Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

March 2013

Matthew Mein takes helm at Glee 2013 25 March 2013
Glee organiser i2i has announced the appointment of new event manager Matthew Mein ahead of its September 2013 show.

Centurion Europe expands sales team 18 March 2013
Centurion Europe, the distributor and merchandising specialist, has recruited three new area sales managers as the company continues to expand.

Andrew Livingston named as new Screwfix chief 15 March 2013
Kingfisher, parent group to B&Q and Screwfix, has appointed Andrew Livingston as the new chief executive of Screwfix, taking over from Steve Willett.

Polyseam appoints new sales executive 13 March 2013
Developer and manufacturer of sealants and adhesives Polyseam has appointed Richard Hogan as sales executive for the south of the country.

Dunlop appoints new account manager 12 March 2013
Adhesives and grout manufacturer Dunlop has appointed David Riddell as national account manager.

Decco's Allen Evans notches up 50 years 11 March 2013
Allen Evans recently celebrated 50 years of service to the Decco Ipswich branch.

Merriott Radiators appoints new sales director 8 March 2013
Part of the Quinn Group, Merriott has appointed Bob Parker to the role in order to capitalise on growing demand it has reported for bespoke designer radiators.

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