Irish consumers sweet on Swedes

The new year is a quarter gone, and it’s fair to say IKEA have spent more time filling newspaper column inches than avoiding them....

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Commercial Features

Innovation driving adhesives and sealants industry

In little over two months’ time, the ACI’s European Adhesives & Sealants Summit 2018 will bring together senior executives and experts from the adhesives...

Bathrooms for the future

Supplier Profiles

Bright future behind the door

In this issue’s Supplier Profile, The Hardware Journal went West, as HAI CEO Annemarie Harte travelled to County Sligo to see how a HAI Past...

Beyond a bathroom

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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.

High expectations for roofing

Planning figures, in particular, a 35% increase in floor area approvals, demonstrate the growth potential in the roofing products sector. Latest planning permission statistics from...