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Rainy Day Trust launches new promotional videos 27-Nov-2014
Home improvement industry charity, The Rainy Day Trust has launched two new videos aimed at increasing awareness of the organisation and its work.

Ironmongery Direct revamps mobile site 27-Nov-2014
Ironmongery Direct has relaunched its mobile website with next-day delivery to meet demand from 'on the go' smartphone users.

Don't forget: top memory man to speak at GCA conference 26-Nov-2014
A Guinness World Records holder who is an expert in memory and personal development will be speaking at the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) annual conference in January.

Annual DIY sales up 54%, says CBI 26-Nov-2014
DIY has been a stand-out performer in the year to November, according to the latest retail sales research from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Argos takes 20,000 products into London Underground 26-Nov-2014
Argos has teamed up with Transport for London (TfL) to launch its first Underground store, Argos Collect, at Cannon Street Tube station.

Hot Plate Products joins BHETA 26-Nov-2014
Hot Plate Products is the latest housewares company to join the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA).

Topps drives full-year profits up 58% 25-Nov-2014
Full-year profit at Topps Tiles rocketed by more than half, and the company notched up its sixth consecutive year of market share gains.

Kingfisher Q3: Screwfix on a roll 25-Nov-2014
A good third-quarter performance in the UK by B&Q and Screwfix owner Kingfisher was eclipsed by disappointing trading in international markets, the group revealed today.

ASA upholds B&Q claim that garden polystyrene devastates wildlife 25-Nov-2014
A polystyrene packaging manufacturer has been left red-faced after unsuccessfully challenging B&Q's claims that polystyrene bedding plant trays are not recyclable and that the material is potentially devastating to wildlife.

Homebase bags £57m from sale of Battersea store 25-Nov-2014
Homebase owner Home Retail Group is selling its freehold store in Battersea, London for £57m and is poised to kick off its large-scale programme of store closures.
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Enter now for BIRA's Independent Retail Awards 25-Nov-2014
The British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) is now inviting nominations for its prestigious Independent Retail Awards 2015.

Wyevale Garden Centres acquires Raglan Garden Centre 25-Nov-2014
Wyevale Garden Centres has grown its estate to 143 with the acquisition of Raglan Garden Centre in Raglan, Monmouthshire.

Century-old Shrewsbury hardware shop to close 24-Nov-2014
More than a century of hardware retailing in Shropshire will come to an end this year when an independent shop finally gives up its battle for survival.

The Range boss aims to motivate prison's entrepreneurs 24-Nov-2014
Owner and founder of The Range Chris Dawson has arranged to visit HMP Dartmoor to speak to inmates about how to keep on the right side of the bars and make some money legally.

Haskins steps up its expansion plans 24-Nov-2014
Haskins is putting new drive behind its ambition to expand, with the appointment of a chartered surveyor to seek out new sites.

B&Q and Homebase Christmas ads hit the screens 24-Nov-2014
B&Q and Homebase have both launched new advertising campaigns in a bid for a share of this year's Christmas spend.

Home Hardware store changes hands 20-Nov-2014
Christel Struckmeier has retired from running Arbroath’s premier hardware store, Barclay Ross.

Another big name supports DIY Week Awards 20-Nov-2014
With judging set to commence at the end of the month, the DIY Week Awards has just signed up another major industry name as a sponsor.

Retailers gear up for Black Friday, as Visa predicts £1m to be spent every three minutes 20-Nov-2014
Argos and Amazon among retailers to offer huge discounts next Friday, while Visa Europe estimates that £360,000 will be spent every minute on its cards during the UK's busiest online shopping day, Black Friday.

Wyevale Garden Centres confirms Trelawney Barnstaple acquisition 19-Nov-2014
Wyevale Garden Centres has confirmed that it has acquired Trelawney's garden centre at Ashford, near Barnstaple, north Devon.


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