Newsletter Articles

Feature: Comparing World Retailers

Bob Vereen reports on how some of the major retailers around the world compare in profitability…

Preview Article: What Does OH&S Mean?

Occupational Health and Safety issues are a vital part of all workplaces. OH&S consultant, Bevan Smillie, explains…

News: Retail Heads Gather At Practical World

After an absence of two years, the famous Cologne (Germany) Fair returned in March, now called International Hardware Fair/Practical World, and occupying some new and some re-numbered halls.

News: Watson’s is the Talk of the Town

Watson’s Hardware, a Thrifty-Link store in NSW, has undergone many changes in its 77-year life – the most dramatic when it moved from Campsie to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains.

News: Mitre 10 National Conference 2006

Mitre 10’s National Conference 2006 is fast approaching.

Magazine Articles

US News: Transforming The Giant

The Home Depot that burst on the American retailing scene more than 25 years ago and quickly dominated the hardware/home centre business, is undergoing tremendous changes. Bob Vereen reports…

Retail Focus: A Co-operative Effort

A hundred-year old Co-op in country Queensland has been given a new lease of life via a transformation to a Thrifty-Link store. Pauline Hoogen reports…

Product Focus: Angle Magic

The New York AngleMag distributor describes AngleMag as the “state of the art dovetail guide”. A customer in Batemans Bay, NSW, said AngleMag should be called “AngleMagic”. They refer to an ingenious invention by Australian, Jeff Snell…