Newsletter Articles

Paint Levy Trial Approved

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has allowed the Australian Paint Manufacturers Federation (APMF) to conduct a 12-month waste paint collection trial in Victoria.

Mitre 10 Comes to Town

Mitre 10 has further expanded its national network with the addition of stores in Arndell Park (NSW), Mooroopna (Vic) and Whyalla (SA).

Woolies Bids Big

The Lake Macquarie Reporter, based in Newcastle, New South Wales, filed a story on May 23 stating Woolworths had bid $20 million for a prime development site at Windale, trumping an offer from Bunnings by $6 million.

CIHS Showcase

CIHS 2011 will be staged from September 21-23 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in China. According to the organisers, CIHS 2011 is already 80% sold out.

THS Buyer Incentives

As an incentive to visit THS, subsidies on accommodation expenses of up to NTD15,000 (US$519) are available for qualified buyers.

Magazine Articles

Cut to the Chase

Since his appointment as Pacific Managing Director at Saint-Gobain in April 2010, Steven Chaur has been busy installing a new company mindset that draws heavily from his background in the fast-paced grocery industry.

Dry Argument

An innovative website can help users water their gardens more efficiently according to the type of vegetation and the area they live in, reports Geoff Connellan.

Total Control

Hargistics offers suppliers the benefits of warehousing without relinquishing control over pricing and product range selection, reports Chris Tackenberg.

Bigger and Better

Everything just seems to be getting bigger at HBT. Member numbers are at an all-time high (330) and suppliers who have signed on as HBT supporters have jumped (over 270). The same trend applied at HBT‘s recent National Conference, held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from May 4-6.