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h&B group appoints Peter Fletcher as CEO

Peter Fletcher March 2023

Independent merchant buying group h&b has appointed a new CEO, Peter Fletcher. Although he joined a plumbing & heating merchant in Nottingham at 16, he has spent the majority of his career on the manufacturing sector. Recently he was Divisional sales director with Genuit Group Residential Division, aka Polypipe. That, …

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New H&B Member is ceiling the deal

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A merchant specialising in suspended ceilings and drylining, Pertonstore, is the latest recruit to the h&b Development Group, to help the business to grow and offer a broader product selection to its customers in Farnworth near Bolton. Pertonstore is a true independent builder’s merchant owned and run by the Wroe …

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h&b Welcomes the latest Graduate from their Development group

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Jersey Building Supplies, the only independent builders merchant on the island, has become the latest graduate from h&b Development Group into the h&b Buying Group. A combination of turnover growth, commitment to the approved supplier base and excellent engagement in group activity, had made the Channel Island-based merchant an ideal …

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h&b recruits new development group manager

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Colin Wilson has joined the independent builders merchant buying group h&b as development group membership manager. The h&b Development Group is h&b’s initiative created to bring smaller merchants into the group, giving them the opportunity to grow and develop their business through h&b’s great buying deals before progressing through to …

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FORT joins h&b

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Berkshire-based builders merchant, FORT is the latest recruit to buying group h&b. Formed just before the start of the pandemic, FORT has grown rapidly and is now looking forward to the buying deals and other services that h&b offers to continue its success. FORT Builders Merchant was established in January …

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h&b beats 100 member milestone

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Independent builders merchant buying group h&b has grown to over 100 merchant members, all fully privately-owned and -run family businesses with a collective buying power of nearly £1 bn. Most of those members are open for business as the COVID-19 lockdown continues; all members are operating strictly within the government’s safety …

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h&b moving on up with Illingworth Ingham M/CR Ltd

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Substantial north-west timber specialist Illingworth Ingham has become the latest full member of merchant buying group h&b, graduating from the group’s development section. Illingworth Ingham was founded over 90 years ago in Manchester and remains a truly independent, family-owned and -led merchanting business with a strong reputation in timber. Operating …

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The first graduates of H&B’s Development Group

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JTD Building Supplies has become the first graduate from H&B’s innovative Development Group into the primary H&B Guying Group. A combination of turnover growth, gold standard levels of compliance, and real improvements in profitability thanks to unrivalled buying deals, have made Yorkshire-based JTD a worthy candidate for elevation to the …

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H&B announce formal launch of the TBG Development Group

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Independent builders merchant buying group H&B formally launched its TBG Development Group today (April 9th).   The TBG Development Group offers small to medium-sized merchants the opportunity to join a buying group where traditionally they may have been considered too small to participate.   The group offers a range of …

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