NL – With immediate effect, the Dutch companies FairForward Gifts & Living, Eco Collection and tuyu are joining forces. The alliance will focus on sustainably produced living accessories, gift items and promotional products.
FairForward is the successor of the non-food business area of Fair Trade Original. The company is considered to be one of the pioneers of the fair trade movement in Europe and has been committing itself to the import of contemporary, sustainable accessories for years already. Eco Collection is also an importer of sustainable fair trade furniture and gift items and tuyu specialises in fairly traded promotional products and articles for trademarks. The CEO of the new alliance FairForward is Stefan Nijsen, the hitherto Director of Eco Collection. Nijsen succeeds the FairForward CEO Mike Jansen, who is retiring at the age of 66. Antoinette Gast, owner of tuyu, will be responsible for the product range, product development and sales side of the cooperation.