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Introducing Victory Colours

Eco paint specialists Victory Colours are the latest interiors brand to join the jwc family. The family-run business was born out of a desire to rid the world of hidden 'nasties' in every day products. With a background in the manufacturing and ... 
12 January 2022

Woodpecker Flooring extends warranty to 100 years

Wood flooring experts Woodpecker Flooring have announced a new 100-year warranty on all their wood floors.The industry-leading guarantee is available across all solid wood, engineered wood and bamboo floors from the family-run business. Previously, ... 
12 January 2022

DPD UK finalises acquisition of CitySprint 

DPD UK, part of DPDgroup, Europe's largest parcel delivery network, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of CitySprint, the UK's premier same day delivery company, following the recent approval of the transaction by the Competition ... 
12 January 2022

The five most common causes of damp and how to avoid them

Damp is one of the most common property issues found across the UK, with an estimated one in five households experience issues with damp in their lifetime. “Damp essentially means there is a presence of moisture within the property,” building and ... 
11 January 2022

GCA decides to postpone annual conference in wake of COVID

The Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) 56th annual conference due to take place at the end of this month has been postponed as a result of the ongoing spread of Omicron (January 2022).Tammy Woodhouse, GCA Chairman Elect,The organisation’s executive ... 
11 January 2022

Bira launches new trading platform Neartoo to help indies recover from pandemic

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) is calling on independent retailers to sign up to its new online trading site to help them recover from the pandemic. The website, which is being launched in February 2022, will provide ... 
10 January 2022

Colour expertise by Villeroy & Boch and Gesa Hansen

Villeroy & Boch and designer Gesa Hansen have revealed their personal colour secrets with their digital Colour Wheel, which allows you to easily experiment with different shades to set the tone for your new bathroom. The Colour Wheel is ... 
6 January 2022

PAINT NEWS: Victory Colours launch new Harmony Collection

Eco paint specialists Victory Colours have launched a brand new colour collection, in collaboration with artisan wallpaper design house Addicted to Patterns.Named The Harmony Collection, the 14-strong paint range beautifully complements Addicted to ... 
6 January 2022

Theo Paphitis Retail Group resilient through the pandemic with the Group delivering strong growth 

Christmas 2021 trading results (6 weeks to 24 December), comparing 2021 vs 2019 - as the only meaningful measure, given the lockdown impact to trade in 2020. Total Group sales +15.6% ahead of 2019 driven by strong performance and growth across all ... 
5 January 2022

Design experts reveal their predictions for 2022 bathroom trends

Goodbye 2021 and what a year it was! With the lockdown at the start of the year making us spend so much time indoors, many of us took this opportunity to give our bathrooms a long-overdue refresh. But what can we expect to see in the new year? ... 
4 January 2022

Strong Christmas sales for garden centre retailers reports HTA

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) reported strong Christmas sales for garden centres. The organisation’s Garden Retail Monitor shows overall sales figures in the last four weeks leading up to Christmas Eve up on 2020 by between 10% and 20%.... 
4 January 2022

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the DIY Week team!

After what has been another challenging year for everyone, the DIY Week team would like to thank all our readers and advertisers for their continued support.Look out for the December issue of DIY Week which will be out soon. We look forward to ... 
20 December 2021

Draper Tools advent calendar raises £7,000 for Tools for Self Reliance

Family run tool firm, Draper Tools, launched its 2021 tool advent calendar earlier this year, featuring 24 doors of tools to open in the countdown to Christmas. With Christmas being the season of goodwill, the company pledged to donate £1 from the ... 
20 December 2021

Try-umphant opening for new Benchmarx Kitchens branch in Cardiff

A new kitchen store in Cardiff has been officially opened by a Welsh rugby legend in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new Benchmarx Kitchens and Joinery branch, on East Bay Close, officially opened on Monday 6 December by Welsh rugby legend, Shane ... 
17 December 2021

Burg-Wächter supports young talent

Harnessing young talent, Burg-Wächter, Germany’s security specialist, has appointed two Leeds University students for internships within its busy marketing department. Following on from last year’s successful programme, the team at Burg-Wächter has ... 
17 December 2021

Homelifts are helping ‘Make do and Mend’ generation stay in the home they love

When you’re a homeowner the one question that inevitably crops up is, ‘should I move or improve?’ And that conundrum is never more crucial than when your mobility is pressing you for an answer. If this is something you’re reluctantly considering, ... 
16 December 2021

Spring fair announces Empowering Change manifesto for 2022

Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, fashion, and sourcing, taking place from 6 – 9 February 2022 at NEC Birmingham, has revealed that its manifesto for 2022 is Empowering Change. The ... 
15 December 2021

BHETA to hold open webinar with eBay

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is to host an industry-wide webinar with leading online marketplace, eBay on 27 January. As a kick-off to the New Year BHETA webinar programme, and to reflect the platform’s focus on expanding ... 
14 December 2021

New electric vehicle charging points at Squire’s

Brand new electric vehicle charging points have been installed at Squire’s Garden Centres in Badshot Lea, Milford, Shepperton and Twickenham, with Long Ditton and Wokingham following soon.Darran Oakley (Squire’s Purchasing Director) at one of the ... 
14 December 2021

One in ten Britons don’t know how to use a single item from their toolbox, according to new study

A new study has revealed that many Britons would struggle to use the items in their toolbox correctly, without looking it up. The new research from SGS Engineering quizzed Britons on their knowledge of common toolbox items, with 9% admitting they ... 
11 December 2021
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