‘The Complete Builders Merchant’ is Wogans’ Slogan

In this issue’s Store Profile, The Hardware Journal visited Drogheda’s Wogan Build Centre to speak with brothers and company directors Derek and Garrett Wogan...

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Commercial Features

Ironmongery: Where art meets function in construction

The tactile nature of ironmongery is what gives it uniqueness in a build. The increased awareness surrounding the tangible properties of every-day items from...

Tools of the trade

Supplier Profiles

Safe to say that service is key

The Hardware Journal Ireland editor Adam Byrne caught up with Gordon Clarke of Dublin’s TW Clarke to unlock the secrets to a successful family business. TW Clarke...

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Protect your business against online fraud

In 2016, €41 billion was spent on debit and credit cards issued in Ireland. A total of €13.2 billion or 32% of this was spent online. With the internet providing consumers with a particularly convenient way to shop, greater selection and ease of price comparison, this figure is likely to continue growing, writes Erica McKinney, Financial Crime and Security, Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.

Store transformations – disruption in bricks and mortar

HAI CEO Annemarie Harte paid a visit to the new Bunnings store in St Albans to see what new ideas the Australian hardware store giant is bringing to the UK market.

Licensed to lock?

Since 1st February, 2017, licensing has been extended to contractors operating in the locksmith sector, writes Paul Scallan, CEO, the Private Security Authority.

Grafton Merchanting nurtures new leaders

For Grafton Merchanting ROI (GMROI), finding and keeping talent is no longer just a HR challenge, but a strategic business priority, according to Gareth...