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Wyevale Garden Centres doubles festive offer to woo £12m shoppers 20-Oct-2014
The UK's largest garden centre group, Wyevale Garden Centres, says it is expecting to attract a record 12m Christmas shoppers between now and the big day.

Christmasworld reveals more about Premium Business Programme 20-Oct-2014
Christmasworld announces more best-practice examples, prominent guests and highlights in the Premium Business Programme at the 2015 event in January.

Kingfisher joins global sustainability coalition 16-Oct-2014
B&Q and Screwfix owner Kingfisher has joined a coalition of some of the world's biggest companies that aims to drive conversation and action on sustainability via a website, www.collectively.org.

DIY Week Awards retailer judging panel revealed 15-Oct-2014
The judging panel for the retailer categories of the 2015 DIY Week Awards has been announced, with well-known industry figures and past winners.

BHETA signs up coffee specialist Melitta 15-Oct-2014
Coffee machine specialist Melitta is the latest name to join the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA).

Take a winning photo of autumn leaves 15-Oct-2014
Garden equipment supplier Billy Goat has launched an Autumn Leaves competition to encourage gardeners to get creative with their fallen leaves and win a prize.

Halloween fiendishness 'can help drive footfall' 15-Oct-2014
Sales of Halloween products are expected to grow even further this year - and in-store spookiness has the added benefit of driving footfall.

Screwfix expands into Ireland with new website 15-Oct-2014
Screwfix is expanding into the Republic of Ireland with the launch of a dedicated website, www.screwfix.ie.

Mark Pearson quits Scotts Solus Brands in management shake-up 14-Oct-2014
The Scotts Company (UK) has announced that Mark Pearson, chief executive officer of the Scotts Solus Brands division, is to leave the company.

Miracle-Gro grass moustaches will involve kids in Movember 14-Oct-2014
Scotts Miracle-Gro has launched a new initiative to get children involved in the annual Movember event that raises awareness of men's health.

National spares distributor joins BHETA 14-Oct-2014
The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has a new member in HSCL, which supplies accessories, consumables and spare parts for domestic appliances and catering equipment.

B&Q spends £60m on relaunched website 13-Oct-2014
B&Q has spent more than £60m on a relaunch of its website, which it says is the most comprehensively stocked and most functionally advanced of its kind in the UK.

Homebase reveals Design & Decorating Academy students 13-Oct-2014
Following on from the success of its Garden Academy, which is now in its second year, Homebase has launched a new programme that aims to get more young people interested in careers in interior design and decorating.

John Lewis report reveals changing shopping habits 13-Oct-2014
Shoppers have been spending more on sleep products in the last year - yet, ironically, significantly more people are shopping in the middle of the night.

Independent numbers still growing in high streets 13-Oct-2014
New figures today from The Local Data Company (LDC) and British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) show that traditional independent shops and leisure outlets continue to increase in Britain's town centres whilst the chains continue to retreat.

Forest Garden invests in new manufacturing facilities 13-Oct-2014
To meet fencing panel demand, Forest Garden has invested in additional sawmill and treatment facilities in mid-Wales, potentially doubling its output in the region.

Four in five homeowners happy to have a go at odd jobs 9-Oct-2014
Homeowners generally look to a professional tradesperson to carry out bigger, more complex home improvements but most are confident in their ability to undertake odd jobs and small tasks around the home as DIY projects.

Last chance to book for HTA Garden Futures conference 9-Oct-2014
The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is giving people a last chance to book one of the few remaining places at next week's HTA Garden Futures dinner and conference.

Lords of Notting Hill acquires Andrews of Hampstead 9-Oct-2014
London hardware store Andrews of Hampstead, which has been serving its local neighbourhood for over 36 years, has been taken over by fast-expanding housewares and home essentials retailer, Lords of Notting Hill.

Omnichannel retailers 'are getting it wrong on delivery options' 9-Oct-2014
Online retailers provide delivery options shoppers don't want - and don't offer the ones they do.


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