Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

August 2008

Lafarge promotion 12 August 2008
Andy Murphy has been appointed as Lafarge Cement UK's sales and marketing director, just twelve months after being promoted to head up its sales team.

New man at Yankee Candle 12 August 2008
Yankee Candle has appointed Chris McVey as national account manager. He will manage a number of accounts across the UK whilst continuing to grow the brand and develop this market to its full potential.

Amtico appointment 12 August 2008
Flooring company Amtico has appointed Sophia McKain as commercial marketing manager.

New md at Buildbase 4 August 2008
Stephen Thompstone has been appointed managing director of Buildbase as of October 1 2008.

Marketing team sees rapid growth 4 August 2008
Craig Jessop has joined Rapid UK as marketing executive.He joins from Pulsonic Technologies Ltd, where he oversaw the product launch of Fragile Earth and Green Clean product range with Burdens Environmental.

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