Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Pandemic inspires and helps to finance renovations

Houzz, the leading platform for home renovation and design, has released findings from a recent survey* of its community of homeowners to find out how the coronavirus pandemic impacted their home improvement projects. The survey of more than 3,700 ...
5 March 2021 0 Comments

Scottish businesses and key personalities unite in call for garden centres to be re-opened

Representatives from Scotland’s horticulture sector have joined together to call for garden centres to be reopened before the end of March. 18 high profile organisations, businesses and individuals have put their signatures to an open letter to the ...
5 March 2021 0 Comments

Engaging three million new gardeners and being kind to our planet: key themes at the 2021 Virtual Garden Press Event

One of the biggest trade events in the gardening calendar, The Garden Press Event, has taken place virtually for the first time in its 16-year history. For some members of the sector, The Garden Press Event in 2020 may have been the last time they ...
4 March 2021 0 Comments

Apprenticeships and housing support welcome, but lack of green homes plan harms recovery, says FMB

The Chancellor presents a mixed picture for Britain’s builders, with the glaring omission of a long-term plan to make our homes greener, but welcome extensions to coronavirus recovery support, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response ...
3 March 2021 0 Comments

AkzoNobel completes acquisition of Titan Paints in Spain

AkzoNobel has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Industrias Titan S.A.U. (Titan Paints), strengthening its paints business and footprint in Spain to become one of the market references in the region. The transaction includes three ...
3 March 2021 0 Comments

Dave Elliott of Homebase to speak at BHETA webinar

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is to hold another of its popular webinars, this time featuring Dave Elliott, Homebase Commercial and Marketing Director. The event takes place on 17th March at 11am and follows on from a ...
1 March 2021 0 Comments

The future of retail in a post-Covid world - Scala and Building Retail release new white paper

With half of UK homeowners expected to spend over £6,500 on their surroundings this year, what opportunities lie ahead for DIY and home improvement brands? Scala’s latest white paper, Building Retail, explores how DIY retailers have been making the ...
26 February 2021 0 Comments

Heavy-duty Orwell Airers

The Orwell brand is not only about reliable quality products, but every item has been designed to offer a stress-free solution that makes ...
19 February 2021
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re: Planning application submitted for new Homebase store in Abingdon

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re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

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