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GIMA 2021 New Product Digest now live

The annual showcase of innovation from GIMA members – the GIMA New Product Digest - is now available, providing retailers with a comprehensive guide to the latest product innovations, point of sale and marketing initiatives ahead of the 2021 spring/...
23 October 2020 0 Comments

Steve Harper joins Southern Trident

Southern Trident significantly strengthens its senior team with the appointment of Steve Harper as their new CEO. Speaking on the occasion, Balaji Manoharan, Founder, Southern Trident said: “Steve’s appointment as our CEO reiterates our commitment ...
23 October 2020 0 Comments People News

Islington community centre scoops DIY prize

A community centre in the heart of Islington is celebrating after winning a sizeable gift from a local hardware and decorating merchant.Sam Parrington and Teena Phillips and Mildmay Community PartnershipMildmay Community Centre, on Woodville Road, ...
22 October 2020 0 Comments

GIMA backs call for pragmatic approach to secure historic UK-EU agreement

The Garden Industry Manufacturers Association (GIMA) has joined with 71 other trade associations and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) to urge the government to reach an agreement regarding a Brexit deal to ensure that the UK remains a key ...
21 October 2020 0 Comments

BHETA enables kickstart funding for smaller employer members

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is set to apply to the Government’s Kickstart Scheme as an ‘organisation representative’ on behalf of its smaller employer members, enabling them to access the scheme. Kickstart offers support ...
21 October 2020 0 Comments

Happy Compost – what’s new? The Greener Gardening Company unveils key sales drivers for 2021

When Happy Compost – a cutting-edge new brand of top performing peat-free growing media launched at Glee 2019, no-one could have predicted how demand for compost would skyrocket in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. According to The Greener ...
20 October 2020 0 Comments

Azpects creates retail division

Azpects Ltd is pleased to welcome Geoff Seddon and Rebecca Cox to create the company’s retail division. Azpects is a specialist in developing and manufacturing products for creating and maintaining outdoor hard landscaping and is the creator of ...
20 October 2020 0 Comments People News

Pelsis announce launch of new electrostatic ULV fogger in fight against Covid-19  

Global manufacturer of hygiene and pest control products, Pelsis Group has launched a new product to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The ...
19 October 2020
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