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Progressive Housewares magazine features EPE at the Excellence in Housewares awards 2013

In the latest edition of the Progressive Housewares magazine, Progressive Housewares features an article on the Excellence In Housewares Awards2013.

The article goes into detail about the event and its massive success “Over 400 members of the housewares industry joined the parade and got into the rhythm at the Calypso Carnival themed Excellence in Housewares Awards Ball” the article features images of the events proceedings and in particular an image of EPE’s very own Megan Bailey & Ray Swarbrick on the dance floor shown here below.

EPE support these events and look forward to attending the Excellence in Housewares Awards 2014.


EPE interview featured in the retra Alert spring fair review.

In the october/november issue of the retra Alert, retra have written a follow-up review on this years autumn fair.

While praising the Autumn fair on its growth & success this year, retra have written a piece on EPE featuring an interview with the companies Investment, sales & Marketing Director Harry Singh.


Progressive Housewares Excellence awards

The latest edition of the Progressive Housewares magazine features an article on the Excellence Awards 2013. The article goes into detail about the awards and how the finalists are chosen. The article also mentions epe, as we are on this year’s retail judging and validation panel. Representing epe on the panel is sales development director Megan Bailey. We are proud and delighted to be a part of this event and this year we are sponsoring the award for excellence in retail training. The winners will be announced at the Excellence Awards ball at the London Lancaster on the 9th October.

Progressive Housewares

The top story in the July/August edition of progressive housewares magazine features a picture of EPE’s Noel Pamment & Harry Singh raising a cup with Starbucks’ Barbra Harmer at the Exclusively Housewares show. At this years show EPE showcased its new partnership as the exclusive distributors of the Verismo Coffee System by starbucks. The article also detailed the success of the Exclusively Housewares Show, which attracted its highest visitor numbers to date (up by just over 6% 2012) EPE are proud to be contributing to the success of the show and look to exhibit at the show in 2014.

AIS Philips Juicer Demo

The Philips HR1861 juicer was a big hit at this years AIS show. The juicer was demoed by David Parkes. Using a selection of fruit and vegetables many different combinations of juices were prepared and sampled by customers old and new. The Philips juicer HR1861/00 is made from anodised aluminium with a unique micro-mesh filter for easy cleaning. The XL feeding tube allows for constant feed and 2 L pulp container enable extended periods of use without the need to empty. The HR1861 can be found in the food preparation section of The Buyers Choice.

Ascaso Training

EPE’s sales reps from the south and north (Ray Swarbrick, Megan Bailey, Andrew Waller, David French, Neville Short, Sam Piechota, Anita Kirkham, John Graham, Philip Baker, Grahame Maskell) came to the demonstration that was being presented by Ascaso’s product manager David Escoda. The Demonstration revolved around giving our reps a better understanding of the Ascaso brand. The Demonstration gave insight into some of their flagship products like the Ascaso Dream Coffee Machine and other products in the Ascaso Range.

Euronics Showcase 2013 – 04/07/2013

EPE were featured in the May edition of the Independent Electrical Retailer Magazine. The feature included a report by Anna Ryland with an overview of the Euronics Showcase. The Euronics chief executive considered this year’s group showcase, very successful.

EPE demonstrated the new Philips PerfectCare Xpress Steam Pressurised iron. The Perfect care iron incorporates Philips Optimal temp technology, with the latest fabric care innovation.

bira retra alert – 12/06/2013

In the latest edition of the bira retail alert, bira have published an overview of the bira retailer’s conference and give thanks to the sponsors that made the event possible. Amongst the sponsors EPE were thanked for being apart of this event and the contribution we made to make this event a success.

Best Marketing Finalist 2013 – 12/06/2013

EPE were recognized by the Bira Direct Supplier Awards 2013 as being one of the FINALIST for Best Marketing. It is a great achievement to be recognized for our efforts.

Bira Conference & Gala Awards – 22/05/2013

The Bira Conference and Gala Awards was sponsored by EPE and took place at the Four Pillars Hotel, Costwords Water Park (Thursday 16th May 2013).

The Gala Awards Dinner represented an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the very best in the industry. The evening provided a great opportunity for retailers and suppliers to network together.

A charity raffle event took place to raise money for retail trust with some fantastic prizes up for grabs. EPE supplied a Delonghi Vintage Icona Espresso Machine, which was presented to the winner of the raffle by Paul Johnson (Sales Director) and Sam Piechota (Sales & Merchandising Manger) of EPE.

EPE are proud to be able to attend and support these events.

Yet another successful appearance for EPE at the London coffee festival – 03/05/2013

The London Coffee Festival saw its record-breaking attendance this year. Over the 4-day event 16,209 visitors attended, that is 6,082 for the two trade days and 10,127 for the consumer sessions.

