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Super Bright security light from Smart Solar

Smart Solar has launched the PIR Security Light, which is solar powered, therefore avoiding the need for mains wiring. This PIR sensor light has 10 white 200 Lumen LEDs providing super bright illumination, which is activated automatically for 30 ... 
24 November 2017

Dencon creates atmosphere with flickering candle LED

There is something quite beautiful and mesmerising about a flickering candle flame; it evokes atmosphere with feelings of warmth but old-style wax candles are not safe to use in outdoor lanterns anymore.So the days of seeing them light up cobble ... 
24 November 2017

Squire launches heavy-duty padlocks

Squire has launched a new army of heavy-duty padlocks for the workplace. Squire Warrior combination and key operated padlocks feature an armoured steel body, boron steel shackle with satin chrome finish and protective cover. Uniquely designed, they ... 
24 November 2017

Everbuild awarded the h&b 'Supplier of the Year'

Everbuild - A Sika Company, is proud to have been awarded the h&b Supplier of the Year award at its annual awards ceremony held at Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport on September 27. Head of merchant sales and independents Greg Senior key account ... 
24 November 2017

Everbuild launches new website

Everbuild - A Sika Company, has launched its brand new responsive website, filled with fantastic features to give an improved user experience whether browsing on a computer, phone or tablet. The new-look website is designed to make it easier than ... 
24 November 2017

Creative Products embrace their inner mermaid with this new cushion cover

With social media awash with the glitz and glitter of unicorns and mermaids, Creative Products has launched its on-trend mermaid cushion cover, in time for the Christmas buying season. The perfect product to brighten up dark winter nights with a bit ... 
24 November 2017

Bord na Móna's Growise paves the way for peat-alternative composting

As one of the largest providers of peat–reduced and peat-free growing media, Bord Na Móna's Growise is leading the way in the development of alternatives to peat based retail growing media.With the largest green waste composting facility in Ireland ... 
24 November 2017

SBM life science launch Baby Bio for all your christmas plants

Capitalising on the popularity of poinsettia at Christmas, SBM LIFE SCIENCE has launched a bright red-themed point of sale wrap that simply slides over existing Baby Bio Original displays, transforming them into attention-grabbing units. Baby Bio ... 
24 November 2017

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

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