Newsletter Articles

Ten Years Of HBT Celebrated At Conference

A record number of retail members and suppliers attended the 2007 National Conference of Hardware & Building Traders held in Adelaide recently. Conference MC Frank Bottomley remarked that the conference was held in Adelaide to celebrate the establishment of HBT in South Australia almost two years ago. The group now has 21 stores in South Australia.

V8 Supercar Driver Alan Gurr Attends Irwin Tool School

Alan Gurr, driver of the #26 Irwin V8 Ford Falcon, spent an intensive day of training at Irwin Tool School, following Round 3 of the V8 Supercar Series in New Zealand. Irwin Industrial Tools conducts the quarterly Tool School program at their Victorian office to teach new members of staff and invited guests the benefits and correct usage of good quality hand tools and power tool accessories.

The Macsim Sydney To Surfers Ride

Fraser Mackay-Sim, Macsim’s Managing Director, kept a diary of the Macsim Sydney to Surfers Ride…

Magazine Articles

Retailers And The Internet

With the Internet is no longer a mystery to most consumers, US retailers are learning to take advantage of the online market. Bob Vereen reports…

Top Ten D.I.Y Bookkeeping Mistakes Made By Small Business Owners

Outstanding debtor oversights, tax deduction ‘short-changing’ and use of over-complicated software are among the biggest mistakes made by Australian business owners undertaking D.I.Y bookkeeping. Wayne Burgan from Cashflow Manager explains…

Tools Update

Strong branding, a less than favourable housing market and the prevalence of new and accessible technology are all affecting the tool market. Tom Prince investigates…