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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...

Plumbing and heating at forefront of projects

In Part 2 of our Commercial Features section, The Hardware Journal looks at how plumbing and heating are advancing with the evolving needs of...

Getting down to business

In the third part of our Commercial Features section, we look at the relentless digitisation of businesses, and what some of our key members...

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...

Process, innovation and evolution

As HAI marks its 80th anniversary this year, The Hardware Journal continues a fascinating journey exploring the wonderful milestones reached by the association’s members....

Irish suppliers well insulated

In the first part of our Commercial Features section this issue, insulation takes centre stage as the industry shows positivity and innovation to deal...

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...