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Dragon’s Den boost for another DIY product

Home security device Patlock has joined the ranks of home improvement products reporting a spike in sales after an apperance on BBC Two's Dragon's Den.
1 March 2017 0 Comments

Retailers told to prepare for new £1 coin

In just under a month, a new pound coin will be introduced into circulation and the 30-year-old current coin will begin to be phased out.
1 March 2017 0 Comments

Ehlo staff to run 20 miles for Garden Re-Leaf

Energetic team members of the Elho UK team are putting on their running (and walking) shoes to raise money for Garden Re-Leaf Day. On March 17, 2017 UK sales manager David Nicholson will be joined by team-members Craig, Louise, Bobby and Adam to complete a 20-mile circuit for the fundraising event, which raises money for industry charity Greenfingers.
1 March 2017 0 Comments

RHS reveals design for Chelsea industry exhibit

The design has been revealed for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show industry showcase exhibit entitled “40 Sunbury Road” and the HTA is calling for its members to help contribute to the garden
1 March 2017 0 Comments

Yale launches security drive as it emerges Brits lose 20m spare keys

Security supplier Yale has launched a new security awareness campaign as new figures have emerged revealing that UK homeowners have shared and subsequently lost track of nearly 20 million spare keys.
1 March 2017 0 Comments

Chairman elect announced for the GCA

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has announced its chairman elect for 2018/19.
28 February 2017 0 Comments

Sir Philip Green pays £363m towards BHS pension deficit

Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green has announced a £363m settlement towards the BHS pension scheme, which was left in a £571m deficit following the retailer's collapse last year.
28 February 2017 0 Comments

AMA Market Report: Kitchen furniture sees 5% growth in 2016

The UK domestic kitchen furniture market has grown steadily in recent years and particularly in 2015/2016 with value growth in the past two years reaching 5% per annum. There is also evidence of volume growth during this period.
28 February 2017 0 Comments

Home Hardware wins top housewares wholesaler award

Home Hardware had cause to celebrate recently when the dealer-owned wholesaler was awarded Britain's Best Housewares Wholesaler Award at the Housewares Innovation Awards 2017.
27 February 2017 0 Comments

Bord na Mona named Wyevale Supplier of the Year

Bord na Móna UK has been awarded ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the recent Wyevale Spring Show.
27 February 2017 0 Comments

Garden retailers invited to Plantfest at Hereford nurseries

Retailers are being invited to two nurseries in Hereford this March to attend their PlantFest.
27 February 2017 0 Comments

Briers' very British range

23 February 2017

Precision tapes from Fisco

23 February 2017

STV adds to Zero pest control range

22 February 2017

Addis boasts award-winning and adaptable offer

22 February 2017

Yale puts homeowners fully in control with the Conexis L1 Smart Door Lock

22 February 2017

N&C welcomes two new marketing team members

28 February 2017

New sales director for Weber barbecues

28 February 2017

Former Garden Store owner joins Home & Garden

27 February 2017

New banking venture for former Kingfisher boss Sir Ian Cheshire

27 February 2017

Andy McIndoe honoured with Veitch Memorial Medal

27 February 2017

Jewson sponsors cyclist in Giro d’Italia challenge

24 February 2017
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