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ICI to celebrate with Britain's Best as it adds its name to sponsors list

DIY Week is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Britain's Best Retailer Awards by ICI. 
12 September 2007

All change at Sigma Kalon

Managing director to retire 
11 September 2007

Pet crazy Brits ruled by their animals

1.5 million owners admit their pets rule the household and schedule their lives around the cat or dog 
11 September 2007

Homeowners driven crazy protecting parking spaces

New research from Halifax Estate Agents reveals just how particular Brits are about their parking space. 
11 September 2007

Black Country Metalworks takes over Richardsons

In what the company describes as a positive move, Black Country Metalworks has acquired giftware supplier Richardsons. 
11 September 2007

Bootcamp workshop finds innovation is key to garden centre retailing

Garden centres need to innovate constantly, senior industry figures at a bootcamp style workshop reveal. 
10 September 2007

Crown uses seasonal theme to target female shoppers

With summer almost over and autumn just around the corner, paint manufacturer Crown is to hit the pre-season rush for interior home decoration with a new advertising campaign following a seasonal fashion theme. 
10 September 2007

Expect more garden centre deals soon, property consultant tells DIY Week

Garden centre acquisitions will continue to grow apace over the next few weeks and months, a property consultant has told diyweek.net 
10 September 2007

All-In-One dismisses sale talk

All-In-One Garden Centre has spoken out against talk that the Rochdale business is for sale. 
10 September 2007

Gorleston Godfrey DIY is to finally close its doors

The Gorleston branch of Godfrey DIY is to close this weekend after trading in the Norfolk town for 21 years. 
7 September 2007

Dobbies Sheffield to open next week

Dobbies’ latest Garden World retail emporium is to open next weekend in Barlborough Links, Sheffield. 
7 September 2007

Facelift helps UHM grow membership

United Housewares Merchants has added Huelin (Agencies) Limited to its members list, taking the total to 13. 
7 September 2007

Sponsors sign up for Britain’s Best Retailer Awards 2007

The fifth annual Britain's Best Retailer Awards is pleased to announce the continuing support from the diy, garden, and housewares industries leading brands. 
7 September 2007

Stax makes it five in a row

Stax has reinforced its commitment to retail excellence with its continuing support for Britain’s Best Retailer Awards 2007 – now in its fifth year. 
7 September 2007

Decco supports Britain's Best Retailer Award for the fourth consecutive year

Decco is to continue to recognise the achievements of diy, hardware and housewares retailers, through Britain’s Best Retailer Awards 2007. 
7 September 2007

Third year and counting for Sterling

Phoenix Security Products, has announced it is to sponsor Britain’s Best Security Retailer for the third consecutive year. 
7 September 2007

Wade Ceramics returns as Britain’s Best Cookshop sponsor

The organisers of Britain’s Best Retailer Awards are pleased to announce the return of Wade Ceramics – sponsors of Britain’s Best Cookshop. 
7 September 2007

Another year of sponsorship for Brintex

Brintex has confirmed another year of support for Britain’s Best Retailer Awards. 
7 September 2007

Comedian to host Britain's Best Retailer Awards

Writer and comedian Bob Mills is to host Britain’s Best Retailer Awards 2007. 
7 September 2007

Fairfax announces first year sponsorship

Fairfax has announced its sponsorship of the coffee in the prestigious Britain’s Best Retailer Awards. 
7 September 2007
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