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Totally shows to present fresh talent with Innovation Zone 2-Oct-2014
With sponsorship and support from the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) the Totally DIY and Totally Tools shows are introducing a new Innovation Zone for 2015.

DIY Week Awards product judging panel revealed 2-Oct-2014
The judging panel for the product categories of the 2015 DIY Week Awards has been announced, boasting buyers from top UK retailers.

Waitrose is first supermarket to launch pet website 1-Oct-2014
Waitrose has today become the first supermarket to go live with a website dedicated to pet products.

Dragons' Den fixing sales soar at IronmongeryDirect 1-Oct-2014
Television's Dragons' Den star Deborah Meaden and 19-year old inventor Jordan Daykin have a huge success on their hands, according to figures released by IronmongeryDirect.

Wyevale Garden Centres acquires Welsh border centre 30-Sep-2014
Wyevale Garden Centres said today that it is adding to its estate with the acquisition of Moreton Park Garden Centre.

Scotts Solus Brands opens the doors at October event 30-Sep-2014
A Solus Trade Event is being held next month which will allow visitors to see ranges of products under both the Solus and Scotts Miracle-Gro brands.

Calling all security retailers - your chance to win Gold at the DIY Week Awards 30-Sep-2014
The Security Retailer of the Year category has been brought back for the upcoming 2015 awards event - don't miss your chance to enter and be in with a chance to win Gold.

Warm weather could dent Next's profits 30-Sep-2014
Next is warning that if the current spell of unseasonably warm weather continues into next month, and shoppers continue to shun autumn clothing, its full-year profits will take a hit.

DKB has best stand at Home Hardware autumn show 30-Sep-2014
DKB Household, whose brands include Cole & Mason, Jamie Oliver Ken Hom, Zyliss and Culinare, won the title of Best Display Stand at Home Hardware Southwest's autumn trade show this month.

The Range set for October Kilmarnock opening 29-Sep-2014
The Range has named October 31 as the opening day for its new Kilmarnock superstore, in premises formerly occupied by Homebase.

Weather boosts garden centre clothing sales by 25% 29-Sep-2014
Every cloud in August had a silver lining for garden centres, as the unseasonal weather boosted sales of clothing.

Amenity sales on the up at Wyevale Nurseries 29-Sep-2014
Hereford-based Wyevale Nurseries has reported a 15% increase in amenity sales this year, with a rise in demand for trees, hedging transplants, container-grown hedging and specimen shrubs.

Re-energised Glee enjoys strong rebookings for next year 29-Sep-2014
This year's Glee attracted 7,066 visitors, but revisits boosted overall footfall equal to 8,085, the organiser has revealed.

BHETA gains two more major home and DIY brands as members 26-Sep-2014
Magimix, the inventor of the food processor, and decorating products manufacturer, LG Harris, are the latest members to join the British Home Enhancement Trade Association.

Tool Shop celebrates official opening of 11th store 25-Sep-2014
London hardware retailer Tool Shop is opening the doors of its new store on Upper Street in Islington today.

Green-fingered students graduate from Homebase academy 24-Sep-2014
After a year of studying, the first Homebase Garden Academy students have graduated from the scheme and have all been given a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Level 1 Award qualification.

Garden market poised for volume and value growth 24-Sep-2014
Sales of garden products are set to top £5bn for the first time by 2018, prompting rising optimism in the sector.

Scotland and N Ireland winners unveiled by GCA 23-Sep-2014
The Garden Centre Association (GCA) winners for Scotland and Northern Ireland were revealed at a presentation yesterday evening in Dumfries.

Notcutts plans celebration weekend for refurbished Wheatcroft launch 23-Sep-2014
Notcutts will celebrate the launch of its newly-refurbished Wheatcroft Garden Centre in Nottingham on the weekend of October 4 and 5.

Christmas and cookshop brochures set new Home Hardware records 23-Sep-2014
Home Hardware says record numbers of this year's Christmas brochures and cookshop catalogues have been ordered by its retail members.

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