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EPE Wish All Our Customers A Happy Christmas & An Inspired 2019!


21st December 2018

Raising funds for Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day!

On Friday 14th December EPE took part in World Christmas Jumper Day to raise money for Save the Children.

To take part each member off staff donated £1 to show off their festive Jumpers.

All funds raised were kindly donated to Save the Children to help provide vitally needed food, education and healthcare to some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable children.

To find out more about Save the Children and what they do, visit their website here

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20th December 2018


Only 3 working days and counting until Christmas!??

Christmas Calendar Day 3?:

Braun Multiquick Hand Blender

The extra milling blade allows you to blend super smooth baby purée.

The innovative additional cutting area delivers more cutting per rotation, which enables faster and more efficient blending results.



19th December 2018

EPE are enthusiastic about investing and inspiring young graduates.

EPE are pleased to announce the appointment of two new Graduates to the SDA Industry and sector working closely with Pareto Law.

The two graduates Gracie Heath & Billie Gibson, will assist in the key account management, which will offer extra support and allow the continuous growth in sales for EPE.


14th December

Varta Christmas Campaign 2018

VARTA Consumer Batteries has invested in a Christmas TV advertising campaign aiming to show the importance of batteries and how they power special moments at Christmas.

The advert is being shown on a number of channels such as ITV, SKY and Channel Four during prime time slots estimated to reach an audience of more than 18 million consumers during this year’s peak selling period.

Varta’s investment in the TV campaign follows a major brand refresh, which includes the launch of new packaging and a renamed product range. As part of the Varta relaunch, the manufacturer revealed the new brand slogan ‘In Service for You’


13th December 2018

EPE International shortlisted for IER Awards – Vote now!

EPE are delighted to be shortlisted for The Best Distributor award at the IER Awards, the most prestigious awards event in the electrical retailing sector.

We have been nominated for the 3rd year running!

The IER Awards will be held at the Park Plaza London Victoria Hotel on Tuesday 9 April 2019

Please click here to vote for us – Voting closes 31st January 2019


7th December 2018


Only 11 working days and counting until Christmas!??

Christmas Calendar Day 11?:

The Beko 6L Digital Slow Cooker.
With it’s large 6L capacity this slow cooker is perfect for feeding larger families or for batch cooking!


7th December 2018

Only 12 working days and counting until Christmas! ??

Christmas Calendar Day 12?:

The Delonghi Distina Collection Kettle & Toaster.
The sophisticated matt Metallic finish with chromed details makes the set unique and perfect for any kitchen this Christmas.


6th December 2018

EPE Christmas Holiday Hours

The holiday season is almost upon us! Please see our Christmas and New Year opening hours.

Merry Christmas and an inspired new year from EPE.


6th December 2018

December Buyers Choice Out Now

The December Issue of the Buyers Choice is now available in print format and for digital download.
If you would like to start receiving the Buyers Choice please contact our sales team for more information on 0844 800 8055 or sales@epeinternational.com





1st December 2018

EPE International Ltd appoints Non-Executive Director

Bradford based EPE International, the leading B2B distributor of branded Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) are pleased to announce that Paul Beaumont has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the business with effect from 20th November 2018. EPE provides a complete service to cook shop, electrical retail and department store customers and was named one of the 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2018 by the London Stock Exchange.

Beaumont, a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience of start-ups and hyper growth predominantly in the global technology sector, semi-retired some 5 years ago and now works with high growth potential businesses on behalf of Leeds Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and is also a Non-Exec Director of Usha Martin Technologies, the arm of the Usha Martin Group, a business conglomerate and distribution Specialist.

Beaumont commented “I am very pleased and honoured to be invited to join the extremely talented Board of EPE International. After working with the business for the last 6 months, I am impressed with EPE’s focus on representing quality brands and the constant drive for optimum customer satisfaction, in addition to their impressive growth and the resulting accolades that have been bestowed upon them by the industry, customers and suppliers.  I’m looking forward to assisting the business to continue their impressive growth in the future and to further develop in this exciting market sector.”

Harry Singh and Noel Pamment, Co-Founders of EPE released the following statement: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Paul officially to the EPE International team. We have been working with Paul for the last 6 months through the Leeds LEP High Growth Coaching Programme and have been impressed with his wide breadth of knowledge and his experience of running start-ups and SME’s to complex Blue-Chip organisations with annual revenues in excess of £250 million. In particular, Paul brings substantial experience in distribution systems and operations and has extensive experience of growing sales and revenues by unlocking the underlaying potential in growing businesses.”

For further information please contact Sally Bell on 0844 800 8055 sally@epeinternational.com


29th November

EPE’s Contribution to the Sikh Toy Appeal

The Sikh Toy Appeal focuses on providing toys, clothing and gifts to children and families in difficult circumstances nationwide. In 2017 they raised and exceeded their 2016 record and handed out 9,000 gifts to those children less fortunate and disadvantaged than ourselves. The charity is run by our very own customer and Sikh Toy Appeal Co-Ordinater, Manny Johal.

