February 14, 2013

Mrs Palm appeals for help with ‘intrusive’ CCTV condition

The owners of Mrs Palm, the licensed store in Truro, Cornwall, are appealing for help and advice from other licensed store owners in combating the latest condition Cornwall Council is attempting to impose upon the business. The council is now saying that Mrs Palm is required to install ‘very intrusive’ CCTV to record and retain for not less [...]
September 28, 2010

Viagra – every little helps

It’s become perhaps one of the most common subject headers for spam emails and now it’s coming to a supermarket near you – ‘cut-price Viagra’ was due to go on sale in 300 branches of supermarket chain Tesco at the end of September. The price was expected to be £52 for eight tablets.
July 17, 2014

ABS “proud as punch” with awards

ABS Holdings has been expressing its appreciation of its customers and friends in the industry after the distributor took two highly coveted ETO Awards back to its Dorset HQ in June. The winners of the ETO Awards are decided by the votes of the readers of the magazine, and Glenn Wilde of ABS [pictured far [...]
July 10, 2014

Blue Moon adds Hollywood Curves

Blue Moon Lingerie has announced that it is now offering the Hollywood Curves range of lingerie accessories, fashion fixes and figure enhancing solutions. “Hollywood Curves is the perfect complement to our existing brands and fits beautifully into the sexy industry,” said Blue Moon director Richard Harris. “There are other brands out there offering similar products, but [...]
July 4, 2014

Falling in love with Scala Playhouse

Scala Playhouse has revealed a few brief details about its next trade fair, which will be held at its Almere HQ in the Netherlands on 7th and 8th September. The theme of the fair will be ‘Fall in Love’ and the distributor expects visitors to do just that, with the autumnal atmosphere it will create [...]
July 4, 2014

UK study shows 6% of married couples don’t kiss

A new study by the UK’s leading married dating site IllicitEncounters.com has revealed that a staggering amount of married couples haven’t kissed in the last three months. National Kissing Day on 6th July doesn’t seem to hold much passion for the 6% of members who further admitted that they haven’t passionately kissed their partner in [...]
July 4, 2014

Al Bloom retires from California Exotic Novelties

California Exotic Novelties has announced that Al Bloom, its hugely respected senior director of business affairs, is retiring. Bloom joined California Exotic Novelties in 2003 but his career in the US adult sector stretches back to 1979 and he will be missed by many in the industry who have come to know him over the [...]
July 2, 2014

ABS recruits Kerri Middleton

ABS Holdings has announced the return of a familiar face, as the distributor welcomes back Kerri Middleton to its sales department in her new role as key accounts sales manager. Kerri spent a number of years in the ABS team, before expanding her talents to the retail side of the business, where she added a [...]
June 27, 2014

Indie retailers, July is your month

July is Independent Retailer Month in the UK, and independent retailers are being urged to celebrate their individuality by holding a range of events and activities throughout the month. Independent Retailer Month aims to raise awareness of thousands of local businesses and increase footfall into town and village centres, helping retailers to stay open for [...]