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IHG sees 40 per cent growth in abrasives

The abrasives category has demonstrated growth of up to 40 per cent in some market sectors over the last 12 months, according to IHG’s (Independent Hardware Group) Category Manager for Hand Tools, Christina Goodman, with this growth particularly evident during COVID lockdowns.

Trades welcome innovation in Hand, Power & Trade Tools

The highly competitive Hand, Power & Trade Tools sector remains one of the most innovative spaces within the hardware industry. In this report, industry leaders explain why trades and DIYers are so attracted to new and upgraded products.

Retail Focus: Barossa Mitre 10 builds new Design Studio

Barossa Mitre 10 has evolved substantially over the years particularly after it became a part of the Barossa Co-op in 1992. The Barossa Co-op was incredibly established in 1944 and was initially run by the local community as a general store selling an array of goods and services in the main street of Nuriootpa.