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Spectrum delivers all your sign needs

Spectrum Industrial, the experts in identifying, managing and reducing safety risks, offers a comprehensive range of safety signs, from No Smoking through to Fire Exit and everything in between. 
1 December 2016

Bright Spark enjoys success following launch of Solar Sensor LED

Since its launch six months ago the Solar Sensor LED light from Bright Spark Solar has proved to be extremely popular with home owners and businesses alike. 
1 December 2016

Super bright range from Smart Garden

The Super Bright solar lights range from Smart Garden are all higher lumen which means they are significantly brighter than regular solar lights. 
1 December 2016

High quality LED replacements from Sam's Trade Centre

Sam's Trade Centre is proud to distribute the ‘Lyveco’ range of high quality LED replacement lamps. 
24 November 2016

All your electrical accessory and equipment needs from Centurion

For electrical accessories and equipment at affordable prices, Centurion's Powerlines range has it covered. 
24 November 2016

Active Products introduces hands free lighting solution

The AP ProSeries CREE LED Head Torch has proven a popular, hands free lighting solution for tradesmen, electricians, DIYers and leisure enthusiasts and has been upgraded by manufacturer Active Products autumn, to 150 lumens offering performance improvements and even better value for money. 
24 November 2016

Brand new high-performance spotlight from Active Products

Active Products, creator of the AP ProSeries, has released a brand new high performance spotlight for autumn 2016. 
24 November 2016

Amtech introduces rechargeable work light

Amtech has added to its lighting range this winter and have launched the 10 Watt COB LED Rechargeable Work Light (stock code S8185). The work light uses the latest COB (chip on board) LED technology and has a bright 700 Lumen output. 
24 November 2016

Forest initiative takes customers to the till

Take Me To The Till (TMTTT) is Forest Garden's most-popular and proven sales tool. 
10 November 2016

Gorilla Islands boost shopper awareness

Gorilla Glue has developed a range of floor display items, including the Gorilla Island, an eye-catching stand that comes fully stocked with Gorilla products. 
10 November 2016

Boost sales with Masons' mini mouldings box

Timber specialist Masons has launched its new mini mouldings box, providing a high margin, low risk, fast turn around product range to help retailers boost sales. 
10 November 2016

STV pledges to keep gardens free of animal waste

Keeping the nation’s gardens free of animal waste is a major mission for STV, with cat deterrent accounting for over half of all sales under the Defenders brand. 
10 November 2016

Scruffs expands its Expedition range

New for this Autumn/Winter 2016, Scruffs has expanded its Expedition range to include the Scruffs Expedition Thermo Softshell Jacket. Outdoor protection and comfort is essential, and this new jacket uses a body mapped design to ensure just that.  
10 November 2016

Impulse buys, countertop dispensers and displays from Draper

Draper Tools has a great selection of impulse buy products complete with countertop dispensers and floor standing display stands for maximum point-of-sale impact in-store. 
9 November 2016

Comprehensive merchandising solutions from Faithfull Tools

Faithfull Tools offer a comprehensive selection of display and merchandising solutions, including free standing floor and counter displays, hanging racks and toolbars. 
9 November 2016

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