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Rate rises now hitting customers, says BRC

Sales volume growth still healthy but slowing 
20 April 2007

Walker Greenbank posts turnover increase

A year of excellent progress with continued strong organic growth, says chairman 
18 April 2007

Trade picks up for Flying Brands

Gifts and gardening turn in storng performances 
18 April 2007

Wyevale to trade under two names

Wyevale and Blooms brands to remain 
18 April 2007

Liberal Democrats call for energy efficiency improvements to properties

Homes lose energy too easily, says leader 
17 April 2007

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

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