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Albany at the forefront of Décor Retailing

In this issue of The Hardware Journal Aoife Kinsella chats to Sean McGuinness from Albany Home Décor, Castlebar about a world of colour and...

The Discounters are here to stay

Steve Collinge, Managing Director of Insight Retail Group Ltd and Executive Editor of Insight DIY comments on the rise of ‘discounters’ since their introduction...

Build 2019 – Engineering the next-generation supply chain

Philippe Hardt from EDIN (European Building Materials Distribution & Industry Network) tells us about the Build Conference featuring two days of high-level networking, exchange...

Men’s Sheds in Ireland

The Hardware Journal looks at Men’s Sheds and its growing success in Ireland.  Men’s Sheds are social spaces where men can share skills, make friends...

Diversity in the Hardware Sector

The Hardware Journal talks to Tony Maher from DPL Group in Drogheda, his employee Stephen Nolan, and Andrea Hermes from WALK PEER Ability about...

Playing The ACE Card

The Hardware Journal has asked John Venhuizen, President and CEO of ACE Hardware to update his initial article from our April 2014 issue and...

Career inspiration and advice at Ireland Skills Live

Hardware Jobs exhibited at the inaugural Ireland Skills Live, a three-day careers fair and skills event celebrating skills, apprenticeships and trade careers, in March...

Potentially how green is your customer?

What do your customers want from Eco-Friendly Products in 2019? This is a difficult question to answer, are customers inspired by Eco – Friendly products...

The future looks bright for roofing

The Hardware Journal looks at Roofing Products and finds out that strong growth is forecast for 2019 and beyond. With planning permissions granted for new...

Introducing The Mmmmm Cloth!

Established in the UK in 1941, Minky Homecare are world leaders in manufacturing innovative cleaning, laundry and homecare products, and are now the only...