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Centurion Europe opens new showroom 21-May-2015
Centurion Europe's brand new showroom was declared 'open for business' recently when British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) home improvement sector director Peter Stone officially cut the ribbon at the leading wholesaler and distributor's newest facility.

Industry names bag Gold at Chelsea 20-May-2015
The wet weather didn't dampen the spirits of leading names in the DIY and garden industry at Chelsea this week, as the likes of Homebase, Bord na Mona and Hillier took home Gold for their show gardens and exhibits at the famous flower show.

Scotts Solus brand cull will leave only ChapelWood 20-May-2015
Scotts Solus Brands is ditching all the brands bar one that it bought from wholesaler Solus last year, saying they are "not core".
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Town & Country donates over £2,000 to Greenfingers 20-May-2015
Town & Country has returned to the Chelsea Flower Show for its 23rd consecutive visit this year - and taken the opportunity to announce the final tally of its fundraising efforts for Greenfingers on Garden Re-Leaf Day 2015.

Smart Garden Products acquires Outside-in clocks 20-May-2015
Smart Garden Products has acquired the supplier of home and garden clocks, Outside-in Designs.

Hayes Garden World launches national kids competition 20-May-2015
Cumbrian garden centre Hayes Garden World is inviting entries from primary schools across the UK for its new Schools Art competition.

Topps boosts market share in first half 19-May-2015
Topps Tiles confirmed today that it had grown ahead of the tile market in the first half of its year, increasing total sales by 6.4% to £104.0m, and with like-for-like sales ahead by 5.3%.

DIY superstore sued over hot tub deaths 18-May-2015
A DIY chain is being sued over the deaths of three people who contracted Legionnaires' Disease from a hot tub in the showroom of one of its stores.

Norbord scoops Jewson's top supplier accolade 18-May-2015
Norbord, one of the world's leading manufacturers of engineered wood-based panels, has been awarded the prestigious title of Jewson Supplier of the Year 2014, as voted by over 600 branch managers throughout the UK.

GIMA buying group will offer 35% cost savings 18-May-2015
The Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association (GIMA) says its new buying group offers unique new benefits for members, helping to bring better access to vital services and business.

Topps combines formats for new Knutsford store 18-May-2015
Topps Tiles has unveiled a new-format store that combines elements of its original large outlets and its growing chain of high street boutique stores.

Homebase custom wallpaper offers room with a view 18-May-2015
Homebase has launched a new custom wallpaper service that centres on a favourite photo or picture provided by the customer.

Tesco to close last six Homeplus stores 15-May-2015
Grocer Tesco has announced that it plans to close its six remaining Homeplus outlets, putting up to 450 jobs at risk.

Bromsgrove independent puts on women's DIY event 13-May-2015
A Worcestershire hardware independent is expecting a high turnout for an event it is running this month especially for women.

Catering Design Group partners Glee catering zone 13-May-2015
To boost content and catering inspiration, Catering Design Group (CDG) has come on board again as the exclusive partner of Glee's Food & Catering Zone this year.

Toolbank celebrates record numbers at its shows 13-May-2015
Toolbank branches have reported record attendance at the last three regional trade shows of the 2015 spring season.

Irish chain Woodie's sees modest growth 12-May-2015
Irish DIY retail chain Woodie's enjoyed modest revenue growth in the first four months of this year, parent Grafton Group revealed today.

Joiner wins van at DeWalt battery event 12-May-2015
An independent carpenter and joiner from Chessington, Surrey is the owner of a new Vauxhall Vivaro van, courtesy of DeWalt.

Easter and sunshine boost DIY in April 12-May-2015
DIY was one of the top two beneficiaries of a strong upturn in consumer spending in April, according to the latest report from the Visa Europe UK Expenditure Index.

Polyseam puts Graft range on TV 12-May-2015
With two Bank Holiday weekends this month, and people expected to get going on their DIY projects, Polyseam is running a TV advertising campaign.

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Export success for Procter 14-Jun-2011
Procter Pest-Stop now exports its large range of pest control products to 17 countries across Europe, including Sweden, Germany, Bulgaria and Portugal.

Effective pest control? Naturally 26-Jan-2010
Scotts Miracle-Gro has strengthened its home pesticide offer with the launch of a collection of 'natural' and safe products in its Home Defence range.

Defence for the home and garden 16-Sep-2009
Scotts Miracle-Gro now offers a range of natural, mechanical and chemical solutions for rat and mouse problems in the home and garden.

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