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Pleasing sales report from Howdens

Howdens has delivered a "robust trading performance" according to the company, which includes the October/November trading period, against a strong comparator for the same periods last year.
20 November 2019 0 Comments

Greenfingers to work with Rainbows Hospice

Greenfingers Charity, the only UK charity that designs and builds gardens in children’s hospices, has designated funds to extend and update the Remembrance Garden at Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People in the East Midlands.
20 November 2019 0 Comments

Disappointing Q3 results for Kingfisher

Quarter three sales for Kingfisher for 2019 were registered at £3 billion, down 3.2% in constant currency. Lke for like growth (LFL) was also down 3.9%, which the company has attributed to disruption from new range implementations, lower promotional ...
20 November 2019 0 Comments

Timber Focus partners with Homebase

Timber cladding provider, Timber Focus, has partnered with Homebase to bring its range of products to the UK DIY Home Improvement sector.
19 November 2019 0 Comments

B&Q launches Christmas tree sales

As the sun rises on the start of the Christmas tree harvest in Aberdeenshire, UK, a specialist team of growers have begun the task of preparing Christmas trees for sale in B&Q stores across the country.
19 November 2019 0 Comments

HTA pledge new sustainability roadmap

At the Cultivating Retail conference taking place on 19 November in Nottingham, HTA chairman James Barnes will announce a commitment to develop an industry-wide environmental sustainability roadmap.
19 November 2019 0 Comments

BMI helps Children in Need keep young people safe

When homeless and vulnerable young people in Blackburn need help, they turn to Nightsafe, a local charity which offers them a caring and supportive environment to keep them safe from harm at critical times in their lives.
18 November 2019 0 Comments

Shurtape has it taped at this year’s National Painting and Decorating Show

Leading adhesive tape manufacturer, Shurtape, is delighted to be joining the Painting and Decorating Show for another year - and bringing ...
8 November 2019
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