Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

August 2015

Pro Décor staff cycle coast to coast for charity 27 August 2015
A team of 10 from Stoke-on-Trent-based Dunlop Pro Décor are taking part in an epic coast-to-coast cycle challenge to raise money for a local nursery for children with special needs.

Kelkay appointment to focus on garden centres 18 August 2015
Aggregates manufacturer and distributor Kelkay has named Alan Sheppard as its new UK sales manager.

Vitra appoints marketing executive 17 August 2015
Vitra has appointed Emma Hibbert to the position of marketing executive for Vitra in the UK.

Simon Damp appointed md 12 August 2015
Simon Damp has been promoted to the role of managing director of Gorilla Glue Europe.

Burston nurseries co-founder dies 3 August 2015
John Pearson, the chairman and co-founder of Burston Nurseries, Burston Rose & Garden Centre and Hertfordshire Fisheries in St Albans passed away on Saturday July 25, aged 87, after battling cancer for several months.

Two key appointments at Rodo 3 August 2015
Rodo, the supplier of decorating sundries, workwear and PPE, has made two new recruitments to its field sales team.

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