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...

Staying ahead of the curve

As Murdock Builders Merchants continue their expansion into the ROI region, The Hardware Journal caught up with CEO Ann Morgan to talk business, Brexit,...

Negotiating Brexit: A Northern Ireland Perspective

Negotiating Brexit: A Northern Ireland Perspective In the wake of the UK triggering Article 50, the reality of Brexit looms ever larger. Ian Haldane, Managing...
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Undaunted by uncertainty – President on member services, Brexit and the future of hardware

Kieran Burke, Group Procurement Director, Grafton Group plc, has been elected as HAI President for a two-year term, assuming the role at a defining...

Living with Brexit – the UK builders merchant perspective

John Newcomb, Managing Director of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), the organisation that represents merchants and suppliers to the merchanting industry, in the UK,...

Ready for the next recession?

Two years into the implementation of a five-year strategic plan to deliver growth and enhance its adaptive capabilities in a fast-changing builders providers market,...

Winning Ways – CEO tips United Hardware as retail champions

Just seven months after taking charge at United Hardware, CEO Patrick Cassidy, spoke exclusively to The Hardware Journal about the group’s five-year business strategy,...

Topline Kellys celebrates one year as a member

Topline Kellys is based on the North Strand, ideally located in the heart of Dublin’s city centre. One year ago they joined Hardware Association...

Albany chief sees strong resurgence in home décor

The Hardware Journal continues its interview series sharing the insights, opinions and insider knowledge of leading figures drawn from all sectors of the hardware...

HAI President urges Government action on rural decline

HAI President, Hugh O’Donnell spoke exclusively to The Hardware Journal, in early December 2015, identifying some of the key challenges facing merchants, sharing his...