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Don't muck around with wonder wipes from Everbuild

Everbuild says its Multi-Use Wonder Wipes really do live up to their name, removing almost everything from a variety of surfaces with ease. According to the company, the wipes’ ability to clean the most stubborn and troublesome spills and stains are ... 
26 October 2018

Telescopic window cleaning kit from Avron

Avron says consumers can wipe their windows squeaky clean with its new telescopic window cleaning kit; ideal for cleaning windows, mirrors, conservatories and other surfaces. Designed with a replaceable 180-degree adjustable head and an extendable 3.... 
26 October 2018

Fiskars celebrates milestone with new launches

At Glee 2018, Fiskars reached another milestone in its 369-year history, as it unveiled its new hardware and hammer range. To launch in 2019, the range consists of hammers, club hammers, axes, scissors and knives – all of varying sizes and designs – ... 
26 October 2018

Brambles Pet & Wildlife puts animals first

Brambles Pet & Wildlife (Brambles PAW) produce highly nutritious and palatable food for wildlife based on a scientific approach to nutrition. The company’s products are used and recommended by wildlife hospitals all over the UK, which love ... 
26 October 2018

Shurtape makes it direct with targeted broadcast campaign

Shurtape has announced its Autumn marketing plans and is delighted to be investing heavily in national broadcast for the ninth year in a row - across all of its brands.The leading adhesive tape manufacturer is targeting both mainstream and ... 
2 October 2018

Drive sales with Centurion's home security product offer

Centurion’s Home Security products offer retailers the opportunity to drive additional sales during autumn and winter. Ironmongery includes Tower Bolts, Gate Latches, Hasp and Staples, Door Bolts, Cylinders, Sashlocks and Deadlocks, all pre-packed ... 
28 September 2018

Stylish external post boxes from Burg-Wachter

Changes to customers’ shopping habits are leading to an increase in online sales, and in turn postal deliveries says Burg-Wachter, and Europe’s largest manufacturer of post boxes also reports that customers are increasingly turning to external post ... 
28 September 2018

Bluetooth bike D-lock from Squire

Squire has introduced the world’s first Bluetooth bike D-lock to achieve a Sold Secure Gold rating, the highest level of bicycle attack testing. Called Inigma BL1, this clever keyless D-lock lets cyclists lock and unlock their bike via a smartphone ... 
28 September 2018

Kasp launches high quality padlock range

KASP, the leading brand in security from Carl Kammerling, is launching a superb high quality Kasp 145 Marine Padlock Range. Specifically designed for outdoor use – even in extreme weather conditions - the 145 Marine range is perfect for withstanding ... 
28 September 2018

Safety and Security signs from Spectrum Industrial

Spectrum Industrial offers thousands of Safety and Security Signs, all ready for next day delivery. CCTV, Beware of the Dog, Fire Safety, Mandatory, Hazard Warning, Road and Traffic, Construction Site, Warehouse, No Smoking and First Aid Signs are ... 
28 September 2018

Patlock provides extra security for homeowners

Patlock is a fitted French door lock and visual deterrent that has been designed to stop would-be intruders in their tracks. As seen on Dragons’ Den, Patlock helps homeowners ward off burglars by adding extra security to the rear of the property – ... 
28 September 2018

Video Surveillance system from Burg Wachter

Video surveillance systems are an increasingly popular part of customers’ security plans, providing both a visual deterrent and gathering vital evidence. Often trusted sources of advice, retailers are ideally placed to make the most of the increased ... 
28 September 2018

Grange Fencing offers twenty year guarantee with fence panels

Grange Fencing reports excellent feedback from customers on a new twenty year guarantee against wood rot and decay now covering the company’s traditional fence panels. Many such warranties are for ten to fifteen years, but Grange’s twenty-year ... 
28 September 2018

Carl Kammerling offers product deals

As part of its popular Autumn/Winter Spotlight consumer promotional activity, Carl Kammerling is offering a fantastic array of limited availability WIGIG (when it’s gone it’s gone) product deals, all with incredible discounts, says the company. ... 
28 September 2018

A new multi-purpose garden tool from Draper Tools

New from Draper Tools is a durable Multi-Purpose Garden Tool, made from polished steel. As the name suggests, this versatile tool has many uses and works as both a transplanting trowel and a weed filter. It can also be used to help make light work ... 
28 September 2018
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