, as well as the latest news and updates about the show.
  • Jules Haines of The Haines Collection updates us on how her business has developed, and how her team are tackling waste in the interiors industry.
  • A behind the brand look at Emily Smith Designs. The endlessly imaginative, high-quality British made homewares and accessories brand. 
  • On the surface, email marketing is simply to promote products, but there is more to it than that.  Read on to find out what other types of emails you should be sending your email subscribers.

  • Millions of pounds worth of business has been generated during the last four days at the UK’s leading home, gift and fashion trade show, Autumn Fair co-located with Moda, reigniting, and refuelling the retail industry.

  • On day three of the UK’s leading home, gift and fashion show, Autumn Fair co-located with Moda, visitors were treated to an insightful and honest conversation with retail entrepreneur and small business advocate Theo Paphitis in which he championed hybrid retail - the mix of physical and online retailing.

  • * A SAFE & SECURE EVENT * With just 3 days until the doors open to this Autumn’s largest and most inspirational Home, Gift and Fashion show, Autumn Fair reveals a host of exciting new Home brands show ...
  • Staging the largest gathering of Gift products in one place incorporating Gift, Beauty & Wellbeing, Kid’s Toys and Play, and Greetings, as well as fantastic crossover buying opportunities between Home, Summerhouse, and Fashion sectors, Autumn Fair opens in two weeks’ time, offering this year’s most spectacular opportunity for retailers to see so many new and exclusive Gift brands, discover the hottest trends, and do business in person. Pre-register now at

  •  You are driven, work hard and step out of your comfort zone to make things happen. Whilst these attributes will absolutely help you reap rewards, they can also create the perfect recipe for ‘founder’s fatigue’. Roo Davies, aka the Mojo Coach, explores how you can combat this all to common situation...

  • With ecommerce gaining more and more importance in retail, we have pulled together a few top tips to help you get online.

  • Autumn Fair, the leading marketplace for home, gift and fashion taking place from the 5th – 8th September at NEC Birmingham, has launched a first of its kind ‘Remote Exhibiting’ package created to provide a solution to international travel challenges and enable leading international suppliers to showcase their products to Autumn Fair buyers.

  • Please see information from some Autumn Fair exhibitors who are keen to talk about their sustainable credentials. Not all have completed the information required for The Sustainability Library yet. Please refer to the accompanying press release for those who have.

  • Following the successful launch of the Sustainability Trail at Spring Fair 2020, the focus on sustainability continues for Autumn Fair 21 with the launch of The Sustainability Library and a host of onsite initiatives.

  • With its doors re-opening for the first time in 18 months from the 5th – 8th September at the NEC Birmingham, Autumn Fair, co-located with Moda, has introduced COVID-19 status checks for all attendees on arrival at the show.

  • Hyve Group is pleased to announce the Retail Trust as its Charity Partner for Spring and Autumn Fair for two years and Wellbeing Partner across all its Retail Shows in the UK comprising Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, Pure, Glee and Scoop, to provide dedicated support, awareness and fundraising for the retail sector.

  • Earlier this year, we held a special edition of our “UK Retail Market overview webinar”, where we were joined by Eda Togan, Country manager, Turkey & Close regions for SUPERDRY PLC (Superdry). Here, she spoke to us about the work Superdry are doing in their bid to become the most sustainable fashion brand by 2030, and our audience were also given the chance to ask her some questions.

  • Staying on top of Instagram trends, picking the right hashtags and posting at the right time of day are all part of the hassle and intimidation that comes with growing your business on Instagram. To simplify everything, we have condensed our “Ask the expert: Instagram” webinar led by SocialB into a few key do’s and don’ts.


  • Autumn Fair has partnered once again with Theo Paphitis’ #SBS Small Business Sunday to bring back the #SBS Pavilion to Autumn Fair 2021 and is delighted to announce the six winners of this year’s competition.

  • Already a huge success for over 5 years at its partner show in Las Vegas, USA – Autumn Fair is now bringing the Curated Meetings service to the UK; introducing pre-qualified and vetted premium buyers who are actively sourcing to relevant, quality suppliers.

  • Paul Moneypenny to attend, launching his brand-new collaboration with Malini

  • Digital Wholesale Trading with over 4,500 Products
  • With its doors set to re-open for the first time in 18 months from the 5th – 8th September at the NEC Birmingham, Autumn Fair will be the largest must-attend event for the autumn buying season crossing the Home, Gift, Fashion, Design & Source sectors.

  • Bringing retro into 2021... 
  • A nostalgic trip down memory lane to discuss all things Rainbow Designs as they celebrate their 50th anniversary.  

    Comments from Zara Grindrod, Director of Sales and Marketing at Rainbow Designs, The Home of Classic Characters:

  • There’s no avoiding the fact that post-pandemic consumers will continue to shop online, so making sure your digital and physical retail experiences match up is crucial. Here are 6 top tips to help you do just that…

  • Discover the feathery trend that's soaring above the rest...


  • Autumn Fair will return in-person on 5th – 8th September 2021

    New for 2021, fashion show Moda will co-locate with Autumn Fair

    Industry leading brands set to appear on the exhibitor line-up

  • Join us on an adventure through the most tropical enduring trend... 

  • Hyve Group is delighted to announce the launch of the Spring & Autumn Fair Online Marketplace. The Online Marketplace takes the wholesale home, gift, and fashion business online, enabling trade with existing and new global partners throughout the year.

  • From online shopping to changing product trends, there’s no denying that the pandemic has caused a paradigm shift in the way consumers shop. We've broken down just a few of these new priorities. 
  • Autumn Fair's going interstellar with this twinkling enduring trend... 
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