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Product News Archive January 2012

Bartoline introduces Clean Spirit 26 January 2012
After an absence of several years, Bartoline is returning to Totally DIY in 2012.

New Builders Brand range for Specialist Group 25 January 2012
Specialist Group has re-launched its Builders Brand tool range, with more than 200 new products, a new catalogue, and two new sub-brands, iNLEC and Builders Basics.

Only the best from A Perry 25 January 2012
A Perry offers more than 6,000 high quality products, including hardware, chain, threaded bar, and fixings and fasteners.

Blue Spot Tools grows online 25 January 2012
Every week Blue Spot Tools can send deals on its range directly to your inbox.

Decco launches 2012 catalogue 20 January 2012
The new catalogue is available now and features more than 200 pages of products from leading manufacturers in the DIY, gardening and home sectors.

Stewart bags exclusive distribution of Harcostar range 5 January 2012
Stewart has sealed an exciting deal with Straight plc to become the exclusive UK Garden Centre distributor for Harcostar's extensive range of water butts and accessories.

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