EPE were delighted to attend the Sikh Toy Appeal annual event at their Wolverhampton offices, donating approximately 40 gifts to help make Christmas a little more special for those children who truly need it the most.

If you would like to find out more about the Sikh Toy Appeal and what they do, click here


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28th November

EPE are raising money for Children in Need!

Children in Need is an annual event dedicated to raising vital funds for the kids who need it most.

Too raise money for this worthy cause EPE organised a dress down Friday throughout the company where employees swapped their work gear in favour of whatever they would like to wear for the day. With a contribution of £1 each to take part all money raised will be matched by the company to support disadvantaged children and young people all across the UK.

EPE also showed of their fabulous cake making skills with a charity bun sale where buns and cakes were sold at 50p each!


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16th November 2018


Prepare for Black Friday 2018 with EPE

Get your Black Friday stock now! ? Log in and click here to view all Black Friday products.

Don’t forget, November’s Buyers Choice is full of Black Friday offers. If you would like to receive a copy of the Buyers Choice please contact our sales team on 0844 800 8055 or sales@epeinternational.com





15th November 2018

What’s your ideal heater? – The De’longhi Heating Guide

As the winter months slowly approach us, now is the perfect time to grab your ideal heater. The De’longhi Heating Guide can help you make the right choice for you and your home.

For more information on the De’longhi heating Range contact sales@epeinternational.com or call on 0844 800 8055

7th November 2018

November Buyers Choice Out Now

The November Issue of the Buyers Choice is now available in print format and for digital download.
If you would like to start receiving the Buyers Choice please contact our sales team for more information on 0844 800 8055 or sales@epeinternational.com





1st November

Celebrate World Pasta day with Philips!

Celebrate World Pasta Day and create your very own tasty pasta dish using the Philips Viva Past Maker ( Available from EPE! ) The fully automatic solution that enables you to prepare fresh pasta and noodles from scratch without spending a lot of time and skills.

25th October 2018

EPE’s Brand Partners feature in Get Connected Magazine

EPE’s brand partners, Tefal Krups and Beko have featured in Get Connected Magazine talking about how the small kitchen appliances sector drives retail footfall and offers sales opportunities not only in peak season but all year round.

 ‘The small appliance markets have always seen an uplift in sales in the run up to the peak Christmas season – this was certainly the case in 2017 and this year will be no different’ – Caroline Ross, Marketing manager for Groupe SEB UK

Click here to read the full article.

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24th October 2018

Karcher are Celebrating 10 Years of making windows sparkle!

Enjoy fast, streak-free cleaning with the WV2 Window Vac. The handy gadget, providing you with a streak-free finish from beginning to end.

Window cleaning has never been so easy.

23rd October

Here’s how to create your very own Pumpkin Spiced Latte!

Spice up your Autumn with the sweet and seasonal Pumpkin Spiced Latte created with Delonghi.


40ml Spiced Rum
40ml Italian Espresso
25ml Pumpkin Syrup (Add pumpkin puree to sugar syrup)
50ml Whole Milk
2 drops Vanilla extract
A squirt of cream to finish


Warm the milk with your traditional Milk frother, or using the Milk carafe with your Bean-to-cup machine
Mix all ingredients, top with squirty cream and dust with cinnamon.



18th October 2018

Celebrate World Egg Day with Tefal

Today is #WorldEggDay

Flip your egg without hassle using the non stick cookware range brought to you by Tefal, the Worlds No.1 in cookware.

Tefal is the only cookware brand with the ‘EGG-straordinary’ heat indicator Thermo-spot so you know the perfect time to crack your egg!

12th October

The Potters Cookshop VIP Event

EPE and our brand partner Delonghi hosted the Potters Cookshop VIP event last night. 25 VIP guests spent the evening getting into the festive spirit, enjoying coffee cocktails and deserts including Black Russians, Baileys vanilla silk and Affagato which were created using the Delonghi Prima Donna Elite.
Potters presented some fantastic Christmas creations and also launched their sensational and autumnal window featuring the Delonghi Prima Donna Elite, as seen below.
Potter’s have recently been awarded the GIA UK winner which means they are travelling to chicago next March to represent the UK for the best shop!
Overall EPE are proud to have supported this event.

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11th October 2018

Celebrate World Chicken Day Using Crock-Pot

It’s #WorldChickenDay.. Celebrate by creating this delicious Pinchitos Morunos recipe using the Crock-Pot CSC038 Duraceramic Saute Slow Cooker for 20% faster cooking.

Designed for your convenience, the aluminium pot is suitable for all hob types, including oven and induction hobs. No need for multiple pans and pots, so no mess and less washing up afterwards.


