Bunnings completed the acquisition of leading Australian hard surfaces retailer, Beaumont Tiles, this week.
Bunnings Group Managing Director, Mike Schneider said that Beaumont Tiles is a trusted Australian business with a great team and a proud 61-year history.
“We are really pleased to have completed the transaction today. The acquisition will help us better cater to the needs of our builder and flooring trade customers who will benefit from Beaumont Tiles’ specialist design knowledge and extensive hard surfaces range.”
“Beaumont Tiles has a strong management team in place and will continue to be run as a separate and distinct business and we are looking forward to investing in the company’s future growth. The Beaumont Tiles team and franchisees are known for their passion and dedication, and we are excited to welcome them to the Bunnings family. I would like to thank Bob Beaumont and his family for building such a fantastic business and team and entrusting us with building on their legacy,” Mr Schneider said.
Beaumont Tiles Chief Executive Officer, Danny Casey, said the team was excited to write the next chapter for the business while preserving the unique culture, service expertise and design know-how that has made Beaumont Tiles the industry leader it is today.
“We know that with Bunnings’ backing, we are well placed to continue to innovate and evolve for ongoing success and growth. The completion of the transaction gives the entire Beaumont Tiles team and our dedicated franchisees exciting new opportunities and we are pleased our National Support Office will continue to be based in Adelaide.”
“On behalf of the entire team, I want to pay tribute to Bob Beaumont for his contribution and leadership for over 53 years. It has been my privilege to work alongside Bob who is an icon of the tiling and building industry,” Mr Casey said.
With a specialist offer across hard surfaces products, floor and wall tiling, bathroom-ware and other hard surfaces accessories, Beaumont Tiles has 116 outlets distributing across Australia.
As an innovative category leader, Beaumont Tiles’ buyers travel the globe to bring back the best in tile designs. Beaumont Tiles has company owned and franchised stores servicing trade, home builders and renovators and the commercial sector.