Newsletter Articles

Feature: A Giant Downsizes

Home Depot is opening smaller stores in smaller communities in both the US and Canada. Bob Vereen reports…

Preview Article: All Eyes On The Spider

Jake Tyson has gone from carpenter’s apprentice to one of the Australian tool industry’s biggest success stories. Elizabeth De Friest reports…

News: Retail Novice Wins State Award

Smithfield Mitre 10 in Cairns, Queensland, was recently announced as winner of the Retail Store of the Year Award (for a store size 750 sq m to 1250 sq m) at the 2005 Hardware Association of Queensland (HAQ) Awards.

News: Dahlsens Acquire Spantruss

From one family to another, Shepparton (Vic) business, Spantruss, has become the latest addition to the portfolio of building and hardware family-owned business, Dahlsens Building Centres.

News: HASA Launches Training Initiative

Rod Evins, President of the Hardware Association of South Australia (HASA) launched the HASA Training Guide at the Adelaide Oval Function Centre recently.

Newsletter Articles

A Bucket Full Of Sales

Bob Vereen reports on a novel, yet effective, promotional concept…

Hats Off To Taffa’s

Taffa’s Mitre 10 started as a family business. More than 50 years on, it still is. Pauline Hoogen reports…

Fuel Cell Forklift

Toyota has independently developed the world’s first forklift that uses a hydrogen fuel cell system…