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Home Hardware names its Retailer of the Year 24-Nov-2015
Philip and Kate Wyatt of Somerset independent Ilminster Home Hardware are celebrating having been declared Home Hardware Retailer of the Year at the organisation's convention this month.

Living Wage plea to Chancellor 24-Nov-2015
Bringing forward the Living Wage timetable in tomorrow's Autumn Statement would be "devastating for businesses", the Chancellor is being warned.

Vets and grooming boost Pets at Home 24-Nov-2015
Pets at Home's ambitious expansion plans are on track, the retailer said today, as it released its half-year results.

Recovering economy delivers UK growth in Kingfisher's Q3 24-Nov-2015
A stronger economy helped combined sales at Kingfisher's UK B&Q and Screwfix businesses rise by 5.5%, and by 4.6% on a like-for-like basis, in the 13 weeks to October 31, the company said this morning.

Home Retail Group shares jump over sale rumours 23-Nov-2015
Homebase and Argos parent company's share prices increase over rumours that it has caught the eye of private equity firms.

John Herbert to speak at GCA conference 19-Nov-2015
The General Secretary of both the DIY-Retail Association (EDRA) and the Global Home Improvement Network (GHIN), John Herbert will fly in from Germany to speak at the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) golden jubilee event in January

Hitachi buys Metabo 18-Nov-2015
Japanese power tool giant Hitachi Koki has announced that it will acquire 100% ownership of German power tool firm Metabo Aktiengesellschaft (Metabo) and its parent company.

Europe gives the all-clear to Roundup and glyphosate 18-Nov-2015
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide products, has effectively been given a clean bill of health by European regulatory authorities.

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Latest Product News

Blue Spot Tools torches pack in the features 18-Nov-2015
Part of Blue Spot Tools' Electralight range for 2015, this offer consists of four torches packed with features - the latest technology, fast charging, longer use time and brighter visible light.

Wireless motion sensor light from Am-Tech 18-Nov-2015
The new Am-Tech 9 SMD LED wireless motion sensor light (stock code S8160) is designed to effectively light up hallways, sheds, under-stair cupboards or porches.

Bright ideas from Blue Spot Tools 18-Nov-2015
Electralight is a new range of worklights and torches from Blue Spot Tools, offering widely-appealing design, simple packaging and competitive pricing.

Abus CodeLoxx has a genuine USP 9-Nov-2015
Abus' innovative CodeLoxx cylinder range offers a combination of protection against intrusion, using either up to six-digit combination code, an encrypted electronic key or proximity chip.

Blue Spot Tools hardware sets drive volume 9-Nov-2015
Hardware sets are nothing new - but Blue Spot Tools has come up with a whole new concept.

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