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Carron Bathrooms partners with KB Bathroom Distribution

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Carron Bathrooms Ltd. has partnered with KB Bathroom Distribution. Following collaborative discussions with its long-term Distribution partner FBS, it was agreed that the addition of KB would complement and enhance its existing routes to the Scottish market. The partnership will allow rapid delivery of Carron baths to even more Independent …

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E.Tupling launches ‘Inflation Plunging Price Cut’ campaign

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In today’s current climate where the industry is faced with growing inflation, and increasing operational and manufacturer costs, E.Tupling is striving even harder to help and support its merchant partners. E.Tupling has introduced a new ‘Inflation Plunging Price Cut’ Campaign over the coming months, which is a series of 14 …

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Highbourne Group appoints new CMO

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Highbourne Group, one of the UK’s leading plumbing and heating merchants and owner of brands such as City Plumbing, Plumbworld and PTS, has appointed a new chief marketing officer. Liz Forte has over 20 years’ experience working for renowned companies such as Starbucks and Sony. She will join the business …

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IBMG adds to P&H offer with acquisition of Sussex Plumbing Supplies

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The largest independent builders merchant group in the South of England, Independent Builders Merchant Group has bought Sussex Plumbing Supplies Limited (SPS), expanding its network of specialist plumbing and heating merchants. Established in 2000, Sussex Plumbing Supplies has its headquarters in Polegate, East Sussex, and has seven trade counters and …

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BMJ Trailblazers is the annual tracker of the top UK builders merchants’ latest statistics and information. It’s the hymn sheet for the industry in terms of who’s who and how everyone is doing.   Trailblazers includes the top 52 builders, plumbers and timber merchants in the UK – those with …

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Never inquire into another man’s secret; but conceal that which is intrusted to you, Though pressed both by wine and anger to reveal it. My 13-year-old son, with whom I am currently sharing an office thanks to COVID-19, leaned a few new choice words expressing surprise on Monday morning. Well, …

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BMF boosts member Covid-19 support

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Builders merchants trade association, the Builders Merchants Federation has increased its support services to help its members meet the challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. These new services include regular updates from the BMF’s daily briefings with the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, specialist Forums in the form …

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Secretary of State thanks merchants for critical support

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The BMF has circulated to members a letter from The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, personally paying tribute to them for working tirelessly during these challenging times and thanking them for their hugely valued and critical contribution to the resilience …

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Bradfords supports front-line workers through pandemic

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As well as continuing to service customers with deliveries, independent builders merchant Bradford Building Supplies has been working to support those on the front-line of the Covid-19 pandemic with priority works. This includes supplying NHS trusts across its area with much needed materials to allow them to create the temporary …

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Frank Key Group suspends trading due to Covid-19

Frank Key Group announces that its network of five building supplies branches and 15 plant and tool hire branches will suspend trading until further notice, in an attempt to help control the spread of Covid-19. James Norton, managing director, Frank Key Group, says: “We believe suspending trading is the responsible …

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