Discover some of the latest products and services available in the retail industry….


3M | +44 (0)1344 858000 | |

3M expands creative possibilities with new decorative glass patterns

Glass is an essential component in the design of today’s retail spaces, bringing transparency, light and brightness to any environment. Made from durable, flexible and removable material, Fasara Glass Finishes from 3M are quick and easy to install to a variety of glass substrates, with minimum interruption. They are ideal for offering privacy and contemporary styling to any space, from shopping malls and shop windows to showrooms. The new patterns include fabric, natural, string, geometric and gradation, with new colours including champagne gold, pearl white, silver and transparent gray ‘smoke’. They are easy to clean and reduce glare while blocking out 99 per cent of UV light.


Mad About Design Ltd +44 (0)203 598 3138 |

Mad About Design Ltd

Who are we?
Creativity requires a bit of MADness. We’re a London based retail design agency with a strong working knowledge of the requirements of luxury and FMCG brands.

What do we do? 
Lots of stuff…. We draw stuff, manage stuff and make stuff for lots of happy brands and would love to do this for you too!

What have we done? 
We are an award winning company, working with brands to incorporate a bit of madness to support all aspects of retail delivery.

From design to delivery, the MAD People can help with all your retailing needs. Don’t be shy, get in touch to find out more about the stuff we get up to!


Futura Retail Solutions+44 (0)1189 841925 |

Lifestyle and fashion chain JOY, which operates online and through 20 outlets across the UK, has deployed new retail management and EPOS systems from Futura Retail Solutions to drive improved business resilience and head office decision making.

With system implementation completed in record time, just four weeks from initial customisation and data migration through to full operation, the new real-time solution will support enhanced customer interaction at the till, live transaction and stock visibility across the business, with improved management control.

As to future developments, JOY is in the process of switching to a new web platform and will soon take advantage of the benefits offered by Futura’s web integration software to fully integrate item, transaction and customer data within one system.


Plan 2 Install | +44 (0)161 941 2239 |

We’re at the tip of your finger…

Your investment in display stands is wasted unless they are well positioned, assembled correctly and fully compliant.

So, when planning your next project, call

Plan 2 for a different perspective on installation anywhere in the UK.

From the installation of a single display

stand to a rollout to support a major product launch, Plan 2 Install will not be beaten on service or price.

For more information please call Mike Kirchin.


Big Stuff Design Ltd  | +44 (0)1621 786677 | 


BigStuff Design boasts 30 years experience in creative design solutions and unique fabrications. From display and signage to marketing and activations, we work with your big and small ideas to create one of a kind installations. In house we have experienced craftsmen specialising in sculpture, carpentry, fibreglass, hardcoating, printing, theming, dress and display. Our design team works closely with you, making sure we move from drawing board to install in a way which exceeds each unique projects’ needs and expectations. Our integrated network enables us to work over a broad range of skills, ensuring access to specialists in the most effective field, for every step of the way.



Bright Goods+ 44 (0)1276 691230 |

The Joseph

The Joseph, is the most iconic and popular selling LED filament light bulb from our Bright Goods range. This classic GLS bulb features linear LED filament housed inside a clear glass cover. Fully dimmable and backed with a 30,000 hour lifespan, this energy-efficient 5W lamp is the LED solution to a traditional filament GLS, drawing 500 lumens per watt. Available in warm (2.7K) and very warm (2.2K) colour temperatures, the Joseph is a popular choice for retail, hospitality and domestic environments. Relied upon by designers and architects, you can see the Joseph brightening up Albert’s Schloss, Blenheim Palace, DF Mexico, Double Tree by Hilton, Fuller’s Pubs (nationwide), Handmade Burger Co, Nando’s (nationwide) and Pizza Express.

See the full range:



Collingwood | +44 (0)1604 495151 |

Collingwood Lighting’s latest LED lighting solution is the new H6 Lite.

With a wide beam angle of 100° and a large output of over 3000 lumens, this luminaire provides a broad, powerful and consistent spread of light, ideal for large commercial spaces with above average ceiling heights.

Plus, it emits more light than 2 x 26W CFL fittings and is equivalent to an 100W AR111, with a greater efficacy of over 97lm/W. So not only does it boast better performance and a reassuring 5-year extended warranty, but it’s also light on energy consumption and bills.

To find out more about the H6 Lite and how and where it can be used, call our team on 01604 495151, email or visit



BBrown | +44 (0)3705 340340 | |

BBrown-Einstein-216x303-New-ColoursBBrown are a dedicated team of fabric specialists and original suppliers of display fabrics, textiles, PVC and polycarbonates for retail displays and exhibition stands since 1934.

Backgrounds have been our background since backgrounds began and BBrown have more than 400 in stock. If you have a particularly special background in mind, give our Special Order Department a call. We have tons of fabric and tons of experience in sourcing only the best products from far and wide so you can make the high street a better place to be. Register today and compare products or take advantage of our free sample service.




