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.

Chadwicks: building on a historic reputation

Business restoration and building renovation at Chadwicks on Thomas Street in Dublin. The recent renovation of the monumental arch at Chadwicks’ Thomas Street branch also symbolises...

King of the industry in the heart of the country

Ganly’s of Athlone was recently crowned winner in both the National and Connacht/Ulster (Large Business) category awards in the Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards 2017....

Gold standard – Commitment to customers drives Co-Op Carrigaline success

Dairygold is an organisation rooted in tradition but that doesn’t stop it embracing the latest retailing practices and concepts when it comes to its...

Galway’s Tiniest and Finest

Following the recent implementation of a comprehensive re-branding strategy, O’Toole’s Tools in Galway’s city centre is running hard to keep pace with the online...

Premium performance from MRCB

The paint and wallpaper industry is a changing landscape of trends and styles, with a vast range of brands and companies competing for business....

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...

Build to last – Ronayne Hire and Hardware thrives on three decades of experience

Ronayne Hire & Hardware is a familiar landmark on the Dublin road into Thurles where the Ronayne name has been synonymous with hardware since...

Growth and Stability

The HPC Group is constantly expanding its family of stores, with 13 branches nationwide to-date. The Hardware Journal spoke to Managing Director Dennis O’Connor...

Topline McCrearys broadens horizons with spacious new store

From humble beginnings operating from their own home to the development of their 12,000 square foot purpose-built, new premises, Topline McCrearys is a prime...