Newsletter Articles

Retailers Everywhere Face Tough Times

Retailing is never an easy occupation and right now things are tougher than they’ve been in a decade. US correspondent Bob Vereen reports.

China International Hardware Show

The China International Hardware Show – Powered By Practical World ranks amongst the top three hardware industry events in the world, along with the International Hardware Fair / Practical World in Cologne and the National Hardware Show in the US.

Total Tools Seeks Franchisees

With a five year growth plan in the works and qualified new staff ready to do the hard yards, Total Tools are well on their way towards opening new stores in line with their new strategy – and this means they are looking for more franchisees to join the network.

Magazine Articles

Portable Gazebos And Marquees

Many portable gazebo and marquee are notorious for their poor quality, but this not always the case. Simon Braunthal has some enlightening news…

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Is Tomorrow’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Technology has come a long way but many sales people in the hardware and building industry still lag behind. Geoff Dart has the story…

A Fair Go

All employers will be affected by two fairly recent changes to the superannuation guarantee law…