Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Retailers need to do more to target rising number of female DIYers

Although four in 10 shoppers think home improvement stores are aimed at men, British women are the biggest spenders, splashing out over £300 a yearNew research released today by Barclaycard reveals a rise in females doing it for themselves as one in ...
25 May 2018 0 Comments

71% of homeowners suffer from renovation uncertainty says DigitalBridge

Almost three-quarters (71%) of UK homeowners wouldn’t know where to start if they wanted to complete a bathroom refurbishment, new research has revealed.The survey, completed on 1,100 consumers by DigitalBridge, found that just 5% of people would ...
25 May 2018 0 Comments

ERA teams up with security app developer Safeland

ERA, the UK’s home security specialist, has teamed up with Safeland, a company that has designed a unique app to help communities feel safer and better protected against crime. Focusing on the idea that crimes may be reduced or prevented if members ...
25 May 2018 0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Wesfarmers sells Homebase, describing business as "disappointing investment"

Bunnings parent Wesfarmers today announced it has agreed to divest the Homebase business to Hilco Capital for just £1, as it said the “risks associated with a turnaround don’t justify the additional investment and management required”.Under the ...
25 May 2018 0 Comments

Sugru parent company bought by Tesa

The London-based company FormFormForm Ltd which launched kneadable glue product, Sugru, is set to become a fully-owned subsidiary of German firm, Tesa SE. Thus.Adhesive manufacturer Tesa says the acquisition “strengthens its market position in self-...
24 May 2018 0 Comments

April retail figures show welcome boost in sales

Retail sales for April increased by 1.6%, as figures from the Office for National Statistics shows a positive step for UK high streets, after adverse weather conditions and economic difficulties caused a lack of footfall and consumer spending.Month-...
24 May 2018 0 Comments

Former Golden Acres MD snaps up Home & Garden Group’s Stansted Park centre

Paul Richards, who sold his Golden Acres business to Wyevale in 2015 before developing the Mappleborough Green Garden Centre brand, has acquired Stansted Stansted Park Garden Centre in Hampshire, as administrators seek buyers for Home & Garden Group’s nine centres...
24 May 2018 0 Comments

CK Tools promises to maximise sales with new starter display

Designed and manufactured to the highest standards, Kasp locks are renowned throughout the industry for being locks you can trust. As part ...
22 May 2018
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