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Kelkay guarantees stock availability for its Easy Fountain water features

Much like forecasting the British weather or the referendum outcome, predicting consumer demand and working out the precise level of required stock in the highly seasonal garden market is a bit of a dark art. Acknowledging just how challenging out of ... 
21 November 2017

CKI's Winter Wonderland

Carl Kammerling International is again launching its annual Winter Wonderland promotion, running from September 1 to December 31.Containing over 155 products, the promotion includes newly-launched ranges and added-value products to new kits and some ... 
10 November 2017

Telescopic extension ladder from Beldray

The Beldray 3.8m telescopic extension ladder allows users to safely reach difficult heights up to approx. 4.56m. Featuring a portable, retractable design, transport the ladder between work and home with minimal effort and store it compactly out of ... 
10 November 2017

Scruffs launch lightweight fleece neck warmer

The Scruffs fleece neck warmer is ideal for users working outside in the cooler months. The comfortable neck warmer delivers the warmth of a scarf without getting in the way. Made from 100% polyester stretch fleece, the Scruffs neck warmer is ... 
10 November 2017

Everbuild launches Sika Pro Select range

Everbuild – A Sika Company is growing its offer with the launch of Sika Pro Select, a new range that brings Sika’s technical expertise to the trade user.This extensive range consists of 10 products including Sika MaxTack Super Charged, an extremely ... 
27 October 2017

Centurion offers retailers free age-restricted sales sign

Centurion Europe, in partnership with DIY Week, is giving all retailers the opportunity to claim a free age-restricted products information sign to display in store.The offer is in response to recent news of the restriction on sales of corrosive ... 
27 October 2017

Scandi-esque lanterns from Smart Garden Products

The new Stockholm lanterns from Smart Garden Products takes inspiration from the trend for Scandinavian design. The set of three lanterns (35cm/49cm/65cm) is an ideal line for Christmas – either for creating a festive atmosphere or as a hero gift ... 
27 October 2017

Compact multi-purpose lamp from Rolson

The Rolson 61583 5-watt COB compact multi-purpose lamp. The new lamp features a hi-tech design benefitting from 350 Lumens of bright light, a full three hours run time, as well as toughened corners and a raised lens protector. The product requires ... 
27 October 2017

Heavy-duty tape measure from Rolson

The new Rolson 50570 10m heavy-duty tape measure serves as the perfect Christmas pick-up item or stocking filler for retailers thiswinter. Featuring a 32mm wide blade and rubberised toughened case with stop and lock, users can keep it close with ... 
27 October 2017

ERA's HomeGuard security has its head in the clouds

Combining 180 years of expertise with cutting edge smart technology, the new HomeGuard from security expert ERA is said to be the only cloud-based alert and monitoring alarm system on the market to combine security with smart living.Operated via a ... 
29 September 2017

Low-cost, high-security solutions from Abus

Abus is adding the Vela Range Modula Assembly System this autumn to its security and safety portfolio. The Vela locking system offers the new Inspect System that provides an additional access detection authorisation query in the cylinder in that, if ... 
29 September 2017

Everbuild takes Stixall to the Extreme

Stixall Extreme Power from Everbuild – A Sika Company boasts the ability to bond and seal virtually everything to anything. Using the very latest hybrid polymer technology, Stixall will bond to virtually every substrate both indoors and outdoors and ... 
28 September 2017

Stylish porcelain paving from Borderstone

The latest development in the Borderstone range is new Portfolio porcelain paving, which has been designed to be both fashionable and practical for the modern home and garden.Manufactured from kiln-fired clay, the range is durable, non-porous and ... 
28 September 2017

Shurtape makes it a straight eight on TV for Duck and Frog

Shurtape is investing in high-profile TV advertising for its market-leading products, Duck Tape and Frog Tape - for the eighth year in a row.Again targeting the mainstream consumer DIYer, the tape manufacturer’s Autumn/Winter 2017 campaign is a ... 
14 September 2017

T-Rex bites broadcast media for A/W 2017

Shurtape has announced another huge broadcast marketing campaign for T-Rex Tape, kicking off this month.The leading tape manufacturer has generated mass awareness for the extra-strong tape with a range of consumer campaigns since its UK launch in ... 
14 September 2017

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