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Homebase has launched its first advertising campaign since announcing its turnaround plans earlier this year and appointing Atomic as the lead strategic & creative agency.
September 11, 2019 - Kiran Grewal Read More

Reisser, an international supplier of high performance woodscrews and power tool accessories, has produced a demonstration video for its new self locking storage system, the Crate Mate.
April 18, 2019 - Kiran Grewal Read More

The German retailer has stirred up controversy with its new TV commercial, which some are deeming to be sexist or even racist in the way it portrays a woman sniffing gardeners' dirty clothes.
March 29, 2019 - Fiona Garcia Read More

With just a week to go until the start of National Home Improvement Month, organisers have issued a new video and are urging retailers to get involved.
March 25, 2019 - Fiona Garcia Read More

What better way to raise money for charity than on a whacky four-day roadtrip across Europe
February 11, 2019 - Fiona Garcia Read More

Craig Phillips 2018 Lock Rod Demo
February 7, 2019 Read More

Amtech at SpringFair
February 7, 2019 Read More

Amazon is trialing a new robot delivery service in the US, with the first packages delivered to customers via the automated service last week.
January 28, 2019 - Fiona Garcia Read More

Home improvement vlogger Georgina Burnett kicks off the new year with another video to inspire consumers to tackle DIY projects around the home as part of the National Home Improvement Moth campaign
January 17, 2019 Read More

Peckish announced last month that it would be sponsoring the Channel 4 Weather bulletins, and its “Love Every Bird” campaign aired for the first time on Wednesday, January 2.
January 3, 2019 Read More

BBC presenter and DIY vlogger Georgina Burnett has been unveiled as the official ambassader of BHETA's National Home Improvement campaign.
January 2, 2019 - Fiona Garcia Read More

Despite suggesting they may give the format a rest this year and "leave people wanting more", Hafod Hardrware has returned with another heartwarming ad for the festive period
November 30, 2018 - Fiona Garcia Read More

Visa debuted its Christmas ad this month, encouraging shoppers to visit their local high street over the festive period.
November 16, 2018 - Fiona Garcia Read More

BHETA has created a new 'explainer' video to support its National Home Improvement Month campaign, targeting consumers to help them make the most of their homes next April.
November 2, 2018 - Fiona Garcia Read More

Online security expert vpnMentor investigates the accessibility of a number of 'smart' home devices.
October 12, 2018 - Fiona Garcia Read More

Family-run retailer, Hamer Hardware has made its Twitter debut this month and shown its sense of humour with the launch of its new viral advert.
September 20, 2018 - Fiona Garcia Read More

Swedish retailer Clas Ohlson has debuted a new TV ad this month to support its A Better Home campaign
September 18, 2018 - Fiona Garcia Read More

The powertools and fixings specialist, based in Redhill, has revealed a rather cheeky side to its business with the release of footage from its new promotional video.
September 14, 2018 - Fiona Garcia Read More

The Marketing Initiative award was handed to Haford Hardware for capturing the imagination of Wales and the rest of the UK with its homemade festive advert that cost just £6.99 to make.
May 17, 2018 - Kiran Grewal Read More

Designed to make quick and easy work of cleaning grout in the kitchen and bathroom. Simply spray MELLERUD Grout Cleaner onto grout joints and leave for five to ten minutes, then work the product into the grout with a sponge. Wipe away and tiles are left looking fresh!
April 24, 2018 Read More
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