Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

July 2011

New sales director 29 July 2011
McLoughlins has appointed Donald Williamson as sales director.

New roles at Gardman 22 July 2011
Gardman has appointed Sarah Downing as marketing manager and Lee Sutton as supply chain manager.

New assistant manager 14 July 2011
Haskins Garden Centre at West End, Southampton, has appointed a new assistant manager.

New sales agent 13 July 2011
ForgeFix has appointed Peter Nicholson as sales agent for Scotland.

Two appointments at Toolbank 13 July 2011
Toolbank has appointed two new branch managers.

New board members 8 July 2011
Home Retail Group has appointed two new members to its board.


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