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Profits rise predicted for Kingfisher

B&Q's parent company, Kingfisher, is expected to report a 3% increase in first half-year profits on Thursday. 
17 September 2007

AHS Direct helps dwindling hedgehog numbers

AHS Direct, the East Sussex-based online provider of home and garden supplies has launched a national Help a Hedgehog Campaign 
14 September 2007

Major tool launches at Toolbank shows

Visitors treated to product showcases from big industry names 
14 September 2007

New sales and marketing role for Bissell's Gary Clowes  

Bissell’s Gary Clowes has been promoted to the position of UK general sales and marketing manager, reporting to Charles Gordon the company’s international markets director. 
13 September 2007

Oarsman Weiss raises £8,000 for charity

Isaac Lord md Andrew Weiss has raised £8,000 for the Rainy Day Trust, the industry charity, with a storming performance in the Great River Race on the Thames on September 8. 
13 September 2007

Knights embraces internet age with new-look website

Knights Garden Centre is launching a new-look website in a bid to build on its telephone ordering system. 
13 September 2007

Homebase tees off for charity

25 leading Homebase suppliers took part in the first ever Homebase charity golf day at Woburn Golf Club on Friday September 7 
13 September 2007

B&Q strikes advertising deal with BBC Gardeners World

Retail chain agrees to be an advertising partner for the launch of the website. 
12 September 2007

Home Retail reports rise at Argos, fall at Homebase

Wet weather benefits Argos, but discourages shoppers at the the home enhancement retailer. 
12 September 2007

ICI to celebrate with Britain's Best as it adds its name to sponsors list

DIY Week is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Britain's Best Retailer Awards by ICI. 
12 September 2007

All change at Sigma Kalon

Managing director to retire 
11 September 2007

Pet crazy Brits ruled by their animals

1.5 million owners admit their pets rule the household and schedule their lives around the cat or dog 
11 September 2007

Homeowners driven crazy protecting parking spaces

New research from Halifax Estate Agents reveals just how particular Brits are about their parking space. 
11 September 2007

Black Country Metalworks takes over Richardsons

In what the company describes as a positive move, Black Country Metalworks has acquired giftware supplier Richardsons. 
11 September 2007

Bootcamp workshop finds innovation is key to garden centre retailing

Garden centres need to innovate constantly, senior industry figures at a bootcamp style workshop reveal. 
10 September 2007

Crown uses seasonal theme to target female shoppers

With summer almost over and autumn just around the corner, paint manufacturer Crown is to hit the pre-season rush for interior home decoration with a new advertising campaign following a seasonal fashion theme. 
10 September 2007

Expect more garden centre deals soon, property consultant tells DIY Week

Garden centre acquisitions will continue to grow apace over the next few weeks and months, a property consultant has told diyweek.net 
10 September 2007

All-In-One dismisses sale talk

All-In-One Garden Centre has spoken out against talk that the Rochdale business is for sale. 
10 September 2007

Gorleston Godfrey DIY is to finally close its doors

The Gorleston branch of Godfrey DIY is to close this weekend after trading in the Norfolk town for 21 years. 
7 September 2007

Dobbies Sheffield to open next week

Dobbies’ latest Garden World retail emporium is to open next weekend in Barlborough Links, Sheffield. 
7 September 2007
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