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Product News Archive July 2012

New wood stains and varnishes from Everbuild 25 July 2012
Everbuild has launched a new range of wood stains and varnishes, marking its growing expansion into the wood care market.

Win Toolpoints with Toolstream this summer 25 July 2012
This summer's Toolstream promotion offers retailers the chance to claim a range of rewards

EPoS offer from Consolis allows SMEs more for less 12 July 2012
Consolis Payments is giving small and medium-sized retailers the chance to switch to the kind of advanced chip and pin, contactless and mobile payment systems currently used by major multiple retailers - but at a fraction of the cost.

Forest Garden's log cabins appeal directly to the consumer 12 July 2012
Forest Garden is offering retailers the opportunity to maximise current outdoor living trends with its range of multi-purpose log cabins.


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