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Crystal-Direct chosen to supply Toolstation for the first time

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Crystal-Direct, one of the UKs leading manufacturers of PVCu windows and doors has announced a supply agreement with Toolstation. This will be the first time that Toolstation has offered windows to its customers via their website across a newly created ‘department’ dedicated to hosting almost 200 window options. The range …

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Travis Perkins sees demand slide begin

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Travis Perkins, the UK’s biggest builders merchant, delivered a resilient third quarter trading performance with total sales growth of 10.7%* and like-for-like sales growth of 7.4%. The Merchanting businesses saw total sales growth of 11.5%* with trading performance remaining consistent throughout the quarter.  Travis Perkins General Merchant, saw some slowing of …

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Toolstation helps fund new youth hub in Redditch


Toolstation has completed its latest tie-up with the Volunteer It Yourself (VIY) social enterprise, helping fund the repurposing of vacant units in Redditch town centre into a Youth Hub. Wise Youth Centre, which is based at Market Walk, Redditch, officially opened its doors to members of the community on August …

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Toolstation launches Everyday Great Value campaign

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Toolstation has launched its Everyday Great Value campaign on the app, in-store and online. The new campaign, which launched on August 1, was established to help customers save money on trade-quality products during a challenging period of rising costs. Every two weeks, Toolstation will highlight a selection of 10 to …

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Travis Perkins sales rise for half-year

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Builders merchant group Travis Perkins has this morning (August 2) reported a good first half performance which saw sales rise 10.3% to £2.53bn, driven by operational and strategic delivery. The merchanting division, with a rise in revenue of 13.3% to £2.15bn, and adjusted operating profit growth of 9.0% , was …

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Toolstation launches mental health podcast

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Toolstation and On the Tools have joined forces for a series of podcasts created to support tradespeople’s mental health. Mental Health Under Construction, the bi-weekly six-part show, is hosted by mental health specialist and member of We Are Hummingbird, Ryan Ridgeway. Ridgeway is joined by guests from the trades, mental …

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Toolstation is on track to reach store expansion target of 60 new stores this year

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Toolstation, is set to open 13 more stores in the next month and is on track to meet its robust expansion plan of 60 new stores in 2020. The new stores will be opening in Launceston, Llandrindod Wells, Walthamstow, York, Dumbarton, Peterlee, Fraserburgh, Colne, Speke, Wednesbury, Malvern, Shepton Mallet, and …

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Covid costs TP £92m and 80% of operating profit

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Revenue at builders and plumbers merchant Travis Perkins plc dropped 20% in the first half of the year, pulling operating profits down 81%, leaving it with an operating loss of £92m, the group announced this morning (September 8). The merchanting division, which covers the brands Travis Perkins, Benchmarx, Keyline, CCF …

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Toolstation joins the BMF

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Toolstation, one of the UK’s fastest growing suppliers to the trade, has joined the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF). First established in 2003, Toolstation prides itself on making its customers’ work easier by ensuring they can get the right product for the job just when they need it.  Low prices, stock …

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