Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

February 2008

Pitchwell appoints new head of retail division 28 February 2008
Pitchwell, the international supplier and distributor of gadgets and gizmos for the kitchen and household and owner of Pitch TV and Pitch World on SKY (channel 636 and 647) has appointed Andrew Herbert as managing director of Pitch Retail.

Bodnant Garden Nursery appoints new head 27 February 2008
Former Grosvenor Garden Centre manager excited about opportunity to create vibrant product mix.

Richard Burbidge appoints new marketing director 27 February 2008
Former md joins leading timber balustrade and mouldings specialist.

New commercial development manager for Expamet 27 February 2008
Nick Jarvis has joined Expamet Building Products as commercial development manager.

William Sinclair appoints new managing director 21 February 2008
Former Igloo Games, general manager, Danny Adamson joins horticultural supplier.

Town & Country strengthens sales and marketing teams 21 February 2008
Three new appointments to help brand with its increasing product portfolio.

Netto looks to extend non-food offer with additions to management team 15 February 2008
Value supermarket chain appoints new operations director and non-food business unit controller.

Nuttery appoints national accounts manager 15 February 2008
The Nuttery, manufacturers of bird feeders, food and accessories has appointed Steve Bird as its national accounts manager.

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