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E-commerce ready garden furniture

Manufacturer of sustainable Garden Furniture, EKJU are now offering a range of products to help retailers with their online sales, as well as providing stock for traditional in-store sales. The Ecommerce range is packaged ready for home delivery ... 
1 September 2021

Autumn Fair delivers the best gifts of all and launches official app

Staging the largest gathering of Gift products in one place incorporating Gift, Beauty & Wellbeing, Kid’s Toys and Play, and Greetings, as well as fantastic crossover buying opportunities between Home, Summerhouse, and Fashion sectors, Autumn ... 
21 August 2021

GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund

As activity ramps up ahead of Glee 2021, GIMA is encouraging new business and innovators to consider entering the 2021 GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund, with this year’s winner being unveiled at Glee, the leading annual exhibition for the garden and ... 
19 August 2021

ToughBuilt joins British Safety Industry Federation

ToughBuilt has become a member of the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF). The company's decision to join the UK's leading trade association for the PPE industry reflects its commitment to championing the highest levels of occupational health ... 
18 August 2021

Dulux revamps Changing Rooms as home improvement show returns to TV

Dulux and Shine TV launch multi-platform campaign with media agency Mediacom that brings a new, younger audience to the show’s 25-year heritage ahead of re-launch on Channel 4.Tonight marks the re-launch of Changing Rooms, as Dulux gives a fresh ... 
18 August 2021

Numbers look great, says Exclusively team

One stand only remains available at the live 2021 Exclusively Show, taking place at The Business Design Centre, Islington on 24th & 25th August as registered visitor numbers continue to increase. All 18 stands in the Launchpad area, which ... 
17 August 2021

Muffle Limited, growing at an average rate of 153% YoY

Muffle Limited, a global acoustic and soundproofing solutions provider, is set to expand further into international markets, growing at an average rate of 153% YoY. Since 2019, Muffle Limited has provided acoustic and soundproofing solutions ... 
16 August 2021

Homebase to return to Bradford later this year

Home and garden experts Homebase is bringing the best of its products, ideas and inspiration to Bradford, with a brand-new store on Enterprise 5 Retail Park. Opening later this year on Bradford Road, the 34,500 sq. ft store and 10,000 sq. ft. garden ... 
12 August 2021

DK Tools’ Website Wins ‘E-Commerce Solution of the Year’ Award

DK Tools is delighted to announce that it has won the prestigious ‘E-Commerce Solution of the Year’ award for the introduction of a ‘silent sales assistant’ onto its transactional business-to-business (B2B) website.Organised by Retail Systems, the ... 
10 August 2021

Albero Forte joins BHETA

The PlasticForte brand from manufacturing company Albero Forte is the latest housewares name to join the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA).PlasticForte is known for multiple use home organisation products and the range includes ... 
9 August 2021

MKM Building Supplies expanding in Scotland with Spey Valley acquisition

MKM Building Supplies, the UK’s largest independent builders merchant, is further expanding its presence in Scotland with the purchase of Spey Valley Timber & Builders Merchants. The acquisition follows a period of significant growth in Scotland ... 
6 August 2021

Houzz Pro introduces Teams for residential construction professionals to streamline project management

Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home renovation and design, today announced Teams, a premium collaboration tool on Houzz Pro for construction and renovation professionals.Houzz Pro, the all-in-one business management and marketing software, now ... 
6 August 2021

All-star guests help MKM open new Penrith branch

MKM Building Supplies, one of the UK’s largest independent builder’s merchants, opened its brand-new Penrith branch on Monday 2 August. The opening of the new branch, located at a 2.1 acre site, is an important step forward for tradespeople and the ... 
5 August 2021

Exeter City Women's FC and Lord Mayor attend opening of new Travis Perkins branch

Exeter City Women’s FC and the Lord Mayor Cllr Trish Oliver, attended the opening of the new Travis Perkins branch in Exeter.The branch has set up a new sponsorship deal with the club which includes a subscription to the software of the team’s new ... 
4 August 2021

Phoenix Brickwork celebrates achieving Investors in People’s Gold/Advanced Level as part of its continued national growth.

Fast growing national brickwork, scaffolding and drywall business, Phoenix Brickwork has delivered a golden performance at its renewal assessment by leading government organisation, Investors in People.In a comprehensive assessment process, Phoenix ... 
2 August 2021

Matt Rodda MP and local Mayor open new Travis Perkins branch

Matt Rodda MP and Mayor, Councillor Janet Sartorel today visited the new Travis Perkins in Woodley, which opened this morning.The brand new branch features a new plumbing and heating showroom and a tools and plant hire section which includes diggers ... 
2 August 2021

Spring and Autumn Fair Partners with the Retail Trust

Spring and Autumn Fair targets the wellbeing of retailers with retail trust charity and wellbeing partnership and announces female founders initiative. Hyve Group is pleased to announce the Retail Trust as its Charity Partner for Spring and Autumn ... 
27 July 2021

Home Renovation Searches Soar Up to 400% as Homeowners Try to Keep Cool This Summer

So, you may have noticed that it's been a bit warm in the UK this week. In fact, the country has experienced some of the hottest days since records began, with highs of 31.6C (88.9F) recorded at Heathrow and Northern Ireland hitting it’s hottest ... 
23 July 2021

Dulux celebrates its 90th birthday with charity book charting how its innovations have transformed the decorating industry

Dulux is celebrating ninety years of driving innovation in the decorating trade with a glossy, coffee table book that charts the evolution of domestic decorating and interior design over the decades.All proceeds from the sale of Dulux 90 will go ... 
22 July 2021

St Helens to host UK-first decorating store concept from Crown Decorating Centres

Painting and coatings brand Crown Paints has chosen St Helens as its first location for a new store concept where the public and tradespeople alike can find inspiration for decorating projects.The new Crown Decorating Centre, opening at Ravenhead ... 
21 July 2021
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