Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

November 2015

JT expands senior team 30 November 2015
UK shower tray manufacturer, JT, has expanded its senior team with the appointment of new southern key accounts manager, Ian Bell, to focus on developing and managing business in the south of England.

Town & Country appoints new marketing executive 30 November 2015
Gardening gloves and footwear supplier, Town & Country has appointed Andrea Litchfield to the position of marketing executive.

Home Hardware names clay shoot champions 24 November 2015
Inclement weather failed to dampen spirits at the Clay Pigeon Shoot Challenge held during Home Hardware's Convention earlier this month.

Stuart completes 1954 Chevy overhaul 16 November 2015
Home Hardware Scotland warehouse operative Stuart Elrick has just finished a complete restyle of his custom car, a 1954 plate Chevy, taking him eight years of hard work.

Homebase appoints new marketing director 12 November 2015
Former Asda marketing director Chris McDonough to join Homebase, taking up the role of marketing manager, following Jo Kenrick's departure

The HTA gains a new board member 5 November 2015
Frosts Landscapes managing director Ken White has joined the HTA Board as a director.

New Eclipse product manager joins S&J 4 November 2015
Chris Whitham is joining Spear & Jackson as product manager for the Eclipse Professional Tools brand.

Spear & Jackson appoints new sales manager 4 November 2015
Paul Caine joins Spear & Jackson UK, as export regional sales manager responsible for Far East and Middle East.

Home Hardware appoints new head of buying 4 November 2015
Home Hardware Southwest has announced that Jim Chadwick has joined in the new role of head of buying.


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