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Homeowners increase spending on DIY during Easter 23-Apr-2014
Data released by Visa shows that homeowners spent 6% more in DIY and household stores this Easter weekend compared to Easter last year.

First-ever TV ad for Wilko is ship shape 23-Apr-2014
Value retailer Wilko has launched its first-ever series of TV ads which feature a crew of pirates trying to get one up on a rival ship by decorating theirs with Wilko products.

Which? awards Resolva Bug Killer Gardening 'Best Buy' status 23-Apr-2014
Consumer organisation Which? handed Resolva Bug Killer the Gardening 'Best Buy' status after the product came out on top in tests against 10 other ready to use products.

Retailers flock to Madrid for the third Home Improvement Forum 23-Apr-2014
The event in Madrid is set to be attended by 120 ceo's and senior executives from more than 50 home improvement companies from all over the world.

John Lewis to celebrate 150 years with rooftop garden 22-Apr-2014
The roof of John Lewis' flagship store on Oxford Street will be transformed into a garden to celebrate 150 years of the company.

A warm Easter fails to tempt the nation to shop 22-Apr-2014
Retailers suffered a drop in shopper numbers over the Easter weekend, despite the weather being remarkably warmer than last year.

Stax reports £2m uplift in March 22-Apr-2014
Wholesaler Stax Trade Centres reported a record £2m uplift in sales last month, boosted by garden sales, and predicts a strong April on the back of the breakdown in negotiations between Scotts and Solus.

Homebase signs deal for more info on TV ads and customers 17-Apr-2014
Homebase has signed a three-year deal with customer intelligence specialist Sky IQ to help the retailer gain a better understanding of the television viewing and buying habits of its customers.

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Latest Product News

Barrettine preservers promise professional finish 16-Apr-2014
Barrettine Products says its wood preservers are of the highest quality.

Liberon protects wood, whatever the weather 16-Apr-2014
Joining Liberon's exterior range is the exterior wood protector for horizontal and vertical timber.

Smart Solar trays will boost Bright Eye Animal sales 16-Apr-2014
To make it easier for garden centres to top up their stock of Bright Eye Animals, Smart Solar has introduced a new two-tray merchandising solution.

Cuprinol has all the answers for decking 16-Apr-2014
Cuprinol has introduced a new decking range aimed at educating consumers about correct decking maintenance.

Get the Country Cottage look with Barrettine 16-Apr-2014
Barrettine Products has launched a new range of water-based lifestyle Country Cottage Shades for the more discerning buyer.

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