Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

May 2009

Blooms appoints new manager 22 May 2009
Carole Berry brings a wealth of horticulture experience to the role of garden centre manager at the Warwickshire-based business.

Wolfcraft strengthens sales team 22 May 2009
Jack Butterworth joins company as agent for Northern England.

Hozelock chairman steps down 18 May 2009
David Codling has announced his intention to retire as Hozelock executive chairman after 30 years in the role.

Roman welcomes new starter 8 May 2009
Stephen Plant, the new addition to shower manufacturer's sales force, plans to develop and build the Roman brand.

Obituary: Stuart Burrell 8 May 2009
Wickes pays tribute to its 'Good Idea' man who passed away last month.

Advice available for smaller suppliers 5 May 2009
Eric Lane, former buying controller for B&Q, Costco, Texas Homecare and Decco, is offering his services to smaller suppliers who are struggling with the logistics of national distribution to the UK's major retailers.

Whitehall appoints new restaurant manager 1 May 2009
Jackie Weide takes up role at garden centre’s Wild Poppy Restaurant.

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