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About Living

One of Glasgow and Perth's leading homeware and gift stores. Opening in 2006, About Living now has three stores which are located in Glasgow and Perth. They pride themselves on selecting the best homeware, jewellery, gifts and cards on offer from around the world. They look at the latest trends, colours and designs and work with some of the most desirable brands including Alessi, LSA, Joseph Joseph, Le Creuset, Ted Baker, Caroline Gardner, Coeur de Lion, Dansk, Jellycat and Burt's Bees. All products are hand picked in order to stand out from the typical department store. They don't just want to offer you simply kitchenware or glassware or jewellery. They want to have a full collection of products for all styles and occasions. About Living is a lifestyle for the way you live your life. They pride themselves on giving customers great customer satisfaction with fast, friendly and efficient delivery service and a no-quibbles return policy. They want you to contact them for advice or to find out more information on their products. They are there to make life easier for you.

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Abraxas Cookshop

The original Abraxas Cookshop opened in July 1996 at the beautifully restored and renovated Heart of The Shires Shopping Village. Built in 1867 and in its former days a model working Victorian farm, the shopping village is now home to twenty two retail outlets. Abraxas Cookshop is situated on the top floor of a 3000 sq ft dutch barn, stocking every item imaginable from a pastry brush to state-of-the art coffee machines, cookware, bakeware, knives, electricals, gadgets, utensils and kitchen work stations. In March 2004, Abraxas opened another branch in Regent Street, Rugby situated twelve miles from the primary store at The Heart of The Shires Shopping Village. The renovation was carried out in keeping with the nineteenth century building containing beautiful high ceilings, covings and unusual features. Downstairs in the restored basement, customers can view cookware ranges and accessories together with an electrical section displaying working coffee machines. In November 2004 Abraxas China & Glass opened at 15 Regent Street, Rugby stocking a comprehensive range of cutlery, glassware, dinnerware, table-top accessories and christening presents. Suppliers include LSA, Maxwell & Williams and Emma Bridgewater. The biggest renovation challenge yet, the Banbury shop was discovered in June 2004 in a very run-down condition. Built in 1867, this unique building, listed and in a conservation area, necessitated a complete restoration. Opened in June 2005, Abraxas Banbury has enjoyed positive customer feed-back. Local people were pleased to see this once dilapidated building transformed into a thriving retail business. The usual extensive and comprehensive range of cookware including knives, bakeware, storage, gadgets, utensils, textiles and work stations are displayed on the first floor. Downstairs in the vaulted basement, they have the China & Glass section, including Emma Bridgewater pottery, dinnerware, glassware and table-top accessories together with a working coffee machine area where customers may `test-drive' the equipment and sample the result! They were thrilled when the opportunity arose to take on these lovely premises on a prime shopping street in Northampton, filled with other independent retailers, cafes and bars. Opened in November 2006, Abraxas Northampton benefits from large ground and first floor areas, capturing the rural Abraxas feel into the urban town environment.

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Bakers and Larners of Holt

An exceptional department store!

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Their mission is pure and simple. They aim to bring high quality coffee and tea solutions and household accessories to everyone, in line with your values. They innovate to create great designs at affordable prices based on their guiding principle that form follows functionality, while keeping an eye on sustainability, environmental responsibility, and respect for the wellbeing of their staff, their communities, and our planet. 'Good design doesn’t have to be expensive', says Peter Bodum. The BODUM® story begins in Copenhagen, Denmark, where Peter Bodum founded the company in 1944, and is still being written today by his son, Jørgen Bodum, the current CEO, who co-owns the company with his sister Pia Bodum, ensuring that the BODUM® Group remains a 100% family-owned business. In 1992 BODUM® introduced its collection of electrical household goods, e-BODUM®. Simple yet effective, the IBIS water kettle was the first in the collection, which now includes juicers, coffee grinders, mixers, and blenders. Today, the BODUM® range has expanded further to include other kitchen and household products, including cookware and cutlery, storage items, textiles, and other home and office products. BODUM® Portuguesa has set a short-term environmental objective of reducing CO2 emissions. To achieve this goal, they’ve turned to the most innovative green technologies available – photovoltaic panels and energy storage batteries - with the aim of being entirely self-sufficient in the near future. Production sustainability, environmental responsibility, and concern for the wellbeing, safety and working conditions of their workers are all key to BODUM® Portuguesa’s objectives. In line with their motto – make taste, not waste – they’re looking at everything from production to packaging to ensure that they don’t create unnecessary waste. After all, design isn’t merely a product statement.

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Cairn Wood Design

Husband and wife team, Andrew and Eeva, founded Cairn Wood Design - a small business dedicated to creating high quality hand crafted wood products. Cairn Wood Design’s products are made from premium quality materials, some of which have been chosen for not only their quality but also their individual characteristics. From curly birch wood to yew, many products will have their own unique traits thanks to the originality of the wood. Over time, the business has grown to encompass a stylish collection of wooden interior and exterior design accessories, as well as jewellery, all of which make for beautiful gifts for a number of occasions.

