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Argos launches same-day delivery ahead of Christmas 6-Oct-2015
Argos challenges the market by becoming the first retailer to offer same day delivery across the UK, up to 10pm, seven days a week, 364 days a year.

Home and Garden Group adds ninth garden centre 5-Oct-2015
The Home and Garden Group has grown its number of garden centres to nine with the acquisition of Floralands Garden Centre in Nottingham.

Fine for man who robbed hardware shop - then complained about it 5-Oct-2015
A court has ordered a shoplifter to pay out over £1,000 after he went to the police complaining about his treatment by the hardware shop he targeted.

Cycle chain Wiggle shuts Homebase concessions 5-Oct-2015
Cycle retailer Wiggle is unexpectedly closing all its Wiggle Workshop concessions in Homebase stores this month.

Petcare companies scoop honours at PetQuip Awards 5-Oct-2015
Twenty-two petcare companies have been honoured in the PetQuip Awards, which took place in association with the recent PATS Telford show.

BHETA hails Wickes meet the buyer a success 5-Oct-2015
The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is delighted that its latest Meet The Buyer day with brand new retail partner, Wickes, hit the mark and hopes it will become a regular event.

Nine branches to close in Wales as B&Q store cull continues 1-Oct-2015
B&Q has revealed that it will be closing nine stores in Wales as part of its plan to shut 60 stores across the UK over the next two years.

John Lewis opens new £35m Birmingham store 1-Oct-2015
The department store chain insist the new opening last week signals its commitment to the British High Street and the importance of investing in physical shops as part of its growth strategy.

Record full-year turnover for Topps Tiles 30-Sep-2015
Topps Tiles predicts record-breaking full-year revenue and continued growth in market share, it said today in a trading update.

Kingfisher backs campaign to stamp out illegal timber 30-Sep-2015
Kingfisher is one of over 60 other timber-related businesses and seven trade federations urging the European Commission to get tougher over illegal timber sourcing.

Screwfix has Supply Chain Team of the Year 30-Sep-2015
Screwfix is celebrating after being awarded the title of Supply Chain Team of the Year at the Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2015 this month.

Lily Bowl wins garden designers award 29-Sep-2015
The Lily Bowl from Urbis Design has been named as the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) Product of the Year 2015.

Greenfingers parachute jump a success 29-Sep-2015
A team of daredevil supporters undertook a parachute jump for the garden charity to raise money for a garden at Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in Sheffield.

Great Western Buying Group signs up new members 29-Sep-2015
Two garden centres have this month joined seven others as part of the Great Western Buying Group.

Grow-your-own develops a taste for the Med 29-Sep-2015
Gardeners who indulge in grow-your-own are increasingly looking to the Mediterranean for further challenges.

Scotland and N Ireland winners unveiled by GCA 29-Sep-2015
The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has revealed the winners of its Scotland and Northern Ireland area awards.

Paul Grinsell named as BHETA home improvement director 28-Sep-2015
It has been revealed that former Totally exhibition director Paul Grinsell will take up the role vacated by Peter Stone in August.

Award for online garden furniture entrepreneur 28-Sep-2015
The founder of what is now a multi-million-pound online garden furniture business has been named Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Essex Business Excellence Awards 2015.

Scotts donates £10,000 to Scouts garden 28-Sep-2015
Thanks to a donation of £10,000 from Scotts Miracle-Gro, work has started to create a new Garden of Reflection from scratch for Crawley District Scouts.

Premier Decorations is Home Hardware's Best Display Stand 28-Sep-2015
Last week's Home Hardware Autumn Trade Show in Northampton saw Premier Decorations take the title of Best Display Stand.

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Latest product news

New trade website from Sterling Locks 6-Oct-2015
Sterling Locks is providing retailers with a new home(page) of great value security, with the launch of a trade-only website.

M&M Timber merchandising range is hit at Glee 6-Oct-2015
Following a successful showing at this year's Glee, M&M Timber says its new merchandising range of plant display and staging units has attracted a record number of enquiries and orders.

Tildenet gets crop cages started 6-Oct-2015
Tildenet says it attracted much attention at this year's Glee with its Mainframe starter kits.

Johnsons Lawn Seed scores with Turfline 2016 6-Oct-2015
With help from a special football freestyler the Johnsons Lawn Seed (DLF Trifolium) stand scored big with visitors at Glee this year.

Eden Halls adds Juliana lean-to 6-Oct-2015
New from Eden Halls Greenhouses, the Juliana lean-to has been added to the top-end Juliana range - the only aluminium greenhouse brand endorsed by the RHS.

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Latest people news

Wyevale man wins International Exchange Award 6-Oct-2015
Wyevale Nurseries product development co-ordinator Ben Gregory has won the International Plant Propagators Society (IPPS) International Exchange Award.

Warmup names new global marketing director 28-Sep-2015
Underfloor heating manufacturer Warmup has announced the appointment of Jon Burke as global marketing director.

Yale connects, with Smart Living appointment 23-Sep-2015
Yale is investing in its new Smart Living division with the appointment of a new team member.

Monument Tools appoints sales director 22-Sep-2015
Jamie Fisher joins Monument Tools to lead the company's growth as sales director.

The HTA appoints a new president 17-Sep-2015
Adam Wigglesworth from Aylett Nurseries was appointed as President of the Association taking over the role from Stan Green of Growforth who becomes the Immediate Past President.

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