Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Ken Dodd opens new Stax depot

Published: 18 September 2009
Comedy legend entertains and officially opens new Manchester depot - 28 years after opening the old Manchester branch.
More than 1,000 customers turned out at Stax Trade Centres' new head office branch to witness the official opening by Ken Dodd. The depot represents an £11m investment for Stax and its opening marks the start of a month of planned branch activities, including giveaways, supplier demonstrations and prizes.

Mr Dodd, who opened the original Stax in Manchester, spent around three hours in the branch meeting customers and posing for photographs before performing a stand-up routine and presentation in the central display area.

He also presented a cheque to the City of Salford Soccer League on behalf of Stax, as the company announced the sponsorship of the league for two seasons.

Comments


(Your email address will not be published)
Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register
Printable View E-mail Bookmark

What do you think?


As a retailer, what do you struggle most with in the adhesives & sealants category?




Latest reader comments

re: Suspended prison sentences for Floors-2-Go directors

Lynn
I would look into culzeen ventures also for these.shite bags...

re: B&Q and Valspar partnership to "transform the paint market in the UK"

Kat
I own an eleven bed B&B and redecorate every year so have lots of experience. My local B&Q started stocking Valspar, so I decided ...

re: B&Q opens its first small-format high street store

Keith Messam
It is with regret that we are closing our 58 year old tool business in Chichester. Just wondering if B&Q would be interested in taking ...

re: Sample Sadolin...

John Inglis
Hi, can we still get test sample pots of the Superdec colours. I think Superdec is a fantastic paint and I have been using it for years, ...

re: B&Q launches first ever Easter weekend DIY helpline

Lyndsey Beaumont
Hi, i have a kitchen cupboard door that has fell off. The screws to keep it on were screwed directly into the chipboard carcass. A workman ...

Most read stories