Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

October 2009

Two new appointments at Planit Fusion 28 October 2009
Colin Seaton returns to company in the role of area sales manager (south), while Aaron Green takes up position as support officer.

New manager at Peter Barratt's Gosforth Park Garden Centre 21 October 2009
Paul Barker, who has 19 years’ experience in the industry, takes up role at the Garden Centre Group branch.

New appointment at Garden Centre Group 16 October 2009
Melanie Evans takes up position as regional manager for Wales and the borders this month.

Dragon's Den 15 October 2009
Bents Garden & Home was host to a visit from celebrity entrepreneur Peter Jones last month.

Generation Game 15 October 2009
Ben Grunwerg, eldest son of David Grunwerg, is the latest family member to join the housewares company.

Seven new in Stax sales 15 October 2009
Following its successful launch of its gardening catalogue this year, Stax has announced the recruitment of specialist sales staff to support growth in the gardening sector.

Clas Ohlson VP of sales and communications 5 October 2009
Clas Ohlson has appointed Peter Jelkeby as vice president of a newly renamed division.


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