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House prices set to increase by 3% 19-Dec-2014
House prices in the UK will see an average increase of 3% over the course of next year, bolstered by recent changes to Stamp Duty, continuing demand and lack of supply of property, according to the RICS housing forecast for 2015.

The Range to open new store in Plymouth 19-Dec-2014
After much speculation The Range has confirmed that they will be opening a new store in Plymouth in early 2015.

Global DIY market reaches €399bn 18-Dec-2014
In 2013, the DIY/Home Improvement World Market turnover reached approximately €399 billion, according to Fediyma's World DIY Report.

Dorset independent P&G Crocker wins Toolbank display award 16-Dec-2014
Independent retailers dominated the window display category in Toolbank's festive 2014 XMS promotion display competition - reflecting the fact that nearly all independent retailers have display windows, whereas most builders merchants do not, says Toolbank.

DIY Week Awards: Retailer silver winners announced 16-Dec-2014
Judging has taken place and the list of silver winners in the 2015 DIY Week Awards can now be revealed.
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Choice Marketing growing stronger, AGM hears 16-Dec-2014
Members of buying and marketing organisation Choice Marketing attending their recent AGM heard that membership continues to grow, and that solid supplier relationships had been established following 2014's disruption in supply.

Grafton Group acquires Crescent Building Supplies 16-Dec-2014
Grafton Group has acquired Crescent Building Supplies, an independent supplier of building materials trading from four branches in Ruislip, Hillingdon, Uxbridge and Maidenhead.

The Ideal Home Show returns to Olympia London in 2015 16-Dec-2014
Britain's biggest consumer home event, the Ideal Home Show is to return to its original roots at Olympia London in March 2015.

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Latest Product News

Smart Garden Products launches 30 new products at Christmas Fair 15-Dec-2014
Smart Garden Products is launching over 30 new products at its inaugural attendance at January's Harrogate Christmas & Gift fair.

Cable routing made easy by Carl Kammerling 15-Dec-2014
Carl Kammerling International's new CK Tools Mighty Rods cable rod set is designed to make light work of cable routing.

Town & Country has it in the bag 15-Dec-2014
Among a raft of new product developments unveiled by Town & Country at Glee is this collection of stylish, re-usable shopping bags with matching pouches.

Liberon protects wood from worst of the weather 15-Dec-2014
Joining Liberon's exterior range is the exterior wood protector for horizontal and vertical timber.

Slim slate mosaics, slim cost, from Homelux 15-Dec-2014
Homelux launched an innovative range of mosaic tiles, called Slate Slims, during the year.

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