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Klondyke buys Holland Arms garden centre

Acquisition takes the group's portfolio of centres to 23 
17 April 2007

Non-food boost for Tesco

Sales grow twice as quickly as food 
17 April 2007

Sales slump at Debenhams

Profits to come in below market expectations 
17 April 2007

Mister Blister backs Awards

Leading packaging manufacturer sponsors compere 
16 April 2007

Industry Awards announces comedian

The Industry Awards names comedian to lighten the mood at this year's event. 
16 April 2007

NWF opens Ashton Park

Former Arthur Gent site re-furbished and re-stocked 
16 April 2007

Fire at Thatcham Garden Centre

Blaze damages stock 
13 April 2007

Sunny spells and Easter boost March sales

Home improvement goods fare well as consumers keep spending 
13 April 2007

Buckinghamshire town sees sales blossom over Easter

High Wycombe's retailers report 69% increase 
13 April 2007

Green homes sway property buyers

Research shows Britons are looking closely at environmentally-friendly features 
12 April 2007

Serving up summer sales, alfresco style

UK consumers are now enjoying more than 110 million barbecue occasions a year 
12 April 2007

New UK sales director for Scotts' consumer gardening business

Keith Boad has been appointed UK sales director 
12 April 2007

Get your act together, shareholder tells Woolworths management

Baugur openly attacks retailer's refurbishment of stores 
11 April 2007

Easter boom for diy superstores

10,900 sales per second and the best diy Easter since 2004 
10 April 2007

Shopper numbers rise in March

Feel-good factor returning after winter hiberation 
5 April 2007

Homebase launches electronic decorating voucher

A first on the market, says retailer 
5 April 2007

Laird Group waits for shareholder approval

D-day approaches for security division 
5 April 2007

Wyevale to stop selling 'eco-unfriendly' lines

Chain to start pushing green credentials 
5 April 2007

Webbs of Wychbold launches an online shop

A natural extension of the Webbs brand, says chief executive 
4 April 2007

February shop price index shows fall

DIY and Hardware index indicates prices 1.64% higher than in 2006 
4 April 2007

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