2006: Fizzco was established in 2006 on a Christmas tree farm in rural Lincolnshire. Local farmer Alfred Rose and aspiring businesswoman Wendy Clarkson started Fizzco as a complementary business to their existing business of selling Christmas trees. Expanding into offering festive and seasonal decorations to suit any Christmas style.
2008: We love sourcing inspiration from anywhere and everywhere. In 2008 we travelled to ChristmasWorld, Frankfurt for the very first time. ChristmasWorld is the world’s biggest trend and order platform for the seasonal and festive sector. ChristmasWorld brings together manufacturers and retailers, as well as major commercial buyers from all over the world. Visiting this event was key in establishing potential suppliers and commercial partnerships.
2011: In 2011 the company directors made their first buying trip to China. Taking a trip to China was filled with culture, inspiration, and possibilities. Visiting potential suppliers, investigating prospective relationships, and all together experiencing a new way of sourcing was enthralling and educational for the team.
2011: As a reward for our hard work Fizzco was nominated for two business awards in 2011. Narrowly missing out on top honours for small business of the year and young director of the year; placing second in both categories.
2012: Fizzco made a special trip to Number 10 downing street in 2012. Number 10 needed a bit more Christmas cheer and we were happy to oblige. Fitting this iconic location with Christmas trees and festive décor any prime minister would be delighted with.
2013- This year things started to change. The business diversified again and we completed our first official commercial installation. This small but important installation in Lincoln set the precedent going forward.
2014: Fizzco Projects launched in 2014. Our expansion into offering a project management service was driven by horror stories of displays not installed on time, centres receiving poor value for money and display providers not living up to expectations. So, we decided to do something about it. Our plan is simple – to strip the process right back to basics with a strong focus on delivering original decorative concepts and a promise to provide you with greater decoration coverage.
2015: As Fizzco starts to grow our commercial lighting and installations we established a key relationship with Italian lighting designer and supplier Idolight. Idolight is a global industry leader in lighting realization design and solutions in the universe of LED light decorations of urban spaces, commercial areas, buildings, happenings, and events.
2016: Fizzco were awarded a great contract with the INTU network, the largest shopping network in the UK. With 17 shopping centres around the UK. We currently fit out INTU Watford and Chapelfield, Norwich.
2017: As a flourishing business it was time to grow our family, 2017 saw the addition of serval key members of staff including new project managers, designers, and decorators.
2018: Similarly, to 2017 we had outgrown our current facilities so expanded storage solutions by renting a 5,000 square foot warehouse. Sometimes even Santa needs to expand his workshop.
2019: It was time to consolidate facilities under one roof, investing in a 10,000 square foot warehouse just outside Lincoln allowed for the merging of resources, all stock and staff are now all together.
2020: Our business grew even more in 2020, acquiring another 5,000 square foot warehouse which now features our year-round showroom. Our team grew by an additional 5 members and we made it through a year that will go down in history.
2021/ Onwards: Fizzco is very proud to currently have 36 installations partnerships. As a company we will continue growing, decorating, and enjoying Christmas 365 days a year.