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December 2015

Dunlop appoints new area sales manager 14 December 2015
Dunlop, specialist manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, finishing and decorating product, has appointed Paul Clayton as area sales manager for the Midlands.

Jewson hikers raise £5k for Macmillan 14 December 2015
Jewson employees from across the Midlands recently embarked on a hike to the summit of Scafell Pike to raise more than £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Tesco man joins Homebase as retail operations director 9 December 2015
Homebase has appointed Ewan McMahon as its new retail operations director.

Ian Follett retires as director of Home Hardware 1 December 2015
Described by the organisation as "a great servant to the hardware industry", Ian Follett is retiring as a director of Home Hardware.


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