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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....

Bunnings British bubble set to burst

Despite making a €10.25m profit in Ireland in their financial year ending February 2017, Homebase’s overall U.K. and Ireland acquisition has encountered severe volatility,...

BUDMA – Buying success for your business

Annemarie Harte led a 20-strong delegation of HAI members to Poland to see what BUDMA had to offer the Irish market, and to help...

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...

Galway’s Tiniest and Finest

Following the recent implementation of a comprehensive re-branding strategy, O’Toole’s Tools in Galway’s city centre is running hard to keep pace with the online...

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

The bathroom is no longer seen as merely a functional, necessary room in the home. More and more, bathrooms are growing into a potential...

The foundation of the nation

Throughout 2018, Hardware Association Ireland is celebrating its 80th year in operation. In our previous issue, we looked back at the fledgling beginnings of...

Showcase celebrates Irish art and design

Throngs of traders from across Ireland and beyond descended on the historic surroundings of the Royal Dublin Society from 21st- 24th January to attend...

Something for everybody

The Aurivo Co-operative Society Limited’s indigenous footprint impacts the entire West and North-West of Ireland, satisfying the diverse needs of a wide-ranging population and...