Divide and conquer

The rapid expansion of Ardale Property’s team of builders merchants and hardware stores is taking the Dublin region by storm. The Hardware Journal visited...

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Commercial Features

Positive outlook for roofing products and builders’ merchants

Looking at the housing sector, which is vital for roofing, it is good to note demand is strong. Thanks to the Home Renovation Incentive...

Supplier Profiles

Guaranteed Irish – over 80 years in production and still going...

In this issue of The Hardware Journal, HAI CEO Annemarie Harte paid a visit to Tegral - the world’s only fibre cement slate manufacturer...

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.

Construction contracts act becomes a reality

HAI has welcomed the signing of the Construction Contracts Act by, now former, Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash, on April 13th, 2016....