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Construction workers 'lack confidence to do DIY' 29-Jun-2015
Almost half of construction workers don't do DIY jobs around their own home - either because they don't have the time or confidence.

£11m funding will drive growth at Stewart 29-Jun-2015
Stewart, the British manufacturer of plastic home and garden products, is poised for significant expansion after securing multi-million-pound funding.

Homebase sheds light on booming storage sales 29-Jun-2015
Householders are seemingly turning to creative ways of increasing storage space in their homes, with Homebase reporting a 200% year-on-year surge in sales of plastic sheds.

Garden centres back Cultivation Street campaign 29-Jun-2015
Leading garden centres, Kew Gardens and The Princes Foundation for Building Community are all getting behind national gardening campaign Cultivation Street in 2015.

Sabichi opens homewares concept within Dreams 29-Jun-2015
Homewares brand Sabichi has partnered with leading UK bed specialist Dreams to open a new concept within its Watford Dreams at Home store.

BIRA hits the road to help retailers 29-Jun-2015
The British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) will be taking to the road again this summer to speak with independent retailers in towns across the UK, providing a range of ideas to help their businesses.

Homebase on the lookout for next generation of interior designers 29-Jun-2015
Homebase is offering 14 young people an opportunity to join its training scheme designed to help them gain experience and qualifications in interior design and decorating.

Next chooses Plymouth for new Home store 29-Jun-2015
Next has announced plans to build a new Home store in Plymouth.

New ownership and new investment for Gardman 24-Jun-2015
Gardman announced today that it has been bought out by its management, backed by private equity fund Rutland Partners.

Award for Lynwood marks growth into Europe 23-Jun-2015
The Lynwood Decorating Products brand of British paint brush manufacturer LG Harris has won a prestigious award in recognition of its growth in Europe.

Al-Murad to open new outlet every six weeks 23-Jun-2015
Tile multiple Al-Murad is celebrating 30 years in retail with the announcement of a huge investment in expansion.

Glee introduces sales inspiration to Green Heart 22-Jun-2015
Originally designed as a showcase of UK growers, Glee's Green Heart feature will be expanded at this year's show to incorporate international growers and new promotional ideas.

Catering serves up good garden centre sales in May 22-Jun-2015
Catering was the best performer in garden centres during May, new figures from the Garden Centre Association reveal.

Kingfisher's Tradepoint launches new design tool 19-Jun-2015
TradePoint has launched a new online design platform, Tradepoint Spaces, which will enable tradesmen to show clients an exact visual of how their finished project could look in a 3D rendered view.

Bostik secures international football sponsorship 19-Jun-2015
Bostik took centre stage at the latest England football international fixture this month, as part of a high-impact sponsorship deal.

Kingfisher announces new B&Q CEO 18-Jun-2015
Kingfisher plc has appointed Michael Loeve as CEO of B&Q UK & Ireland.

Wilko full-year profits take a dive 17-Jun-2015
A failed inaugural TV advertising campaign and growing competition from value retailers saw full-year profits plunge at Wilko.
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Europe Roundup ban reports untrue, says Monsanto 17-Jun-2015
Agrochemical giant Monsanto is defending its Roundup weedkiller against a claim that it can cause cancer, and says reports that it has been banned in France and other European countries are untrue.

Visitors and exhibitors give thumbs-up to Exclusively 16-Jun-2015
Reaction to this year's Exclusively Housewares and its new sister show Exclusively Electrical has been overwhelmingly positive, show organisers said today.

New owner for Suffolk garden centre 16-Jun-2015
Family-run Marlows Home and Garden Centre in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk has been sold by its owners, who are looking to retire.

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