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Consumers are already gearing up for DIY ahead of the Bank holiday 27-Mar-2015
According to Ebay, this weekend is the starting gun for Bank holiday spending and a huge opportunity for brands to grab share of wallet, as consumers shop online for DIY and entertainment items a week early.

Wyevale Garden Centres' daffs raise charity funds 25-Mar-2015
With Wyevale Garden Centres (WGC) having already sold 100,000 fresh daffodils this month and donating a percentage of sales to Marie Curie's Great Daffodil Appeal, the charity is in line for a bumper handout.

Topps Tiles grows first-half sales by 6.4% 25-Mar-2015
Topps Tiles said today in a trading statement that business had been "encouraging" in its first half, delivering further growth in sales.

Independent openings shrink to 0.3% 25-Mar-2015
The British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) says growth in the number of independent shops is "becoming vanishingly slender", as new figures show openings continuing to fall.

PetQuip Awards 2015 goes to Telford with PATS show 24-Mar-2015
The PetQuip association is staging its PetQuip Awards again this year, in association with this September's PATS show at its new venue in Telford.

Mr Bricolage raises doubts about Kingfisher takeover 24-Mar-2015
Kingfisher's proposed acquisition of Mr Bricolage was thrown into doubt today after it emerged that board members and major shareholders of the French DIY chain have misgivings about the deal.

Robomow secures new partnership with Maplin 24-Mar-2015
Robotic lawnmower company Robomow has announced a new partnership with the UK electricals retailer that will see its products stocked online and in store.
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Kelkay app improves service to retailers 24-Mar-2015
Garden landscape supplier Kelkay has launched a new app designed to enhance its service to retailers.

Dulux invites public to vote for Colour Moment of the Year 24-Mar-2015
Dulux has today launched the shortlist for its third annual Let's Colour Awards, which celebrate the most innovative uses of colour across Britain's creative industries and events.

Garden centre prepares to open £650,000 extension 23-Mar-2015
A North Yorkshire garden centre is looking forward to a boost in business as it prepares to open a new extension.

Threesixty Innovation relocates to larger premises 23-Mar-2015
Home and hardware products manufacturer Threesixty Innovation successfully relocated the business this month, moving from Nottinghamshire to Derbyshire and upsizing from 14,000sq ft premises to nearly 70,000sq ft.

Topps' TV campaign appeals to consumers' emotions 23-Mar-2015
This weekend saw the launch of a new TV advertising campaign from Topps Tiles, which is adopting a more brand-led approach to its marketing.

£3m handout for former Kingfisher chief Sir Ian Cheshire 23-Mar-2015
Sir Ian Cheshire is expected to receive payments of over £3m from B&Q and Screwfix owner Kingfisher, of which he was until January this year chief executive.

Next plans continued rollout of Home stores 23-Mar-2015
Next says it is looking to open at least eight more of its successful Home and Fashion stores over the next few years.

George Osborne visits Travis Perkins distribution centre 23-Mar-2015
Travis Perkins celebrated the rollout of its new Range Centres with a visit to the Tilbury, Essex site from Chancellor George Osborne.

Topps partners with Macmillan Cancer Support 23-Mar-2015
Topps Tiles has forged a new charity partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, pledging five years of fundraising for the national cancer charity.

Award-winning Sugru bags listing in Wyevale 20-Mar-2015
The mouldable glue, which was named DIY Week's DIY Product of the Year last month, will be stocked in Wyevale garden centres across the UK from May.

Homebase names new managing director 19-Mar-2015
Homebase parent Home Retail Group has announced the appointment of Tesco's Echo Lu as managing director for Homebase, replacing Paul Loft.

Nursery donates plants and compost to help Beavers 18-Mar-2015
Twenty Beaver Scouts from Hereford are well on the way to achieving their Global Challenge Badge thanks to a donation from a plant nursery in the city.

Brintex will partner again on Screwfix Live 18-Mar-2015
Screwfix's third Screwfix Live trade and DIY show will once again be run in partnership with Totally Shows organiser Brintex.

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