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Autumn and Winter Collection 2024

Monday, 20 May

The wholesale home and giftware collection for Autumn and Winter 2024 for Straits Trading is available to pre-order now. The stock will begin arriving in July to give you plenty of time for a shop refresh before the new season is upon us! Many stores like to add new stock lines towards the end of...
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YouTube Channel

Wednesday, 24 April

We've uploaded some videos to our YouTube channel you can click the link below to visit the channel and subscribe! The videos are also embedded in the relevant product pages on our website, we hope this helps our customers with their buying if they can't make it to the showroom.The products have...
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Shop By Style - Nurturing Lifestyle

Thursday, 14 March

Finding comfort and calm, in every room in the home, is what the nurturing lifestyle is all about.  Easy maintenance artificial plants add freshness and colour. Whether it’s tall leafy greens or compact succulent arrangements. Perfect even if you don’t have green fingers and an ideal way to include...
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Shop By Style - Mixed Metallics

Thursday, 08 February

The metallic trend has been growing in popularity, but for Spring Summer 24 consumers don’t need to commit to one shimmering tone. Silver, gold, and bronze are all welcome! Mixing metallics gives you more creative freedom. It allows you to let your selected pieces stand out, rather than blend in...
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Shop By Style - Relaxed Sophistication

Tuesday, 09 January

To embrace the relaxed sophistication style, you need to focus on user-friendly products, that still make a statement. Such as chic storage and comfortable seating. While there is a definite trend for “Instagram Worthy” homes, the glossy styling doesn’t need to outweigh the practicality of our...
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Dates for your Diary

Tuesday, 05 December 2023

We are edging closer to Christmas and for Straits that means we will be out of the office for a while! With that in mind, here are some dates for your diary. Christmas 2023 might be nearly over, but we are just getting ready to launch Christmas 2024! Staff Christmas party. Friday 15th December. The...
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Karen Warburton Northern Territory Manager

Thursday, 09 November 2023

We are thrilled to welcome Karen Warburton to our sales team. Karen will look after our customers based in the North of England and North Wales, as well as, our North Midlands territory. Karen has extensive sales experience, most recently working with garden centres, so we are sure she will be a...
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Straits Spring Summer Showroom 24

Wednesday, 11 October 2023

The Straits Trading showroom is open and displaying our wholesale Spring-Summer home and giftware collection for 2024. We have over 400 new products available to view, ready to pre-order for delivery next year. You can also view our existing product lines and remaining Christmas giftware items, all...
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World Mental Health Day

Tuesday, 10 October 2023

Looking after our mental health is incredibly important, as we all know. However, in an office or warehouse environment, encouraging an open and comfortable space for colleagues to discuss their mental health can be tricky at times.   We are a close-knit team at Straits Trading and...
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Spring Summer 24 - Endless Summer

Wednesday, 13 September 2023

Our Spring Summer collection for 2024 made its debut at the Autumn Fair this year. It’s a bright and beautiful collection to behold! We have introduced some larger furniture items for the garden, including a four-seater dining set, wooden seating, and fabulous fire pits! The fire pits have a black...
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Getting Ready for Autumn Fair!

Monday, 07 August 2023

It’s nearly time for the International Autumn Fair at the Birmingham NEC. Suppliers like us and customers alike look forward to the big trade shows. It’s the time we get to connect to our customers and show them our new products. The range of home and giftware at Straits trading is vast, it really...
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Straits Trading at Christmas

Tuesday, 18 July 2023

As a wholesale supplier, with a HUGE Christmas department, we are in the position where it’s Christmas year-round at Straits. It’s not unusual to be sat in the office in a summery outfit, windows open, fans spinning, while “Jingle Bells” tinkles away in the showroom. Often, followed by all of the...
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Sleep Sakes Colouring Pages

Thursday, 13 July 2023

As part of your cosy, calming, bedtime routine, why not add a relaxing ‘Wind Down’ activity? We’ve designed a set of colouring pages, one for each adorable Sleep Sakes character. So, settle down and join your little one in letting the creativity flow! With the summer holidays just around the...
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Autumn and Winter Stock Arriving

Tuesday, 13 June 2023

The Straits Trading warehouse is busy with the arrival of our Autumn and Winter stock! This year we have carefully chosen a selection of products designed to enhance our existing ranges, and your customers’ homes! We are introducing beautiful new designs of lanterns, perfect for late summer...
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Shop By Style - Whimsical Wanderlust

Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Travel the world from your own front room with decorative pieces from our Whimsical Wanderlust collection. We’ve taken inspiration from around the globe for this collection of beautiful figurines and bold animal prints. Our stunning African Ladies, tranquil Buddhas, and adorable and majestic animals...
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Shop By Style - Hollywood Opulence

Monday, 17 April 2023

Think "Lights, Camera, Action" for this gorgeous theme. Draw focus with glamourous furniture featuring highly-polished, mirrored surfaces. Mirror tops are a perfect partner for those enjoying the current maximalist trend. You can double the impact of your adornments by placing them on a reflective...
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Sleep Sakes - From Birth, For Life, For Every Adventure

Thursday, 30 March 2023

Straits Trading has welcomed the Sleep Sakes brand of products to our extensive collection. Sleep Sakes is a brand with its heart in wellness. The cuddly plush toys are EN71 certified which means they are safe from birth. Each of the 8 characters has matching lighting items and a colourful ceramic...
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Shop By Style - Modern Farmhouse

Wednesday, 15 March 2023

Modern Farmhouse has a laid-back charm. Touching on elements of the Cottagecore aesthetic, one that prioritises comfort and warmth to create a home with a country feel. The term Cottagecore comes from fantasizing about escaping to a rural life and living "in a cottage". This is a trend which has...
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Shop By Style - Stylish Study

Wednesday, 15 February 2023

The Stylish Study theme is a balance between form and function. Sturdy furniture chosen to keep the work space tidy and organised is teamed with decorative pieces to spark the imagination. Create a cohesive look with easy-to-use furniture units which come complete with generously-sized sliding box...
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Harrogate Christmas and Gift

Wednesday, 11 January 2023

The beautiful Victorian Spa town of Harrogate is the home of a fabulous Christmas and Gift tradeshow. Situated in the North East of England, Harrogate is considered one of the happiest places to live in the UK, and it’s easy to see why. Stunning architecture, delicious eateries, and fabulous...
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