Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

September 2016

Eyles and Stevens bid farewell to Hillview 22 September 2016

Hillview Garden Centres has confirmed the departure of Marcus Eyles and Neil Stevens.

Wyevale to collaborate with prestigious designers 22 September 2016

Two award-winning garden designers have recently announced that they will be working in the future with one of the UK’s leading nurseries.

New sales director at Axminster 21 September 2016

Luxury wool carpet specialists Axminster Carpets has appointed Jonathan Young as the company’s new UK and export sales director.

New commercial director for Waitrose 15 September 2016

Waitrose commercial director Mark Williamson, is to retire at the end of January 2017, while Rupert Thomas, currently marketing director, will move into the commercial director role.

New role for former Homebase director 15 September 2016

Former Homebase director Tim Stainton has sets up a brand development company, reports Horticulture Week.

Multi-channel director leaves M&S 15 September 2016

M&S executive director, Multi-Channel, Laura Wade-Gery is leaving the retail giant following her maternity leave.


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