Christmas last orders and closure dates 2018

With the festive season almost upon us, there's no time like the present to let you know about the Tonrose Christmas last order and closure dates. We've ordered in extra stock in response to unprecedented demand, but they are selling fast so please don't leave it until the last minute to avoid disappointment. After fulfilling thousands of orders, and millions of bed linen, towels, table cloths, napkins and kitchen essentials, the Tonrose team are ready for a well-earned rest. Therefore, our offices will be closed over the Christmas period, ready to start afresh in 2019. LAST ORDERS: Place your order.
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Celebrating the next generation: TSA event launches Apprenticeships

Tonrose Chairman Terry Sheldon was delighted to attend the House of Commons recently at the first ever TSA Parliamentary Reception (Textile Services Association). The 'Celebrating the Next Generation of Textile Services Apprenticeships' event launched the new Textile Case Service Operatives apprenticeship program, and provided a platform to highlight the contribution the textile industry gives to the British economy. Attracted a selection of MPs, TSA members, apprentices and representatives from the international linen community, the event forms part of the organisation's mission to ‘protect, promote and educate the textile care industry’. Scottish MP Drew Hendry opened the reception welcoming guests to.
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New innovation cuts 30% ironer feeding time

Tonrose is delighted to announce the arrival of its newest efficiency innovation, SeeMore. SeeMore is an industry first, patent pending corner identification system for duvet covers. With this handy visual aid, operators can see the hand holes immediately, guiding them to the corners faster and speeding up ironer feeding time by up to 30%*. Developed by the Tonrose Labs team, the SeeMore system will improve productivity and PPOH (pieces per operator hour). Get in touch today to see how Tonrose can help your laundry to become even more efficient.   Easy to use No training needed     Improve efficiencies save 20-30% feeding time*    .
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Glitz and glamour at LADAs 2018

It was a celebration of dedication to the textile care industry. Dressed to impress, a mixture of laundries, dry cleaners, suppliers, hoteliers and association attended the black-tie event as those who had gone above and beyond were recognised for their efforts and achievements at the LADAs 2018 (Laundry and Drycleaning Awards). As platinum sponsors, the Tonrose team were there in full support to celebrate achievements, build on friendships and make new relationships. Attending on the night, Key Accounts Manager Vicky Bentley said, “It was such a fantastic evening. There was a lovely positivity in the air and genuine passion for.
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Christmas Trends: Ready for rainbow?

The biggest decorating trend this year will be 'The Rainbow Tree' according to retail giant John Lewis. Yes,that's right. Every colour of the spectrum in vibrant glory! "It's a sure-fire way to create a showstopping centrepiece," said Dan Cooper, Christmas Buyer at the large retailer. Should businesses be looking to keep up with this kaleidoscope trend for their Christmas table linen, we have a choice of colours and fabrics to work perfectly. From a pure white 100% cotton backdrop, to complementary toned linen with a cotton-like feel, we have the ideal match. Or for those looking for a more traditional palette of red, green.
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Countdown to Christmas – 8 weeks to go

The tinkle of jingling bells may only seem faint right now. But with only 8 weeks to Christmas, it’s never too soon to start preparing for this busy season. With a growing trend for consumers to ditch the oven gloves and dine out instead, there’s every opportunity to make this festive season the most profitable ever. But it’s no time to sit back and relax, competition is set to be fierce – so every day counts. The latest Market Growth Monitor from AlixPartners has revealed that a unnerving average of eight restaurants, pubs and bars are closing every day1. What’s.
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Events season in full swing

Awards season began with a bang with the glitzy ceremony at the Laundry Cleaning News (LCN) Awards. As a platinum sponsor we were delighted to be involved in the prestigious event, announcing the winners of a number of awards on the night. Director at Tonrose said: "It was a a privilege to be an integral part of this fantastic event which recognises the outstanding contributions to the laundry industry. Huge congratulations to all of the deserving winners." Coming up next The Laundry And Drycleaning Awards (LADAs) is looking to build on the success of previous years.  Run by Laundry Cleaning Today, the LADAs.
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Just around the corner

A Golden Path Ahead? Autumn has truly arrived. The trees are transforming into glorious golden canopies and the leaves have started to fall. Nature's fine display fuels inspiration for some last minute getaways to cosy cabins or accommodation in picturesque settings where guests can enjoy the beauty of the season. With the weather tuning cooler, thoughts soon turn to the approaching winter and Christmas to come. But has your business started to plan ahead for the festive season and are you prepared for the coming spike in occupancy and increase in linen needs? As well as ensuring you are well stocked.
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