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Offers interesting and attractive gifts for you and your family and friends, their homes and their gardens; each item and range selected for its quality, design, provenance or individuality. They take the utmost care to source products with thought and consideration. They're really not into mass-produced trinkets; they'd rather have a select, eclectic range of aspirational gifts. They particularly pride themselves on the range of greetings cards, which they believe is the largest selection you can find online from any UK retailer. Everything you find at Calliope has its own story. Whether you are visiting one of their shops, or ordering from their online store, their attention to detail will make your experience at Calliope a memorable one. They will always value customers' feedback, so do get in touch if there's anything you want to share with them.

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Fast growing specialist out-of-town homewares retailer which provides a comprehensive range of products to a wide customer base, under the brand name Dunelm. Dunelm was founded in 1979 by Bill and Jean Adderley, selling curtains on a Leicester market stall. The business developed into a successful chain of high street shops in the Midlands specialising in soft furnishings and other homeware. Today the major focus is out-of-town retailing – always with the company's original principle of “something for everyone, everything for someone – there’s no place like Dunelm” firmly in mind. Key facts: UK’s largest homewares retailer; portfolio of established out-of-town superstores, average sales area approximately 30,000 square feet; great prices; deep availability; friendly knowledgeable service; online store featuring 24,000 products.

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Find Me a Gift

They all enjoy a laugh as much as the next guy but there at Find Me A Gift, they believe that gift giving is 100% serious business. They are there to ensure that your every need is catered for, no matter what the occasion! With toys, games, gadgets, accessories, personalised gifts, sweets and even some boozy treats in store, let them take the hard work out of buying your loved ones that elusive perfect gift, leaving you to kick back with a cuppa (or a cheeky glass of wine!) and have a nose around at your leisure. They have literally got thousands of fun, novel, sweet, cute and jaw droppingly cool gift ideas ready and waiting for you to browse through. What's more, their Award Winning Customer Service team are on hand every step of the way to make sure your visit is as stress free as possible, just give them a shout. They don't bite, so come on in and see how they can help you.

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Founded in 2000 and trading as a retail website in 2002, Gameseek is a specialist internet retailer based in Cheshire in the UK, offering a huge range of Video Games, Toys, Blu-Ray and DVD movies, as well as electronics, computers and peripherals, books and clothing. That makes them 2 years older than Facebook, 3 years older than YouTube, and 4 years older than Twitter. Even from the beginning, they have been first and foremost about bringing games to customers, at the best value. Their aim now - as it was back then - is to make this shopping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. During this time, they have been nominated for Online Retailer of the Year, MCV Industry Excellence Awards 2007, 2008 and 2009 and also for Retailer of the Year, CVG Golden Joystick Awards 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2013. They pride themselves on being one of the best places to get the latest games and huge inventory of items (250,000 at the last count), as well as being thankful for having a large customer base of over 3 million. Unlike larger companies however, they still have the same CEO with the same clarity of vision, with no shareholders to answer to or dictate how they operate. There's no time to stand still however. In 2017, they continued to grow and have brought more features to customers. They launched a brand new website, they launched their Marketplace, they introduced Cyclonic Deals to bring the games to the gamers at groundbreaking prices, and they released Game Hunter, a web based interactive game for their valued community and contributors. For both short and longer term, they have big plans and intend to keep growing both within the UK and worldwide.

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Gift ideas for two: gifts for couples, anniversary gifts and wedding gifts. Over 600 great gift ideas, including personalised gifts, weekend breaks, fun days out - plus free delivery on everything.

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Here you can find the most special gifts for men and wonderful gift ideas for her, Christmas presents to fill any stocking and the perfect item that will make any birthday a memorable one. Their finder function enables you to browse depending on the particular occasion and recipient, price range, or any combination you wish. Therefore, if you are seeking an unusual gift for the man who has everything, a weird gift to stand out from the crowd, or a range of beautiful wedding gift ideas, each of the selections in their categories are carefully chosen to make giving easy for everyone. Their laser engraving and photo printing processes are done to the highest of standards, using only high quality materials to achieve the best possible end product. Whether it is an engraved whisky glass as the ultimate personalised gift for him, or you are looking for photo gift ideas to give to that special someone, you can be sure that your thoughtfulness will be appreciated like never before. From experience days for two at unique attractions, to driving experiences, photo shoots and adventure activities, they have a complete range of experiences to choose from that could actually make you wish the gift you are giving is actually for you.

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Gifts from Handpicked

There is nothing quite like receiving a gift, or indeed, giving a gift. You want it to fit their personality, express their unique style and tastes, but most of all you want it to express to someone how much you care for them. Achieving all of this from one small gift is the holy grail and it is this search which inspired Gifts From Handpicked. Their aim is to enhance your shopping experience, offer choice, excellent customer service and quality gifts which will lift your spirits and those of the receiver. Fun, quirky, beautiful and special – that is what they do. 'Gifts from Handpicked' began in 2008 and has quickly established itself as the 'go to' website for all things gift related. Whether it is a wedding gift, a child's gift or something specifically related to an activity or interest. For those who love to buy decorations for their home, their homewares are also a sight to behold with pretty accessories which will leave you enraptured. They source all products themselves and have very high standards. They pride themselves on their customer service, attention to detail and a personalised approach. If you order from them before midday, they will send your gift that day. They offer a no quibble returns policy and if you contact them, you can expect a reply that day.

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