Hacel +44 (0)191 280 9911 | |

 Aleda® LED Ported Range by Hacel

Designed and manufactured in the UK by Hacel, the exclusive range of Aleda® Ported Downlighters offer maximum versatility to a host of lighting scenarios. Available in Solo, Duet or Trio formats with a refined and discreet semi recessed port, the distinctive luminaires are aesthetically designed with the inclusion of Aleda® downlighters, offering excellent pan and tilt adjustment further enhancing the products outstanding appeal.

Available in a choice of lumen outputs, delivering up to 5029 lumens per Aleda head, including efficacies up to 127 lm/W, the Aleda range features the latest single point LED Modules and Converters, the Aleda® offers outstanding colour rendering properties, a life expectancy in excess of 60,000 hours (L70, B10) and colour stability within 3 MacAdams.


Formica Group+44 (0)191 259 3512 |

Experience the TrueScale of Nature

TrueScale captures the subtle variations and patterns found in natural materials but eliminates the high cost of sourcing and maintaining the genuine article. The decors do not repeat across the full width of the laminate sheet so patterns can be unveiled in their full beauty. Ideal for creating statement pieces, TrueScale provides the necessary sizing to bring design concepts to life.

Available in 28 decors, TrueScale laminate gives you the authentic look of premium material such as marble, wood, granite, quartz, concrete and metal, while being lightweight, hygienic and stain resistant. Well suited for retail application, it provides a surfacing solution that is readily available, hard wearing and easy to install with minimal disruption to operations.


ONELAN | +44 (0) 1491 411400 | |

ONELAN continues drive into Enterprise, Retail & QSR with additional Reserva and SOC features at ISE 2018

ONELAN, a global leader in digital visual communications, will be attending Integrated Systems Europe 2018 showcasing enhanced features for ONELAN’s SOC solution supporting ONELAN’s drive into the retail space, as well as additional features for Reserva Room Signage so users can interact with the room signs using their NFC/RFID identity cards.

ONELAN can now offer a unique failover solution for Samsung Tizen and LG WebOS SOC screens which ensures business critical information such as menu boards, pricing and calorific values are always available for customers, without the need to invest in multiple back-up players, dual output players, or screens.

Their latest developments demonstrate its strategic commitment to providing scalable enterprise-level solutions to customers, with innovative tools for managing a mixed network of devices.

ONELAN will be at ISE on booth 8-C282 between 6th – 9th February 2018 and the LG booth 12-K90. Pre-registering using the ONELAN code 705233 will provide free admission to the event.


Flexform | +44 (0)28 9079 2155 |

Flexform support their customers with a sturdy point of sale cable dispenser. Supplied with the initial order for 12 mixed spools of 50 or 100 metres of decorative textile braided cable, manufactured by Flexform Belfast. Alternative options to twisted and round braided types are white, black and gold PVC, transparent FEP/PVC round and oval flexes. Delivered flat packed, only requiring the base to be attached. Offers display and spooling of the cable against the half meter attached rule. An additional top mounted bulb socket strip is also available to calex customers of Flexform.

Contact Phil, Noel or Jenn on 028 9079 2155





Perspex Distribution+44 (0) 1245 232 800 | |

New 3mm, Flexible LED Light Sheet Panel – A Lighting Designer’s Dream

Imagine what you can do with a flexible LED light sheet panel that is thinner than the old one-pound coin. Perspex Distribution are now offering a 3mm thick illumination panel – their thinnest ever LED light sheet manufactured by their supply partners Addlux Limited.

Using advanced LED technology, the diodes are embedded into the ultra-thin acrylic sheet and deliver the additional advantage that the sheet can be shaped by hand and fixed into position whilst retaining its even brightness.

Ideal for signage, displays and POS, the panels offer the benefits of OLED technology but are available in bespoke sizes, give higher brightness and can be purchased at a fraction of the cost.  The panels arrive fully assembled with pre-wired connectors – there is no easier solution for your lighting or back lighting projects.

The 3mm thick panels are made bespoke in sizes up to 2400 mm x 600 mm, single or double-sided and in any white colour temperature.

Perspex Distribution have been UK suppliers of Addlux light sheet since 2015 and already offer industry leading bespoke lighting solutions including panels up to 4.8m meters in length.

For more information, pricing and spec sheets visit


Armstrong Ceilings | 0800 371 849 |

 Armstrong CPD explains the advantages of metal ceilings

A RIBA-approved CPD which details the benefits of specifying metal systems is now available from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions.

The presentation explains that the reasons given for specifying metal ceiling and wall systems are numerous and varied, from their aesthetics (a crisp, clean, hi-tech visual in flat, curved or sculptured forms, and linear or modular layouts) to their durability.

They are also easily cleaned without surface damage and humidity resistant up to 90%, even to the extent they can be used externally if back-coated. A variety of coatings also make them dirt resistant (TrioGuard™) and anti-microbial (BioGuard).



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