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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...

Conference celebrates hardware community in style

This year’s HAI Conference has set the bar high, with over 270 delegates enjoying a jam-packed day of speeches, seminars and networking opportunities in...

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

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

Paint and Décor: Trendwatch

Leonard Shanahan of Albany Shanahan Paints combined forces with The Hardware Journal to explore the current trends in the Paint and Home Décor market.  Leonard...

Paint and Décor: Garden Décor is the new Home Décor

Outdoor colour application continues to be the ‘big trend’ in the decorative coatings industry, and even in the high-performance coatings category. Strong and bold...

Paint and Décor: KOTA: A Popular Choice

The W. Howard Group has established its name in both the Irish and UK markets for its home décor products, including skirtings, architraves, window...

Paint and Décor: Fleetwood’s focus turns in-store

The 2018 in-store experience With Instagrammers, bloggers and influencers dominating our newsfeed, it’s necessary now more than ever to provide your customers with sound advice...

Paint and Décor: Keypoint launch experience enhancing products

Preparation is Key when Painting and Decorating While it can be tempting for customers to get painting as soon as possible, when they want to...

Paint and Décor: B&G break down latest door trends

The Hardware Journal caught up with the experts over at B&G to discuss the often-overlooked importance of not only choosing the right internal doors,...

Paint and Décor: MX Brush drives Mark John vision

As a specialist distributor to the Painting and Decorating Accessory category of the hardware industry, Mark John’s focus remains on producing the finest paintbrushes...