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Award-winning Wiley X publishes 2019 catalogue

The award-winning protective eyewear manufacturer, Wiley X, has published its new catalogue for 2019.

The company, which has won the eyewear/headware category of the EFTTEX Best New Product Awards for the last two years, says that all the items featured adhere to its ‘Absolute. Premium. Protection.’ mantra.

In the catalogue foreword, the company says: “At Wiley X our commitment to making the best polarised eyewear is a painstaking process.. Read More

Top German manufacturer pays tribute to EFTTEX

German manufacturer Ockert – owner of the Sportex, Climax and Kryston brands – is a seasoned exhibitor at trade shows across the globe with appearances at China Fish and ICAST, the largest event of its kind on the planet. However, closer to home, the business has been an..

UK’s trade Chair steps down after nine years

Naidre Werner has stepped down after nine years as Chair of the Angling Trades Association, the representative body for the tackle industry in the UK. Advanced talks are ongoing with Werner’s likely successor and an announcement – along with plans for the association’s future growth – are expected..

Angling Direct reports sales rise and allays Brexit fears

The UK’s largest fishing tackle retailer has produced a strong set of figures for its latest trading period and has also allayed fears of inventory shortages caused by Brexit. Norfolk-based Angling Direct, which has 24 stores across England, recorded a 31% rise in group sales to £14.568m (2017:..

Fishing Republic sold to unnamed buyer

One of the UK’s biggest fishing tackle retail chains, which went into administration yesterday, has been saved. The administrator appointed to work with Fishing Republic, Leonard Curtis Business Rescue & Recovery, has confirmed that it has found an as yet unnamed buyer for the group. In a statement, Leonard..

EFTTA hits out at one-bass bag limit imposed by EU

EFTTA has reacted to the one-bass bag limit agreed by the European Council of Ministers and the European Council this week, accusing them of favouring commercial fishing. EFTTA and the European Anglers Alliance (EAA) had requested a three-bass bag limit during the seven ‘open’ months of 2019. In..

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