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B&Q sells mole repellent in Ireland where moles don't exist 22-Jul-2014
A customer found the mole repellent on sale in B&Q's Derry store, despite the fact that moles don't exist in Ireland.

Former Kingfisher boss gets £1m Co-op payoff 22-Jul-2014
Euan Sutherland, former Co-operative Group chief executive and, before that, boss of Kingfisher, is to receive a £1m golden handshake from the mutual.

Floors-2-Go enters administration for the third time 21-Jul-2014
Wood flooring expert Floors-2-Go has entered into administration for the third time since 2008.
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The Range is set to take another Homebase store 21-Jul-2014
Rental costs and competition from B&Q has forced Homebase in Kirkcaldy, Fife, to call it a day, with the store lease reportedly transferring to The Range.

GIMA 2014 award winners announced 18-Jul-2014
The winners of the Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association's annual awards were announced last night at a ceremony held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Wales.

GCA names winners from Wales and west of England 18-Jul-2014
Garden centres across Wales and the west of England are today celebrating their successes in the Garden Centre Association's annual awards held last night.

Garden Re-Leaf Day raises £60,000 for Greenfingers 18-Jul-2014
Over 230 garden centres took part in fundraising events during Garden Re-Leaf Day to raise over £60,000 for children's hospice garden charity Greenfingers.

June sunshine keeps outdoor living sales on the boil 17-Jul-2014
The continued warm weather saw barbecues and garden furniture continue to be amongst the top sellers for garden centres in June.

TGCG is no more: group changes name back to Wyevale Garden Centres 17-Jul-2014
It's been five years since The Garden Centre Group ditched the Wyevale identity, but now in a bid to increase brand awareness the Wyevale name makes a return.
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Recycle plastic plant pots in exchange for Grow Pots 16-Jul-2014
Vitax are offering visitors to this year's National Forest Wood Fair a chance to swap their plastic plant pots for biodegradable Grow Pots.

Outdoor Living Survey: how is the category performing for you? 16-Jul-2014
Calling all garden and DIY retailers, take DIY Week's survey and let us know your experiences in the Outdoor Living market.

GCA names best northern garden centres 16-Jul-2014
Four garden centres are today celebrating top wins after the Garden Centre Association (GCA) revealed its 2014 award winners for the north east and north west regions at a special presentation last night.

Gorilla Glue celebrates after record year of sales 16-Jul-2014
Six years ago Gorilla Glue launched in the UK and each year the company has gone from strength to strength.

Floramedia links with RHS to back Plants for Pollinators 16-Jul-2014
Horticultural design and print company Floramedia is this month getting behind the Royal Horticultural Society's (RHS) Plants for Pollinators initiative.

John Lewis tops customer service survey 16-Jul-2014
The Institute of Customer Service has found John Lewis to be the best customer service provider in the UK, while Homebase and B&Q ranked outside the top 50 organisations surveyed.

2014 paint sales could grow by 10%, say suppliers 16-Jul-2014
Decorative paint and woodcare sales continued to improve in June, and the outlook for future business is positive too.

Scotts goes back to Solus and buys own brands 15-Jul-2014
Scotts Miracle-Gro said today that it had reached an agreement to acquire the own brands of stricken wholesaler Solus.
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Independent Retailer Month sees retailers collaborate for success 15-Jul-2014
As Independent Retailer Month enters its third week, retailers are being encouraged to recognise the benefits of collaboration on the high street.

Wilko store to stay closed for the summer after arson attack 15-Jul-2014
A 15-year-old girl has been arrested and bailed on suspicion of arson after the attack on Wilko's Nuneaton store on Tuesday, July 8.

Five-year high for first-half footfall figures 14-Jul-2014
The latest footfall figures show that non-food retailers enjoyed a significantly better first half of the year than any since 2009.


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Latest product news in Glue guns

A winning combination 3-Oct-2013
This year's Glee was the first show to combine both Everbuild and Sika on the same stand.

Araldite relaunches adhesives range 1-Feb-2012
Araldite is relaunching its entire product range with new formulations and in new environment-friendly packaging.

New catalogue launch 10-Nov-2010
Everbuild Building Products has launched its brand new catalogue - packed full of products, including the latest launches, Gator Glue and the Jetcem range.

Everbuild's biggest ever 30-Sep-2009
Everbuild has launched its new catalogue featuring the entire range, including the Purimachos and Kwikgrip portfolios and newer introductions such as the Geo-Fix paving jointing compound.

Everbuild acquires Feb brand 27-Feb-2009
Everbuild has bought up rivals FEB and AQUASEAL brand names, certain intellectual property and some product formulations have been acquired from BASF Construction Chemicals.

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