Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

March 2017

Durston director walks 630 miles for charity 29 March 2017

The director of Durston Garden Products Steve Durston recently completed a challenge he set himself six years ago to walk the 630 mile West Coastal Path running from Studland Bay in Dorset to Minehead in Somerset.


Exclusively director of sales to step down 28 March 2017

Brooke House Exhibitions, the organiser of Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical, has announced that its director of sales, Patrick Wade, will step down from the role at this year’s shows in June.


New council announced for GIMA 27 March 2017

The Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association (GIMA) annual general meeting took place last week at Horticulture House in Oxfordshire, with more than 80 members in attendance.


Kingfisher chairman Daniel Bernard to step down in June 22 March 2017

Kingfisher has announced that its chairman Daniel Bernard will be stepping down from his role as chairman at the group's AGM in June.


Farplants appoints new leader for Added Value Division 20 March 2017

Andy Harding has joined Farplants to head up its expanding Added Value Division.


Carol Paris to leave the HTA 16 March 2017

Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) CEO, Carol Paris will leave the organisation next month after seven years


New 'equel' launched by hardware memoir author Graham Higson 14 March 2017

The author of fictionalised memoir How Much for a Little Screw? and regular DIY Week contributor Graham Higson has launched a short 'equel' called All Mod Cons.


Rudridge employee celebrates 15 years of service 13 March 2017

An employee at Rudridge in Farnham has celebrated the impressive milestone of 15 years of service at the business.


New timber director for Covers 13 March 2017

Neil Woods has been appointed as timber director at timber merchants Covers.


DIY industry rallies behind ForgeFix marathon runner 13 March 2017

Businesses from across the building and DIY industry are coming together to back a charity runner in this year's Virgin Money London Marathon.


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