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Sir Tom Hunter outlines vision for Wyevale

Chain of shopping malls for the 60-plus baby-boomer generation as Scottish billionaire looks to exploit his £310m investment in garden centres. 
28 May 2008

Tv programmes remain primary source of inspiration

Sir David Attenborough may bemoan home makeover programmes as blatant tv rating chasers, however the British public loves them – and still uses them as a source of inspiration to redecorate their homes. 
27 May 2008

Morphy Richards gains EEAS recognition for energy saving

Assessor praises company for energy management and team work. 
27 May 2008

Silveperl founder bestowed Royal honour

Brian L Dunsby receives Award for Achievement in Enterprise Promotion in recognition of support of small and medium enterprises. 
27 May 2008

Hunter: I should've struck sooner

I knew the supermarkets would be interested at some point, he tells Scotland on Sunday. 
27 May 2008

Pressure in housing market to affect Topps

Analysts forecast drop in profits. 
27 May 2008

Diy remains best chance of return in investment

Property owners want to inject value into their homes by undertaking the right home improvements. 
27 May 2008

Price drops for Woolworths

Tv ads to push cuts on 1,000 products. 
27 May 2008

60 face axe at Spear & Jackson

Production of tools moves overseas 
23 May 2008

Westland claims success for Resolva launch

Highest ever weekly sales. 
23 May 2008

Carl Kammerling unveils new corporate identity

Company looks to set new standards in tool market. 
23 May 2008

Focus downsizes

Estate to shrink by 250,000 sq ft. 
23 May 2008

No place for a gnome but plenty of room for fruit and vegetables

Latest data about consumer spend in the garden industry. 
22 May 2008

RHS calls for VAT reduction on ornamental plants

'We believe this move will make it more affordable for people to green their gardens', director general says. 
22 May 2008

Garden industry moves Sunday Trading debate on

Bill reaches committee stage. 
22 May 2008

The Nation is improving not moving

Crown Paint predicts a Bank Holiday boom in paint sales this weekend 
22 May 2008

GfK DIY Barometer (Quarter 1)

Market performance January to March 2008. 
19 May 2008

Travis Perkins buys small stake in builder recommendation site

Progresses with push into online supply. 
18 May 2008

Dobbies to proceed with rights issue

Judgement in favour of Tesco-backed garden centre 
15 May 2008
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