Fasteners market holds fast in shaky conditions

Fasteners market holds fast in shaky conditions

Despite a number of genuinely unsettling market forces affecting Australia’s building industry, established manufacturers and suppliers in sectors like fasteners are continuing to experience strong demand for high-quality, fundamental products. The fasteners sector...
Fasteners market faces highs and lows

Fasteners market faces highs and lows

For every bit of ‘good news’ about the building sector’s post-pandemic recovery, there seems to be an equal and opposite force undoing all the good work! John Power investigates the highs and lows of the fasteners market as we negotiate our way through 2022 and...
Plumbing sector faces real challenges 

Plumbing sector faces real challenges 

As the world grapples with its respective battles against COVID-19 and Russia, industry sectors – including plumbing – are feeling the pinch. What can retailers do to overcome obstacles and remain profitable? John Power reports. Many hardware retailers, including...
Simple, textured & affordable…

Simple, textured & affordable…

SIMPLE, TEXTURED & AFFORDABLE… Architect Joe Snell, James Hardie Ambassador, believes recent design trends point to an increased demand for simple, textured, all-purpose building materials. As Australia emerges from COVID-19, new trends in home design and function...