Newsletter Articles

Feature: Smart Retailers Understand Customers

Consumers in virtually every country today are suffering from information overload – assaulted by TV, cable, the internet and direct mail.

Feature: The Outdoor Room

Our outdoor gardens are becoming much more than just a “space to be filled in” rather they are reflections of our taste and lifestyle which enhance the value of our home.

News: ITW Launches Platino

ITW Proline launched its new premium hardware line – Platino – with functions in Melbourne and Sydney.

News: Making Candles ‘Werk’

Located in Melbourne, Candlewerks is a new collaborative business between Candlewerks Pacific, Peaktop International and SRG New York.

News: Good Bye To the Bow Tie

Chris Rizonico, the well-known and respected bow-tie wearing gentleman of the hardware industry, has decided to retire at the end of 2005, after 35 years with Sutton Tools.

Newsletter Articles

The ‘Big Box’ Gets Bigger

An American company is helping companies convert from traditional smaller stores to big-box formats. Bob Vereen reports…

The Ascendancy of Farinosi

Farinosi & Sons has been a retailing feature of inner-suburban Perth for 70 years – which makes the family-run business “hardware nobility” in our books…

Nobow™ – Take a Bow…

A newly invented pneumatic tool for laying floorboards should provide you with customers packed to the rafters…