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Clare Harris: Keeping the Table Talking for 25 Years

“I love bringing people together. So, what I was doing socially, with a table at the heart, is what I tried to do commercially," says Talking Tables’ founder, Clare Harris. She’s reflecting on the business celebrating its milestone 25th year. “They’re both about bringing together a group of peopl...
Clare Harris: Keeping the Table Talking for 25 Years
June In Store Inspo

June In Store Inspo

Catch up with the latest news and inspiration from our independent stores in June...
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Gift Kindly this festive season

Gift Kindly this festive season

We have put our B Corp know-how to work to create Gift Kindly - a comprehensive collection of design-led and sustainable gift wrapping and accessories.
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Influencer Table Living

Influencer Table Living

We invited some of our favourite influencers to style our new tableware. Turns out it was a bright idea.
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May In Store Inspo

May In Store Inspo

May... a month blessed with two bank holidays and, better than that: sunshine!! Here's some inspiration from our independent stores this month...
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Fabulous florals

Fabulous florals

Our founder Clare picks her inspirational highlights from the Chelsea Flower Show.
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FSC Day

FSC Day

Last week was FSC Day. The FSC is the Forest Stewardship Council - an organisation that certifies the sustainable and responsible management of forests globally. But what’s hosting a gathering got...
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April News & In Store Inspo

April News & In Store Inspo

Independent stores refreshed their displays in April with new spring / summer collections coming to the fore. Talking Tables' new lifestyle range - including our new metal candle holders - provide...
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Earth Day: 40,000 Trees

Earth Day: 40,000 Trees

We’ve planted 40,000 trees!  As a purpose-led business and B-Corp we take our responsibilities towards people and the planet very seriously. That’s why this Earth Day, we’re incredibly proud to an...
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Clare Harris: Keeping the Table Talking for 25 Years

Clare Harris: Keeping the Table Talking for 25 Years

“I love bringing people together. So, what I was doing socially, with a table at the heart, is what I tried to do commercially," says Talking Tables’ founder, Clare Harris. She’s reflecting on the ...
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March News & Easter In-Store Inspo

March News & Easter In-Store Inspo

We have been focusing on B Corp Month, and a new merchandising POS display with a brand new retailer. Meanwhile, stockists have been celebrating spring with our bestselling Easter collection.
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Independent Store Round Up - February 24

Independent Store Round Up - February 24

February is known as the month of love, but watching your displays turning from red to spring florals has been a joy. Here were some of our highlights.
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Three speakers from Spring Fair's B Corp panel

B Corp Month: What is a B Corp and Why Is It Good for Business?

We're celebrating B Corp month - but what is B Corp and how do you certify? Our director of supply chain, Daniel Fagan took part in a Q&A at Spring Fair earlier this month and uncovered what B ...
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Independent store round up - January 24

Independent store round up - January 24

A look at some of out independent store displays we've spotted this month.
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How to succeed as a woman in gifts

How to succeed as a woman in gifts

Four women business leaders, including our very own founder Clare, came together at Top Drawer to share their experiences and insights.
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The Top 5 Party Trends for 2024

The Top 5 Party Trends for 2024

Each year brings about an array of party trends and we've put together our five top trend predictions for 2024...
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A visit to Royal Copenhagen's Christmas tables

A visit to Royal Copenhagen's Christmas tables

Last week Talking Tables founder Clare Harris travelled to Copenhagen. During her trip she happened across Royal Copenhagan - a store offering unique, intricately crafted gifts, made from porcelain. 
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Climate change: Spotlight on some positive innovations

Climate change: Spotlight on some positive innovations

On the eve of Cop 28, companies at the forefront of making positive change came together in London to present their inspirational initiatives. Here's some of them.
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Creating George's Christmas windows

Creating George's Christmas windows

Talking Tables took visual merchandising expert Debbie Flowerday to the store to dress the windows and off some practical tips.
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Our independent stores are in the festive spirit

Our independent stores are in the festive spirit

It's the most wonderful time of the year and with December only days away it's been great seeing our independent store customers transforming their windows and displays into visions of festive fun.
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Boards to follow on Pinterest this Christmas

Boards to follow on Pinterest this Christmas

Whether interested in Christmas crafts, dinner party recipes or home decor, Pinterest is one of our favourite sources of festive inspiration. As the season draws closer, we’ve compiled a list of so...
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Cheltenham Literary festival visit

Cheltenham Literary festival visit

The Talking Tables book club took time out to attend the Cheltenham Literary Festival. Will Evenden reports on a highly inspiring day.
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