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Screwfix acquires assets of Connect Distribution Services Limited (CDSL)

Screwfix, the leading UK omnichannel trade retailer and part of Kingfisher plc, has announced that it has acquired the stock, intellectual property, contracts and fixed assets of Connect Distribution Services out of administration, for a cash ...
20 March 2023 0 Comments

RHS offers low income households £1 entry to its gardens in new 'Access for All' scheme

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has introduced a new scheme that will enable thousands of families and individuals from low income households, and who are less likely to have access to a garden at home, to benefit from visiting an RHS Garden. ...
20 March 2023 0 Comments

Blooming awesome gardening gifts for Mother's Day

With Mother's Day this weekend in the UK, here are a few new and unusal gardening focused gift ideas from Kikkerland and Lemonsalt.While it may be too late for this year, for retailers looking for new gift ideas to stock this Easter, spring and ...
17 March 2023 0 Comments

Apollo Housewares wins Best Display Stand at trade show

Pictured (L-R): Nick Pedlar (Home Hardware Director), Masha Vezouisek (Apollo Shipping Manager) and John Goodger (Apollo Marketing Director) on the winning stand.At Home Hardware’s Spring Trade Show on Tuesday 7th March at Westpoint Arena, Exeter, ...
14 March 2023 0 Comments

The clock is ticking, have you submitted your entry for this year's DIY Week Awards?

If you're an incredible manufacturer, supplier or retailer operating in the DIY, home improvement and garden sector and want to get your well-deserved moment in the spotlight - now is the time to put yourself in the running at the DIY Week Awards ...
13 March 2023 0 Comments

DK Tools launches a new seasonal brochure to help trade customers plan for spring demand

The average household spends around £1,200 on home improvements each year, with the spring season being a popular time for painting, decorating, and gardening according to a survey by Lloyds Bank. Another survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered ...
13 March 2023 0 Comments

Heart-warming ‘Share The Lawn Love’ campaign sees GreenThumb treat lawns for free across the country

GreenThumb, the UK’s most recommended lawn care service, has had an overwhelming response to their ‘Share The Lawn Love’ campaign which will now see them treat over 160 lawns nationwide free of charge in 2023.Recalling the sense of community that ...
10 March 2023 0 Comments

Launch announcement Wilsons adds new vacuum bags to their Orwell range

Wilsons have introduced new vacuum bags under their Orwell range of laundry products, and with fresh look packaging!The Orwell vacuum range ...
13 March 2023

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