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Bents celebrates two major wins 27-Jul-2016
Bents Garden & Home is celebrating not only being awarded Best Show Feature at this year's RHS Tatton Flower Show, but being named Best Destination Garden Centre in the North West 2016 by the Garden Centre Association.

Deco-Pak manager raises £1k for late mother's hospice 26-Jul-2016
The staff of Hipperholme-based decorative aggregates and bird box suppliers Deco-Pak joined over 1,600 runners in a 5k colour run to raise money for Overgate Hospice in Elland.

Competitions authority approves Sainsbury's HRG takeover 26-Jul-2016
The Competitions and Markets Authority has given Sainsbury's the green light for its takeover of Argos.

Wet weather brings traditional garden sales down 25-Jul-2016
Sales in non-traditional categories at garden centres across the country were up during June (2016) but due to wet weather traditional categories were down according to the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) report.

Glee and Spring Fair organiser launches online retail hub 25-Jul-2016
Ascential Events - the organisers of retail trade shows Pure London, Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, Jewellery and Watch, and Glee - today launches Inside Retail, an online hub designed to deliver insight and inspiration to the UK's brilliant retail sector and its thousands of independent businesses.

Wrights Home Hardware wins best window display 25-Jul-2016
Wrights Home Hardware is celebrating after winning the South Ayrshire Council best window display competition.

Bira and BHETA 'Tussle on the Turf' 22-Jul-2016
The industry's two leading trade associations The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) and British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) came together this week for a 'Tussle on the Turf' golf tournament.
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First Bunnings to open in the UK in October 21-Jul-2016
Wesfarmers has announced that the first Homebase store will be transformed into Bunnings in October this year, and has hired retail veteran Archie Norman and former Kingfisher executive Matt Tyson to advise.

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Latest Product News

Outback shines at Solex 18-Jul-2016
A 'barbecue with a bar' proved a hot topic on this year's Outback Solex stand, where the latest addition to the new top-of-the-range Signature series persuaded buyers to sign-up to the concept for the 2017 barbecue season.

Go Rogue with Napoleon Grills 18-Jul-2016
Napoleon Grills is telling consumers to "grab the great outdoors with both hands and Go Rogue next summer" as the company launches a brand new range of gas barbecues called Rogue.

Maximise sales with The Buzz: Love Summer 18-Jul-2016
STV is inviting retailers to maximise peak summer sales and inspire customers to enjoy outdoor life and to Live Pest-Free with The Buzz: Love Summer merchandise displays from pest control product supplier, STV.

Taking duct tape to a whole new level 18-Jul-2016
Gorilla Tape has taken Duct Tape to a new level. The outdoor tape has a rugged, all-weather, UV resistant shell and has been designed to easily stand up to the elements making its list of uses endless.

CK Tools gearing up for Winter Wonderland 14-Jul-2016
Carl Kammerling International is looking forward to a strong end to the year as its annual Winter Wonderland promotion returns for its third successive year.

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