Elizabeth Jordan

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Flex-R plans merchant sales growth with new appointment

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Flex-R is increasing its capacity to work with merchants to showcase its range of products to contractors with the appointment of Emma Butterworth-Day. Butterworth-Day has joined the company as a Business Development Manager for the southern half of the UK with a brief to increase the amount of stockists of …

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Saniflo launches new Kinedo range Website

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Saniflo UK has launched a new website for the Kinedo brand of shower cubicles, trays and shower enclosures, offering a slick, contemporary design and feel, plus access to a raft of information for homeowners wishing to find out more and upgrade their bathrooms using a Kinedo product. Live now, the new …

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Three new members join IBC

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The IBC Buying Group has welcomed three more independent merchants to its membership. PRG Builders Merchants, Maidstone Builders Merchants and Build It Builders Merchants have all joined IBC, to make the most of the group’s partnerships with leading building material suppliers. Maidstone Builders Merchants has grown rapidly since its launch …

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New BMF Centre of Excellence opens in the North East

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has just launched its first North East Regional Centre of Excellence at Marshalls near Stockton on Tees. The BMF’s growing network of BMF Regional Centres of Excellence means training courses and regional meetings are now far more accessible to BMF members across the UK and …

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Actis’ CPD Module gains 50% Popularity

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Take up of Actis CPD sessions has increased by around 50 per cent since last year – and architects and building control officers are now clamouring for more training from the insulation specialist. Growth in the popularity of the module, which looks at how reflective insulation can address the performance …

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BMF announces shortlist for Young Achiever Awards

The Builders Merchants Federation has announced the shortlist for the 2019 BMF Young Achiever Awards, which recognise and reward talent, commitment, innovation and achievement in the next generation of managers. The Awards are presented to those under the age of 35 who have demonstrated their ability to go above and …

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Ikon launches Kitemarked rooflights in reseller market first

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A new brand from Sunsquare, Ikon Rooflights, has brought BSI-Kitemarked rooflights to the merchant market for the first time. With two pioneering flat-roof skylight designs, the new range offers verified quality and unbeatable margins, with prices starting from just £445. Available exclusively for distributors, the new Ikon rooflights boast unrivalled …

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Glee Connect App goes Live

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Designed to provide a matchmaking solution to help suppliers and retailers get the most out of their time at the show, Glee Connect – created by market-leading experts, Grip – will offer benefits for both exhibitors and retailers, utilising a platform that has already proved its worth at many leading …

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Dulux Decorator Centre adds more than 500 new products to range 

Dulux Decorator Centre has introduced hundreds of new products after a widespread review of its entire product range. As part of the Dulux Decorator Centre ‘Centred On You’ proposition, the national retailer undertook a customer research project to further understand the needs of its customers. The market insight led the …

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Distinguished Olympians to row for Mates in Mind in Regatta London

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Two teams of distinguished, retired Olympic rowers will be joining the Mates in Mind team for the inaugural Regatta London, taking place on Sunday 29 September. The Regatta will be the first ever mass-participation paddle-sports event taking place on a closed river Thames, due to the planned annual closure of …

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