11th October 2018

Today Is World Mental Health Day!

Look after your mental health with the HoMedics Ellia Reflect Essential Oil diffuser giving you the chance to explore the endless benefits of aromatherapy. Helping to reduce stress, boost mental clarity and soothe the body and mind.


10th October 2018

Tefal Ingenio Cookware Range – Can You Handle It

Tefal Ingenio, the multifunctional Cookware range with a easy to use removable handle system allowing you to switch pans in one click.

The versatile pots and pans that stack inside one another saving you up to 40% space in your cupboard.

You can handle it with Tefal Ingenio.

8th October 2018

EPE Donate £150 To The Bradford Nightstop

EPE recently enjoyed a day out at Chester Races and it was decided that the winnings from the day would be donated to help others less fortunate than ourselves, Bradford Nightstop was the chosen charity on this occasion. For 25 years Bradford Nightstop has been offering free emergency accomodation to homeless young people aged 16 to 25 in the homes of trained volunteers. Homeless people are prevented from rough sleeping until their longer term solution is resolved. One night at a time, they are offered a place of safety with a room of their own, transport, meals, basic essential supplies, washing facilities and support to their next step. To read more about the fantastic work this charity does click here

Carly Brunskill, Project Support Worker for Bradford Nightstop, thanked EPE for the donation with the letter below.


3rd October 2018

October Buyers Choice Out Now

The October Issue of the Buyers Choice is now available in print format and for digital download.
If you would like to start receiving the Buyers Choice please contact our sales team for more information.






1st October 2018

EPE’s Sophie Stead Completes The Alzheimer’s Memory Walk!

A huge well done to our very own Sophie Stead who completed the Alzheimer’s Memory Walk last Saturday at Temple Newsam, Leeds. Memory Walk sees thousands of people raising money for a world without dementia and we are very proud that our Sophie Stead has been a part of it.


27th September 2018

EPE International win Supplier of The Year 2018!

EPE are elated to of won Supplier of the Year at the Mica Gala Dinner last week. We are extremely pleased to have been recognised for going that extra mile and passionately provide great customer service.

Thank you to all Mica Buying group members for voting for us!
EPE’s promise is to persist in focusing on the service we provide to our customers and to continue to inspire our customers to ‘Be Inspired By Brand’

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24th September 2018

It’s World Alzheimer’s Day!

It’s World Alzheimers Day!

We are super proud that our very own EPE Staff Member, Sophie Stead will be taking part in the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk tomorrow to raise funds for this very worthy cause.

Let’s take on dementia together!


21st September 2018

Philips Viva Compact Features on Shop Well for Less!

After evaluating 4 juicers with a consumer, the Philips Number 1, Viva Compact Juicer came out on top due to it’s amazing qualities of High Juice extraction and quick clean technology!

Don’t panic if you have missed it. You can watch it here  (Play from 33 min 15 sec)






20th September 2018

Celebrating 15 Years in Business!

Happy Birthday to us!  Today is our official 15th Birthday.

We are proud of our accomplishments over the past 15 years.

EPE are now looking forward and focusing on continuous growth as a business that passionately inspires you to Be Inspired by Brand.

Thank you to everyone who has been part of our success.


12th September 2018

EPE Featured in Progressive Housewares!

EPE and our brands have been featured on page 22 & 24 of the Progressive Housewares Magazine!

Click here to view the article.


10 September 2018

EPE at Autumn Fair 2018 in Review

EPE are delighted to announce that this years NEC Autumn Fair was another huge success and it was a pleasure to see so many customers.

EPE and their brands discussed the new retail environment, encouraging customers to be inspired by brand.

We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2019 for Spring Fair when we will return bigger and even better with further range expansions and more competitive pricing.

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6th September 2018

Have you visited the stand this year?

If you haven’t already then come join us today!

Hall 1 Stands 1G10-F11 & 1F01.


5th September 2018

September Buyers Choice Out Now

The September Issue of the Buyers Choice is now available in print format and for digital download.
If you would like to start receiving the Buyers Choice please contact our sales team for more information.






1st  September

Autumn Fair 2018 Is Officially Open!

And the show is open! Come see us on stands 1G10-F11 & 1F01.


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1st September 2018

1 day to go until Autumn Fair 2018!

The countdown is almost over…Just 1 day to go until we will be exhibiting at the NEC Autumn Fair 2018. Come visit us on stands 1G10-F11 & 1F01.


31st August 2018

2 days until Autumn Fair 2018!

Only 2 days left of the countdown to Autumn Fair 2018. Don’t forget to come see us on stands 1G10-F11 & 1F01!


30th August 2018

The Countdown to Autumn Fair Begins!

Don’t forget to come see us at Autumn fair 2018 on Stands 1G10-F11 & 1F01. We look forward to seeing you!


29th August 2018


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