Newsletter Articles

Feature: Found in Translation

Steve Liston is not a man to let things get lost in translation. As one of the first foreigners to enter the Japanese DIY industry, Steve is a pioneer with a wealth of industry knowledge.

Preview Article: Women At Work

Why would a woman want to take on trade work in fields traditionally left up to males? Why do some clients specifically seek out female tradies and what do men think of women working in their domain? Janice Ryan meets two women who have the answers…

News: HoME Partners Fire Safety Initiative

HoME Hardware in conjunction with Archicentre, the CFA and MFA in Victoria, are running a three month Fire Safety Initiative that could…

News: A 3D Experience

The 3D Paint & Colours’ National Conference was held in May in Auckland.

News: New Look for Bathurst Mitre 10

Tradespeople and DIYers in Bathurst (NSW), have welcomed the recent opening of Petries Mitre 10 Home & Trade.

Magazine Articles

US News: Home Depot Gets Convenient

How many times have you noticed unused parking spaces in big-box parking lots and thought how wasteful that is? Bob Vereen reports on Home Depot’s experiment with convenience stores…

Retail Focus: DeMar has come Far

In the late 1880s, a holding yard for second-hand timber and building materials salvaged from demolitions, commenced trading in Melbourne’s inner-city suburb, Clifton Hill. More than 100 years later, a timber business is still there. Pauline Hoogen reports…

Product Focus: Mobicon

The innovative Mobicon offers a cost effective way to lift and move containers…