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Advice available for smaller suppliers

Eric Lane, former buying controller for B&Q, Costco, Texas Homecare and Decco, is offering his services to smaller suppliers who are struggling with the logistics of national distribution to the UK's major retailers. 
5 May 2009

Whitehall appoints new restaurant manager

Jackie Weide takes up role at garden centre’s Wild Poppy Restaurant. 
1 May 2009

Abus expands regional sales team

Security company appoints two new sales managers to further drive its expansion in the UK. 
30 April 2009

Teka takes on new manager

German built-in appliance specialist Teka Products UK has appointed Paul Dayrell as business development manager. 
16 April 2009

Kubota expands dealer network

Kubota strengthens sales network with the appointment of Hampshire-based dealer. 
16 April 2009

Weber supports 'Food Personality' award

Jamie Oliver receives Weber-sponsored accolade at Observer Food Monthly Awards. 
16 April 2009

QVC gets a Fairweather friend

New Forest garden centre owner to front 'Gardening with the Experts' on leading shopping channel. 
16 April 2009

New non-exec for Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins has announced the appointment of Philip Jansen as non-executive director. 
9 April 2009

Crown makes board appointment

Crown Paints has appointed Liz Hickson to the role of marketing director - a [promotion to bard level from her previous position as UK marketing controller. 
8 April 2009

Dick Falconer remembered

Many in the tool trade in Scotland and North East England will mourn the passing of Dick Falconer, who died on January 25 at the age of 82 after a short illness. 
7 April 2009
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