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Kevin McCloud announces trailblazing sustainable Green Heroes

Celebrating the best conceptual and eco-friendly construction ideas, Kevin McCloud’s Green Heroes lead the way with innovative, useful, revolutionary gadgets and products. Personally selecting his top green heroes, Kevin has revealed his shortlist ... 
28 October 2022

Travis Perkins releases Q3 2022 trading update

Travis Perkins plc has announced its Q3 2022 trading update for the three months to 30 September 2022. The Group delivered a resilient third quarter trading performance with total sales growth of 10.7%* and like-for-like sales growth of 7.4%.The ... 
27 October 2022

Screwfix and the Woodland Trust partner to support Snaizeholme project in North Yorkshire

Screwfix has announced the launch of its partnership with the Woodland Trust, the largest woodland conservation charity in the UK.Supported by funding from Screwfix, the Woodland Trust will restore, protect, and plant a new native forest at the ... 
26 October 2022

MMP Living to advise on USA opportunities at BHETA webinar

BHETA is to host a webinar with American company MMP Living to explore sales opportunities in the USA, including the USA Amazon website as well as another thirty or so routes to market in the States. The event will take place on Wednesday 30th ... 
24 October 2022

FrogTape designs take to the stage for European festival

Designs created with leading masking tape brand FrogTape have been used to make the artwork for Zurich Open Air Festival.The organisers of the event, which welcomes over 170,000 people over three days, saw the vibrant geometric designs of Brighton-... 
20 October 2022

Jomafe UK joins BHETA

Jomafe UK Limited, which was formed in January 2021 as the UK arm of Portuguese ceramics company Jose Maria Ferreira has joined BHETA. The move is part of its strategy for expansion in the UK market. Specialising in the manufacture of ceramic ... 
14 October 2022

What a show!

LANDSCAPE Show 2022 has come to an end, and it’s time to talk about what a success it was! Busy settling into Birmingham’s NEC for a second year, LANDSCAPE has loved seeing new people, new products, and new ideas. Providing yet another amazing ... 
11 October 2022

TTA – the voice of the tiling industry

The Tile Association (TTA) represents the entire UK tiling sector – manufacturers, independent tile fixers, contractors, agents, distributors and of course retailers. TTA promotes professionalism and tiling standards in the industry, while also ... 
10 October 2022

Zest shortlisted for ‘Made A Difference’ award

As part of the P&A Group, timber garden product specialist, Zest, is in the running for a Chamber of Commerce Recognition Award in the ‘Made a Difference’ category, sponsored by The Alternative Board.Piotr, Beth and Mark from P&A Group’s ... 
10 October 2022

Burg-Wächter’s Locktoberfest is back!

With winter nights drawing in, Germany’s premier security specialist, Burg-Wächter, is combining the traditional German festival with all-things security, as Locktoberfest returns once again providing a fun way to get the important security message ... 
7 October 2022

B&Q partners with the Woodland Trust on Snaizeholme project in North Yorkshire

B&Q has launched a partnership with the Woodland Trust to support the restoration, protection and creation of native woodland at their newly acquired site; Snaizeholme in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Our donation will help turn a tree-less ... 
5 October 2022

Ivyline makes itself at home with new headquarters

Ivyline, one of the sector’s leading garden, home and giftware suppliers, has recently undertaken a move to a new facility at the heart of Stoneleigh Park; a move designed to support the brand’s ongoing growth.Moving from its old location in ... 
4 October 2022

Tile Giant boosts its retail footprint with the launch of its new Sutton store

Leading tile retailer, Tile Giant, has extended its retail footprint, opening its 83rd store in Sutton, London. Building on a successful retail operation that has spanned the last 20 years, the new store will open on 10th October offering a wide ... 
27 September 2022

Cost of living crisis stops half of homeowners from undertaking home improvements

Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has revealed that the current cost of living crisis is stopping more than half of homeowners (52%) from hiring skilled professionals to carry out their required home improvements, with ... 
23 September 2022

Kingfisher plc Half Year Results 2022

Highlights • H1 performance in line with expectations (total sales -2.8% in constant currency and LFL -4.1%)• Sales significantly ahead of pre-pandemic levels (3-year LFL sales +16.6%), supported by marketshare gains; Group Q2 sales trend ahead of ... 
23 September 2022

Grow healthy together with LOFA and Perennial

LOFA is proud to announce its partnership with Perennial, a charity working to support and promote the health of those who work in horticulture. As part of this partnership, LOFA has pledged to donate £20,000 to help Perennial in their efforts. LOFA ... 
22 September 2022

Wickes reports record first half year sales with further market share gains

Wickes achieved record sales in the first half of this year, benefitting from its value proposition and underpinned by its balanced business model, according to the Group’s latest trading update. Despite lower market volumes the DIY retailer ... 
15 September 2022

Thames Path Ultra Challenge raises thousands to support home improvement industry

Rainy Day Trust CEO, Bryan Clover successfully completed a gruelling 100km non-stop hike last weekend to raise much-needed funds to help the charity continue to offer vital support to people within the home improvement, housewares and garden sector ... 
14 September 2022

BHETA Recruits Sofia Sanchez to Its Member Services Team

BHETA has appointed Sofia Sanchez to its members services team. As member services co-ordinator, Sofia will be focussing on member relationships in terms of answering queries and providing information updates. She will also be responsible for ... 
9 September 2022

Homebase To Speak at BHETA Webinar

BHETA is to hold another of its popular retailer networking webinars, this time with Homebase. The speaker will be Commercial and Marketing Director, Dave Elliot and the event will take place on Thursday 6th October at 2pm. It follows Dave’s last ... 
8 September 2022
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