Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

December 2014

New national account manager at EP Barrus 16 December 2014
EP Barrus has extended its garden division with the appointment of Helen Woodward as national account manager for Wolf-Garten and Wilkinson Sword garden tools and Energizer batteries.

Whitefurze appoints new key account manager 12 December 2014
Rebecca Cox has joined Whitefurze as key account manager for the South region, further strengthening the company's growing sales team.

Wayne Flory takes over as Toolbank ceo 1 December 2014
Toolbank product director Wayne Flory has been promoted to chief executive of the tools and hardware distributor.

JLP appoints acting finance director 1 December 2014
Loraine Woodhouse is today joining the board of John Lewis Partnership (JLP) as acting group finance director.


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