Danks has taken a further step in the expansion of its business in the retail market with the acquisition of the Magnet Mart business and Flatman’s Timber & Hardware.
Mitre 10 has expanded its national network of more than 420 stores after the conversion of a Thrifty Link store in Inglewood, Victoria, and the addition of Hastings Co-op in Wauchope, NSW.
New Zealand-based Fletcher Building lodged a surprise $740 million hostile takeover offer for building supplies company, Crane Group, on December 15.
Key industry groups have been working together in an effort to improve the environmental credentials of the painting business.
Social media is an opportunity to relate to customers and make your store stand out, reports Bob Vereen.
Leading trade and industrial tool retailer, Total Tools, held its annual Conference & Supplier Showcase at the Hyatt Regency Coolum on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in early December.
More than 200 people from Victoria’s hardware industry attended the annual HAV Awards Night at Powerhouse Function Centre on November 25.
Over two hundred retailers, suppliers and committee members celebrated the HASA 2010 Gala Awards Night at the Adelaide Convention Centre on November 13.
On October 23rd, HAQ members gathered for the annual Hardware Industry Awards Gala Dinner, held at the Southbank Rydges Hotel.