Merchandising – Give brands a chance

In this issue of The Hardware Journal, Steve Collinge – Managing Director of Insight Retail Group Ltd and Executive Editor of Insight DIY –...

Grenfell Anniversary

On the one-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, governments and the construction industry have combined to contribute reports aimed at preventing such a...

6th Global DIY Summit

Annemarie Harte travelled to Barcelona to represent HAI and The Hardware Journal at the 6th annual Global DIY Summit. This year I attended the 6th...

Retail battleground

The Customer Experience Exchange for Retail (CX Exchange Retail) recently published a report chronicling the various attitudes and approaches to retail from some of...

Wesfarmers abandons Homebase UK & IRL to Hilco for £1

Wesfarmers announced at the end of May that it had agreed to divest the Homebase business in the United Kingdom and Ireland to a...

Ecocem France opens Dunkirk Plant

Ecocem France officially opened their new production plant in Dunkirk on 14th June – the culmination of almost two years of planning and construction....

N&C join forces with DAF

Sand, gravel and bulk aggregate specialist N&C Enterprises Ltd has begun a four-year fleet restructure programme which will make DAF Trucks their exclusive truck...

Botament go with the flow

The objective of a new technology is to achieve noticeable and demonstrable changes without altering a product‘s previous positive properties. Botament have married traditional...

Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) training courses launched

The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy recently announced that it is adding to its existing training portfolio by launching a series of nZEB modular courses....

CSO releases new dwellings report

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) recently released their first report on New Dwelling Completions (NDC), a new quarterly series on the number of new...