Buyer Point 2018

In early May HAI’s Annemarie Harte and Aoife Kinsella brought a group of member buyers and merchants to receive a warm “Benvenuto!” at Buyer...

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Commercial Features

Plumbing and heating at forefront of projects

In Part 2 of our Commercial Features section, The Hardware Journal looks at how plumbing and heating are advancing with the evolving needs of...

Getting down to business

Supplier Profiles

Whiteriver flooring the competition

HAI CEO Annemarie Harte travelled to Whiteriver Group’s HQ in Louth where the team showcased their investments and vision for years to come. Gearing up...

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Protect your business against online fraud

In 2016, €41 billion was spent on debit and credit cards issued in Ireland. A total of €13.2 billion or 32% of this was spent online. With the internet providing consumers with a particularly convenient way to shop, greater selection and ease of price comparison, this figure is likely to continue growing, writes Erica McKinney, Financial Crime and Security, Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.

Store transformations – disruption in bricks and mortar

HAI CEO Annemarie Harte paid a visit to the new Bunnings store in St Albans to see what new ideas the Australian hardware store giant is bringing to the UK market.

Licensed to lock?

Since 1st February, 2017, licensing has been extended to contractors operating in the locksmith sector, writes Paul Scallan, CEO, the Private Security Authority.

Grafton Merchanting nurtures new leaders

For Grafton Merchanting ROI (GMROI), finding and keeping talent is no longer just a HR challenge, but a strategic business priority, according to Gareth...