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Door & Hardware Federation’s Building Hardware Group forms new marketing ‘sub-committee’ 

DHF has recognised that there are a number of key issues currently facing the building hardware sector. Examples of these are, of course, the transmission of the Covid-19 virus and what measures should be taken to limit its spread, in addition to ... 
3 September 2020

Cambridge team facilitates shop opening with comprehensive COVID-19 testing programme and wellness app

Experts based in Cambridge have launched a new company, ReCoVa-19, after developing an affordable, highly accurate and bespoke COVID-19 testing and wellness programme that allows businesses to protect their employees and therefore shoppers. ReCoVa-... 
27 August 2020

Carl Kammerling appoints new Head of Marketing

Carl Kammerling International, a leading supplier in hand tools, tools storage, power tool accessories and security solutions, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Raines as Head of Marketing. Mark joins CKI from Bosch Power Tool ... 
19 August 2020

Obituary: Jane Oliphant – 1953-2020

Jane Oliphant, the founder editor of Housewares Magazine and a former member of the DIY Week editorial team, died on August 3 2020, four years after being diagnosed with cancer, and being told to expect to live only another six months. She was 67.... 
13 August 2020

Brett Avery to join HTA Board as Vice-President

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is delighted to announce that Brett Avery, Managing Director of Farplants, is to join the HTA Board as Vice-President.Originally from New Zealand, Brett was the co-founder and Managing Director of Avery ... 
4 August 2020

Kingfisher strengthens Customer & Digital team with two new appointments

Kingfisher, the international home improvement retailer, today announces two new appointments to its Customer & Digital team. Sienne Veit joins as Group Digital Product & Platform Director and Tom Betts as Group Data Director.Sienne joined ... 
28 July 2020

GIMA holds virtual AGM and elects  Simon McArdle of Westland Horticulture as President

GIMA has announced the election of Simon McArdle of Westland Horticulture as GIMA President, following its rescheduled AGM held on Friday 10th July, 2020. Following the postponement of GIMA’s March AGM due to COVID-19, a rescheduled event was held ... 
13 July 2020

Introducing new HTA Board members

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has announced the appointment of three new board members as non-executive directors: Jane Lawler, Lawler Associates; Vicky Nuttall, The Garden Industry Manufacturer’s Association (GIMA); and Ken White, ... 
6 July 2020

New executive director at John Lewis

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Pippa Wicks as executive director for John Lewis. Wicks joins from the Co-op Group where she was deputy chief executive and will start her new role in August. 
25 June 2020

New commercial director for Bostik UK

Bostik UK has appointed Carl Millerchip as commercial director. In his new role, Millerchip will be responsible for driving the commercial strategy of the company’s construction and consumer division. 
22 June 2020

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