September/October 2023

    Features: Looking ahead to The Hardware Show 2024, in Ireland B&G Hardware celebrate 50 years in business while Lisburn’s John Riddel & Son marks 220 years in business under its new ownership with Sanbra Fyffe. In the USA Mike Costello from ACE Hardware and Gina Schaefer from A Few Cool Hardware Stores share their insights, and Thierry Coeman reports from the Global DIY Summit in Berlin. Our annual Building Materials supplement provides the latest product and industry news and innovations, with a look also at Workwear, Doors & Floors, and Fuel.