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BDC appoints new senior buyer

Andy Nicolaou takes up role of senior buyer tasked with controlling purchasing of appliances and contracting products. 
10 June 2009

Fiskars appoints new head of marketing

Fran Kershaw has been appointed head of marketing for the Fiskars brand. 
5 June 2009

Blooms appoints new manager

Carole Berry brings a wealth of horticulture experience to the role of garden centre manager at the Warwickshire-based business. 
22 May 2009

Wolfcraft strengthens sales team

Jack Butterworth joins company as agent for Northern England. 
22 May 2009

Hozelock chairman steps down

David Codling has announced his intention to retire as Hozelock executive chairman after 30 years in the role. 
18 May 2009

Roman welcomes new starter

Stephen Plant, the new addition to shower manufacturer's sales force, plans to develop and build the Roman brand. 
8 May 2009

Obituary: Stuart Burrell

Wickes pays tribute to its 'Good Idea' man who passed away last month. 
8 May 2009

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
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