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GIMA announces awards date

GIMA used the DIY & Garden Show and Totally Tools to announce details of its 2008 awards. 
14 January 2008

French suppliers showcase products at show

A delegation of French diy manufacturers have a stand at the DIY Show for the first time. 
13 January 2008

BHF announces winners and new name

The BHF Group presented its annual awards at the DIY Show - and announced a change of name. 
13 January 2008

Eyes on diy start their blogs

DIY Week's three bloggers - Andrew Weiss, James Murray, and Peter Wilson - give their views on the run-up to the DIY & Garden Show. 
11 January 2008

William Sinclair buys Joseph Metcalf

William Sinclair Holdings has bought Joseph Metcalf, who supplies the Gem brand of horticultural lines, for £2.95m cash. 
10 January 2008

Former Matalan ceo joins What More UK

It’s exciting times for What More UK as Angus Monro, latterly ceo of Matalan and Instore, becomes non-executive chairman. 
10 January 2008

Hodkinson takes helm as Stevenson leaves

Wyevale Garden Centres has parted company with its chief executive, Barry Stevenson and installed chairman, Jim Hodkinson, in his place. 
9 January 2008

Topps Tiles positive in 'persistently tough' market

Topps Tiles has reported slower like-for-like sales growth in the first 13 weeks of its new financial year. 
8 January 2008

Dunelm bucks retail trend

Housewares retailer, Dunelm, has bucked the trend and reported an increase in like-for-like (lfl) sales for the 26 weeks to December 29. 
8 January 2008

Tor Coatings acquires Bollom Fire Protection

Paint and adhesives manufacturer, Tor Coatings, has made its first acquisition since joining the American giant, RPM, last year. 
8 January 2008

BRC paints gloomy picture of Christmas 2007

BRC figures show retailers have had worst Christmas for growth for three years. 
8 January 2008 offers most complete show coverage

The DIY & Garden Show and Totally Tools is the UK’s key trade event for diy – and will be bringing you all the news as it happens. 
7 January 2008

DIY and Garden Show and Totally Tools

Essential information - a travel guide to the show. 
7 January 2008

Decco open day features 30 suppliers

Highlights include decorative, and gardening products, and new-look Fair and Square promotions. 
7 January 2008

Screwfix packs latest catalogue with new brands

Rawlplug, Siemens, Trend, and Tacwise added to product line-up. 
7 January 2008

Build your business! Save the date!

John Lewis buying director confirmed for The Housewares Conference. 
7 January 2008

Marshalls remains bullish on full-year expectations

Strong demand in the public sector and commercial markets help group. 
7 January 2008

Trans-Continental Group adds staff

Supplier creates three new roles to meet demand. 
7 January 2008

One-off deals offered at show

As an incentive to visitors to this week’s DIY & Garden Show and Totally Tools, exhibitors have been encouraged to offer irresistible one-off deals. 
7 January 2008

Akzo Nobel takeover of ICI completed

The long-running takeover of one of Britain’s most famous companies has been completed. 
4 January 2008

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