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Travis Perkins Offers 10% Online Discount to All NHS, Social Care, Armed Forces and Emergency Services Members Through Blue Light Card

Travis Perkins, which is part of Travis Perkins plc and the UK’s largest distributor of materials to the construction sector, is offering all members of the armed forces, emergency services, NHS, and social and foster care sector a 10% discount ... 
28 April 2022

Speedy boosts UK tool hire with multi-million pound marketing push

Speedy, the UK’s leading provider of tool and equipment hire, has launched a national multi-million-pound marketing and advertising campaign to promote tool hire across the UK. The hire giant’s ‘Make Every Job Easy’ campaign targets novice and pro ... 
27 April 2022

CMO Group’s Environmental Campaign ‘Grows’ from Strength to Strength

CMO Group, the UK’s largest online-only retailer of building materials, has dug deep with its ambitious environmental campaign, raising over £22k and planting more than half of the 5,000 trees it has pledged to its local city of Plymouth. As part of ... 
27 April 2022

Amazon speaking at BHETA webinar

BHETA is to hold another of its popular retailer networking webinars, this time with the home category at Amazon. The event will take place on Thursday 28th April from 11am until 12 noon via Zoom. The speakers will be Dhawal Vora, Head of Vendor ... 
26 April 2022

Home Renovation Professionals Anticipate Business Growth in 2022, Houzz Study Reports

Houzz Inc., the world’s leading platform for home renovation and design, today released the 2022 Houzz UK State of the Industry report.* The report provides an outlook on 2022 and review of 2021 performance for residential renovation and design ... 
25 April 2022

Toolstation, Northampton Saints and VIY help 24 young volunteers refurbish Southbrook community centre

Toolstation, one of Britain’s fastest growing suppliers of tools, accessories and building supplies, has announced its latest tie-up with the Volunteer It Yourself (VIY) Community Interest Company, helping fund the young volunteers participation in ... 
25 April 2022

B&Q Marketplace to Speak at BHETA Webinar

BHETA is to hold another of its popular retailer networking webinars, this time with the new B&Q Marketplace initiative, which is setting out to onboard some 100,000 new products within six months. The event will take place on Monday 25th April ... 
22 April 2022

TIMCO Launches 150 New Hand Tools in Extensive New Product Range

TIMCO, a leading supplier of essential construction products, has launched a comprehensive and extensive new range of hand tools, consisting of 150 premium quality items providing the performance that trade professionals rely on every day. The ... 
21 April 2022

Homebase and Hearst UK expand partnership with two exclusive paint ranges

Homebase is offering customers even more choice when it comes to decorating projects with the launch of two exclusive paint ranges. The new Country Living and House Beautiful ranges are part of the home and garden expert’s three-year partnership ... 
21 April 2022

ManoMano UK Celebrates Six Years Of Successful Operations With The Launch Of ManoManoPro UK

ManoMano UK, the European leading online marketplace for DIY, home improvement & gardening, celebrates six successful years with the launch of ManoManoPro UK. Specially designed by, and for, trade professionals, this ‘one-of-a-kind’ dedicated ... 
20 April 2022

Hodgson Sealants Group Acquires Britchem

Hodgson Sealants Group Ltd, the parent company of Hodgson Sealants Ltd based in Beverley, East Yorkshire, has acquired the entire share capital of independent private label sealant manufacturer Britchem Ltd from the previous owners Roy Barton and ... 
19 April 2022

Exclusively brand showcase feature even bigger this year

At this year’s Exclusively Show (The Business Design Centre, Islington 14th and 15th June) the popular brand showcase which annually welcomes some two hundred journalists, bloggers and influencers to a curated edition of the show as whole will be ... 
15 April 2022

ToughBuilt commended at 2022 BSIF Safety Awards

ToughBuilt's commitment to ensuring safer workplaces has been independently recognised by the UK's leading trade body for the safety industry, the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF). The manufacturer of premium quality, intelligently designed ... 
15 April 2022

Sheffield builders and DIY merchant expands, rebrands and refurbs

MKM’s Sheffield South branch has rebranded as MKM Sheffield Parkway. The facility, which has been trading since 2007 is located just off the well-known A57 parkway route in and out of the city’s east side, has also undergone a modern renovation and ... 
15 April 2022

UK Flooring Direct makes Easter donation

A Leicestershire homeless charity has received an Easter-themed donation from a major UK retailer headquartered in the county.UK Flooring Direct has donated 50 chocolate easter eggs to Hinckley Homeless Group, an organisation which provides ... 
15 April 2022

Ronseal launches Ultimate Fence Life Concentrate in all major stockists

Leading woodcare brand, Ronseal, is pleased to announce the launch of Ultimate Fence Life Concentrate, its most ground-breaking fence care product yet.Available in all major stockists from Monday 4th April, Ultimate Fence Life Concentrate marks a ... 
7 April 2022

Homebase partners with RELEX Solutions to boost its supply chain processes

Homebase, the home and garden experts, has selected RELEX, provider of unified retail planning solutions, to automate and optimise its supply chain processes. RELEX will service Homebase stores across the UK and Ireland, three distribution centres ... 
6 April 2022

Rothley presents new ‘green’ products at top trade show

Interior accessories manufacturer Rothley is continuing its ongoing commitment to a sustainable and ethical process of manufacturing and production, promising all new products to be chrome-free and in recyclable packaging. This year, Rothley has ... 
4 April 2022

Lord Hutton appointed Chair of Make UK

Make UK has announced the appointment of Lord Hutton as its next Chair, succeeding Dame Judith Hackitt who has stepped down after six years in the role. Lord Hutton has extensive background in business and industry having served as Secretary of ... 
4 April 2022

Sniffe & Likkit takes aim at gifting market

Sniffe & Likkit, the fast-growing British dog grooming and treats firm, has created two new SKUs to maximise gifting opportunities for retailers across all categories.The new products tap into the fact that, with dogs being treated as an ... 
31 March 2022
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