Here is some of the latest news from our recent launches,..

Exclusively Housewares 2019 - Another successful show for Tradestock The Bee Collection created quite a Buzz!

Having recently joined the Tradestock stable, La Rochère featured strongly, both on our stand and in the Brand Showcase.

We have already added over 20 new lines to the La Rochère collection and, with some inspired additions to the popular Raising Spirits concept, our glassware offering is going from strength to strength.

With a focus on the festive buying period ahead, Raising Christmas Spirits was also unveiled - three key tabletop collections featuring a mix of placemats, coasters and glassware in the festive hues of gold, silver and red.

Up-to-the-minute news on Instagram! 10 June 2019

Please take a look at our Instagram site, launched to coincide with the 2019 Exclusively Housewares show.

Tradestock announce distribution agreement with La Rochère Tradestock are delighted to announce that they have taken on the UK distribution for renowned French glassware company, La Rochère.

La Rochère has been producing artisanal glass in the heart of France for more than 500 years, making it the oldest continuously running glass factory in Europe. The company is recognised around the world for designing and producing authentic, high quality glassware with French style for today’s modern home, including signature collections such as the best-selling Napoleon Bee collection, the beloved Versailles collection, and the distinctive Lyonnais collection.

“We are delighted to team up with La Rochère, an iconic glassware manufacturer with a very rich heritage” reports Tradestock MD, Keith Nye. “This partnership strengthens and increases the choice for our customers and perfectly complements the other glassware brands we offer.”

La Rochère will feature prominently at Exclusively Housewares in London in June, along with Tradestock's other premium brands.

Latest Durobor gin glass selling fast! 08 February 2019

Our new stock of the latest gin glasses from Durobor is shifting out of our warehouse almost as soon as it arrives.

These cheeky glasses, decorated with the words 'His Lordship' and 'Her Ladyship', are clearly hitting the spot.

Don't miss out - get your order in fast!

Tradestock's Gin glass wins 'Best of Best Sellers' 2018 04 February 2019

Our Ladies & Gentlemen’s Gin glasses from Durobor have been declared the number one best-selling product of 2018, as published by Housewares Magazine Best of Best Sellers League 2018*

Here are just a few of the comments from retailers…….

    “Strong design and good prices”

    “Novelty gift that seems to sell for us all year”

    “With gin growing in popularity, it’s no wonder these beautiful glasses sell so well”

    “Popular gift item over the festive period. A lovely glass to complement current gin trends”

*Best of Best Sellers League 2018 was produced by asking independent retailers, (chosen at random from across the UK) a simple question: “What are your to p 12 best sellers?” Their responses were divided into three categories: Top 10 Suppliers, Top Suppliers by Sector and Top 10 Products, based on the frequency of mentions in Housewares Magazine’s regular ‘Best Sellers’ feature.

Limited availability of new Raising Spirits Gin Glasses 29 October 2018
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  • Raising Spirits brings the next 'must haves' to its designer gin glasses.
  • Combining the best-selling shape 'Fjord' with its giant 66cl capacity, the unmistakeable Durobor 'Bubble' and four new limited-edition vibrant colours.
  • Choose between 'Gin' printed in either Black or in Gold, 'Super Gin' in Green, or 'Big Gin' in Orange.
  • Guaranteed to cheer up any festive gathering!
  • Stock is available from November 2018 for a limited time only.

Endless Possibilities on the Table for Freeform® following Autumn Shows 07 October 2018
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Exhibiting simultaneously at Maison & Objet in Paris and for the first time at Top Drawer in London, the award-winning Freeform® brand unveiled a fresh new look with an inspired tabletop accessories collection.

The brand now incorporates several elements including Connect and Duo, which come together in form and colour for no end of mix and match options which are simple, smart and fun. Head of Sales for Freeform®, Gary Archer said “We were delighted with the reaction of visitors at both shows to the new Freeform® brand. Our brand positioning ‘Transform your Table’ coupled with the innovation in shape, function and flexibility were particularly well received.”

“Following the success of the autumn shows,” continued Gary, “we are already looking forward to, and planning, a strong presence at Maison & Objet in Paris in January and at Ambiente in Frankfurt in February.”

New Freeform® website launched 11 September 2018
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To coincide with the launch of our new Freeform® Connect range at Top Drawer at London's Olympia Exhibition Centre, we are delighted to unveil our new Freeform website.

Please take a look at to get a real feel for these innovative products that are designed to Transform your Table.

Transform your Table with Freeform® 06 September 2018
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Top Drawer is the UK's leading retail trade event for creative lifestyle buyers, showcasing a curated edit of 1500 brands to top international retailers at Olympia, London W14 from 9th to 11th September 2018.

Exhibiting for the first time at Top Drawer this year, Freeform® will unveil a fresh new look to the UK market with an inspired tabletop accessories collection.

Underpinned by our brand ethos, Simple, Smart, Fun, Freeform offers distinctive styling options to totally transform the table.

Two ranges - Duo and Connect - come together in colour, shape and functionality to offer the ultimate in mix and match.

Duo, featuring a range of reversible faux leather placemats and trays in a variety of shapes and sizes, ingeniously teams up with Connect, a highly functional and flexible mat/trivet in two shapes made with quality faux leather on one side and a heat-resistant cork reverse for hot items and an alternative look.