EPE continually enjoy exhibiting at these shows, as it is a chance to enrich the coffee drinking industry and deliver compelling experiences.

EPE are looking forward to exhibiting at next years London Coffee Festival!

EPE have another successful appearance at the London coffee festival – 02/05/2013

At the London Coffee Festival EPE exhibited some of their well known brands (Bugatti, Ascaso, Gaggia, Graef, Top Moka.)

The London Coffee Festival was born out of a dream to create the world’s most inspiring celebration of coffee and food culture. London is rapidly becoming one of the greatest places on earth to discover, taste and share incredible coffee and gourmet food, and is now established at the centre of the new ‘third wave’ coffee scene. Taking place in the unique environment of the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, the coffee-obsessed and food fanatics will be immersed in a world of discovery, tastings, demonstrations and entertainment.

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The Housewares Conference & Innovation Awards. – 30/04/2013

EPE was invited to the Housewares conference on Tuesday 16 April 2013 at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire. Noel Pamment presented the 2013 tabletop innovation award, which was sponsored by EPE.

This event was tailored exclusively for the Housewares industry. These events have consistently attracted speakers, delegates, sponsors and entries from Britain’s most important Housewares retailers and suppliers.

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EPE features in the April edition of Get Connected Magazine – 15/04/2013

In the latest edition of Get Connected EPE celebrates its 10th anniversary and shows some of the brands featured in our portfolio.

EPE features in the April edition of Cookshop – 12/04/2013

In this month’s edition of Cookshop EPE talks about stocking or expanding more premium small domestic appliances.
Harry Singh, says: “the SDA market is a good market to be in, as every main SDA category is growing.” Harry also talks about looking to expand and recruiting retailers across the country. Noel Pamment the managing director expresses his desire to work with more independence as the company celebrates its 10th anniversary.

EPE features in the Retra Alert – 12/04/2013

n the latest issue of the Retra Alert EPE discusses its 10th anniversary celebrations, passed successful appearances and the importance of Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)
The article features a breakdown of the EPE portfolio as well as a few words from EPE’s Managing Director Noel Pamment and the group’s investment, sales and marketing director Harry Singh.

EPE Advertisement in the Retra member’s directory – 12/04/2013

In the latest edition of the Retra member’s directory EPE celebrates its 10th anniversary and shows some of the brands featured in our portfolio.

Come Visit EPE at the CIH show this 2013 – 12/04/2013

EPE are exhibiting at the CIH Show (Birmingham NEC) from the 14th – 15th of April 2013, you can find us at stand Number 660 were we will be offering coffee, so why not stop by for a chat with one of our sales representatives to hear about the latest deals we have to offer.

EPE Group do Comic Relief! – 18/03/2013 – 21/03/2013

EPE joined in the fun last Friday for Comic Relief and raised money in the process!
The team enjoyed the day wearing their “Red Noses” and EPE made a donation to this great cause!

Bugatti has a successful appearance at home – 18/01/2013

On the 13-15 January 2013 at Earls Court, Bugatti exhibited a selection of their new premium and exciting range of quality housewares and cookware’s, dining sets, kitchen appliances.

The show was a success for Bugatti and introduces the gift ware market.

Bugatti are now ready and are stocked at the epe group.

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EPE features in the April edition of Get Connected Magazine – 15/04/2013

Do not miss the chance to see EPE at the NEC Spring Fair 2013, the year’s largest home & gift event with the latest products and trends from 3,000 exhibitors, across 13 show sectors.

EPE are exhibiting at the NEC Spring Fair from the 3rd – 7th of February 2013, you can find us in hall 1 at stand 1J10-H21. So please join us on the stand and why not have a chat with our sales representatives over a fresh coffee prepared by the highly trained Gaggia baristas. In addition to this, over the 5 days we will be demonstrating a range of premium brand products right there on the stand.

So please come visit us, we look forward to meeting customers old and new.

Come visit EPE at the NEC Spring Fair 2013 at stand 1J10-H21 – 09/01/2013

Bugatti Italy will be exhibiting on stand B12 at HOME 2013 between the 13th and 15th January at Earls Court 2, London. Home, showcasing the best in new homewares and interior accessories, is co-located with Top Drawer, the gift and homewares show that puts the emphasis on design-led products and key brands

Bugatti Italy presents a world of new emotions and feelings with extraordinary creativity that ranges from classic and refined styles to the highest level of modern technological design. Using a team of specialist designers, Bugatti Italy offers a comprehensive range of products to suit all tastes. Bugatti Italy take a basic, everyday item, evaluate and modify it to present a brand new concept, helping to make the experience of buying kitchenware and gifts a new world to discover.

EPE Group with Ascaso, Graef and Top Moka will also have product presence at the show.


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