Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

February 2013

JG Speedfit to be headline sponsor for bike racer 27 February 2013
JG Speedfit issponsoring Newcastle-based bike racer Joe Burns in the Mezeler Superstock 1000 National Championship in April this year.

New finance director at Crown 21 February 2013
Crown Paints has appointed Philip McDonald as its new finance director, who joins from glass and glazing firm NSG Pilkington.

Scott Brothers strengthens sales team 20 February 2013
Home storage solutions provider Scott Brothers Ltd has bolstered its sales team with the promotion of Jayne Richards to head of sales and the addition of Alan Street, who joins the company as national sales manager.

New addition to Forgefix team 18 February 2013
Fixings and fastenings manufacturer Forgefix has appointed Dean Topping as its new area sales manager for the south.

Three new faces at Specialist Group 18 February 2013
Specialist Group has recruited three newcomers to its telesales team.

Scotts Miracle-Gro sales manager to run marathon for charity 7 February 2013
Scotts regional sales manager Craig Keyworth is set to run the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday, April 21 to raise money for Anthony Nolan, the charity that helps cure blood cancer by matching patients with bone marrow donors.

Marketing promotion at Warmup 7 February 2013
Electric floor heating brand Warmup has promoted Nick Felsing to the new role of group sales and marketing director.

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