Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

September 2015

Warmup names new global marketing director 28 September 2015
Underfloor heating manufacturer Warmup has announced the appointment of Jon Burke as global marketing director.

Yale connects, with Smart Living appointment 23 September 2015
Yale is investing in its new Smart Living division with the appointment of a new team member.

Monument Tools appoints sales director 22 September 2015
Jamie Fisher joins Monument Tools to lead the company's growth as sales director.

The HTA appoints a new president 17 September 2015
Adam Wigglesworth from Aylett Nurseries was appointed as President of the Association taking over the role from Stan Green of Growforth who becomes the Immediate Past President.

Tildenet appoints retail sales manager 16 September 2015
Garden products supplier Tildenet, which owns the Haxnicks brand, has appointed Edward Cantle to the role of retail sales manager - putting him straight to work on its stand at Glee this week.

Kingfisher appoints chief people officer 15 September 2015
Kingfisher has completed the creation of its new international leadership team with the appointment of Emily Lawson as chief people officer from October.

Whitefurze appoints new national account manager 11 September 2015
UK manufacturer of plastic consumer products, Whitefurze Ltd has appointed Eddie Coles as UK national account manager.

Steve Harper joins marketing firm 11 September 2015
Former Bord na Mona UK head of sales Steve Harper joins PR and marketing firm Maryanne Stokes as a consultant.

John Lewis makes big changes at the top 8 September 2015
John Lewis has announced senior management changes and the appointment of a new group productivity director.

Treadstone appoints UK head of garden retail 7 September 2015
Treadstone Products has strengthened its UK sales team with the promotion of Matt Thompson to the role of UK head of garden retail.

Stax announces key appointments at Glasgow branch 2 September 2015
Having been overwhelmed by applications from potential employees, Stax Trade Centres has announced three key appointments at its new Glasgow branch, which opens this month.

CDG creates new roles 1 September 2015
Restaurant and commercial kitchen design company - and Glee's exclusive partner for its Catering Zone - Catering Design Group (CDG), has created its first creative director and business development director roles, as the business continues to enjoy rapid expansion.

Oaklands Garden Centre founder dies 1 September 2015
Steven Clarke, the owner of Oaklands Garden Centre and Nursery in Laceby, Lincolnshire, has died.

Richard Carr joins Fiskars 1 September 2015
Former William Sinclair director, Richard Carr, to lead Fiskars' growth plans as commercial director of the UK business.


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