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British Ceramic Tile sells Trade Warehouse format

After a review of the company's "distribution routes to the market place" British Ceramic Tile (BCT) has agreed to sell its four Trade Warehouses for an undisclosed sum. 
24 June 2010

Topps 'satisfied' with latest trading figures

Topps Tiles has reported, ahead of the period close, stronger sales than last year for the 27-weeks to April 3. However, the company still sees consumer confidence as 'unstable' and describes trading in the second quarter as "subdued". 
31 March 2010

Travis Perkins acquires Tile It All

Acquisition provides opportunity to become a 'major force' in this attractive and growing market, says Travis Perkins chief executive. 
3 April 2008

Strong interim results for Norcros

Revenues and profits rise for owner of Triton showers and H&R Johnson tiles and adhesives. 
17 November 2007

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Latest reader comments

re: Bunnings reveals locations of the three further UK pilot stores

Ken Walker
If they live upto what is in Australia, then there's no worries. Fantastic should give the likes b and q and homebase a run for their ...

re: B&Q retail director makes move to Bunnings

bq bob
To pay the 2% NLW increase this year BQ "reviewed" the location allowance paid to staff then in my store reduced it by 25p per hour! The ...

re: Bunnings reveals locations of the three further UK pilot stores

Barbara New
I am a loyal customer to Homebase Sevenoaks and i am watching the store sink since you have taken it over. The garden section has never ...

re: B&Q retail director makes move to Bunnings

BQ
Very true leaving en masse. Says something when the big boys start abandoning ship. Staff down customers down makes you wonder what's going ...

re: B&Q invites suppliers to pitch at Innovation Open Day

Mike A ..
Having been involved in many new product innovations and acheived over $1bn at retail with them, the large format stores are the last place ...