Create and Craft shortlisted for 6 awards at the Best of Craft Awards 2019

Create and Craft, the award winning multi – channel craft retailer,  are honored to have been nominated for an amazing 6 awards at this year’s Best of Craft Awards (formally known as the International Craft Awards), hosted by Crafts Beautiful magazine.   The categories Create and Craft have been nominated in are as follows:   …

Ideal Shopping Direct to broadcast live on ITV1

Multi-channel home shopping retailer, Ideal Shopping Direct, have partnered with ITV to broadcast live shopping hours from Ideal World, on ITV1 from August 1st 2019. Integrated producer broadcaster ITV’s vision is to be, ‘more than TV’, building upon ITV’s unique and winning combination of creativity and commercial strength, driven by investment in data and technology. This partnership will…

Claire Astbury, Marketing Communications Manager for Create and Craft talks going digital, and the rise of content marketing.

TV shopping is a widely understood concept; specialty retail with a live presentation format engineered toward the demonstration and sell-through of products. It’s a proposition which has proved successful in not only engaging a vast, loyal, transacting customer base but also as a powerful route to market for suppliers. Marketing in a TV shopping environment…

Ken Oliver and Craft Obsessions partner for TV launch

Renowned craft personality, designer and demonstrator, Ken Oliver, is to launch a new mixed media range through Craft Obsessions, on Create and Craft TV.  Dorset Based eCommerce company, Craft Obsessions, launched fourteen years ago and sells a wide range of innovative craft brands and products from global suppliers; now including Ken Oliver’s unique blend of…

Sue Baker brings own brand products to Create and Craft TV

Create and Craft TV is delighted to launch a brand new range of branded paints and multi-media craft products from craft designer, Sue Baker. Sue Baker, a familiar face of craft TV shopping, has been crafting for over 25 years and has launched several successful, well-known brands into the craft market. Sue is a passionate…

Paul Field talks responsible retail and the Importance of being environmentally aware

In the craft supply chain many businesses are small enterprises and great innovators of new products, but, unfortunately, this thinking seldom transfers in to supply chain and packaging. Wrong choices cost money – and the environment – so there is a real business case to focus on. I fully appreciate that there are many challenges…

Crafting Live show returns to Doncaster!

News Release Release date: 09.07.2019 Crafting Live show returns to Doncaster! The award winning Crafting Live show is returning to Doncaster this summer, with a two day crafting event taking place on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2019 at Doncaster Racecourse. Crafting Live Events, the brainchild of Stephanie Weightman, are award winning craft events…

Create and Craft partner with Mind for 2019 Summer Crafternoon

News Release Release date: 20.06.2019 Create and Craft partner with Mind for 2019 Summer Crafternoon Award winning multi – channel craft retailer, Create and Craft are to partner with mental health charity, Mind, to support the 2019 Summer Crafternoon. Crafternoon is the biggest craft-based mental health fundraiser in England and Wales, conceived and organised by…

Create and Craft welcome Dave Bradford

News Release Release date: 06.06.2019 Create and Craft welcome Dave Bradford Create and Craft are excited to announce that the experienced TV Shopping Presenter and Craft Expert Dave Bradford will be re-joining the Create and Craft channel from the 10th June. After starting out in radio as a teenager on the local hospital radio station,…