New Heights of Success 09 July 2018

One of many exciting new lines we launched at the recent Exclusively Housewares Show in London was this tall, slender and very generous prosecco glass.

The Perfect gift...

Like all the other lines in the Perfect range – gin, wine, stem/carafe set – this stylish Perfect Prosecco glass features attractive pick-up bag style packaging, which adds at special touch and really does make it the Perfect gift.


Wow-factor dining 06 July 2018

We introduced these contemporary new placemats recently as part of a large AW18 launch, and they have already generated a lot of interest and will undoubtedly go on to create a real wow-factor at the table.

The Pebble range features two distinct styles - Non-slip pebble placemats in subtle on-trend tones of grey, cream and blue, which will bring a stylish and fresh contemporary feel to the table, and three options of rustic recycled real leather pebble placemats in tan, black and brown. Not only are these hugely on trend, they are also totally eco-friendly too.

Rustic Craft Designs for Christmas 2018 02 July 2018

The must-have festive trends for 2018 are epitomised in these our new Christmas designs, which feature across placemats and coasters.

Both Christmas Treats and Rustic Christmas exude a handmade craft style with exquisitely crafted decorations and a festive wreath made from edible goodies set against rustic natural backdrops - perfect for bringing a warming creative charm to the festive table!

Both designs were launched as part of a large AW18 launch unveiled at the Exclusively Housewares show in London in June.

Plush Presentation for Exquisite Table Styling 02 July 2018
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These plush new faux leather placemats and coasters will add a touch of glitz and glamour to any table setting.

The classic colours of gold, red and silver make them especially perfect for adding an extra special touch to festive table presentations.

All items feature a gorgeous textured finish, with both the red and silver options having a shimmering surface, whilst the gold features a more subtle, burnished tone.

These festive products were launched as part of a large AW18 launch unveiled at the Exclusively Housewares show in London in June.

New Jewel Range of Glassware for AW 2018 01 July 2018

Offering a striking alternative to numerous clear glassware collections within our portfolio, Jewel is an eye-catching new range of opulently coloured wine glasses and tumblers.

They are great for adding colourful fun to summer entertaining whilst also being perfect for adding warmth and a lovely element of luxe for the winter/festive entertaining season with the rich colourways of amber, amethyst, ruby and sapphire sitting in perfect harmony with our plush, glitzy faux leather mats and coasters.

Other new products include some on-trend festive designs for tabletop accessories, as well as additions to our glassware collections - both our Raising Spirits concept, and also renowned brands such as Durobor and Crystalite Bohemia.

Time to Celebrate our SS18 Collection 29 January 2018

Our SS18 collection will shortly be unveiled at the first show of the year, Spring Fair, so let’s give you a little taster of what’s to come......

Designed in a chic Roaring Twenties style, Etore is a striking new stemware range from Durobor which captures the essence of a sophisticated art deco era when social gatherings and cocktails were all the rage! Perfect for embracing our current trend for cocktails and other hip drinks of the moment, Etore will be launched at the show alongside more exciting new lines including ‘The Perfect Night In” carafe/wine glass duo set, ‘Raising Spirits’ barware and new collections from Crystalite Bohemia.

The Spring Fair runs from 4th to 8th February at the NEC, Birmingham and is immediately followed by Ambiente in Frankfurt which runs from 9th to 13th. Here at Ambiente, our stylish, contemporary stand, which commands a key position at this immense event, gives us the opportunity to showcase our FreeForm brand to a vast international audience.

Spring Fair: Hall 9, B26/C27

Ambiente: Hall1.2, J07

New: FreeForm® Connect 15 September 2017

New FreeForm® Connect is a simple yet inspired table accessory that connects and adapts to form different shapes and layouts to suit the setting.

The centrepiece of social gatherings, it will also connect those around the table bringing together friends and family for some convivial fun.

Two options are available - faux leather and cork, which can be mixed and matched.

The full range of FreeForm® trays and placemats can be seen on our FreeForm page.

Space Saving Creativity was a Big Hit at Ambiente 15 September 2017
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As the UK was the partner country at Ambiente this year, it was very apt that exceptional UK design was at the fore on the Tradestock stand with the launch of several new FreeForm® concepts including this clever and creative folding placemat.

When you want the luxury of a large placemat but have limited storage space, this new mat offers the best of both worlds. It provides a generous full place setting, but also features a neat fold down the centre which means it can be folded in half for efficient storing.

In keeping with the rest of the luxury FreeForm® Collection it comes in eight reversible colours, offering a total of 16 colour options.

Inspired Table Styling at Ambiente 15 September 2017
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Against the creative backdrop of a freshly re-designed stand at Ambiente this year, we showcased new additions to our award-winning FreeForm® brand, with a particular focus on unique and innovative designs for inspired table dressing.

Offering something truly different are these luxury petal shaped placemats.

Their creative and unusual shape is designed to accommodate a complete setting, including glassware.

With eight reversible colourways providing a total of 16 colour options, there is certain to be one to suit all styles and tastes.

The full range of FreeForm® trays and placemats can be seen on our FreeForm page.

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