Sean Moran: Poised for Presidency

In this edition of The Hardware Journal, we checked in with HPC Group’s Sean Moran to speak about his new role as HAI President. For...

Q&A with John Herbert

The Hardware Journal recently touched base with European DIY-Retail Association and Global Home Improvement Network General Secretary, John Herbert to find out more about...

Stronger together

In this issue, The Hardware Journal sat down with Keith Giblin – CEO of Allied Merchants Buying Association (AMBA) – to talk about how...

Faster than Amazon

The home improvement and gardening industry is the last non-digital sector, says Christian Raisson. The co-founder of ManoMano sees potential here above all...

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...
kieran burke hai president

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,...