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Talking points: News and views from BHETA

Talking points: News and views from BHETA

Number two in a monthly series. Here’s to another great year of working together! “Given the cover date, it would be churlish to start with anything other than BHETA’s very best wishes to everyone in the industry for a happy, profitable and productive new year! And with the market starting to perk up – at …

December 19, 2013
Grange joins BHETA

Grange joins BHETA

Grange joins BHETA Grange Fencing is the latest home improvement company to join BHETA. Established in 1868, Grange has 140 years of experience as a manufacturer of fencing and garden buildings, combining today’s technology with traditional skills to create quality British product from materials sourced all over the world. Tony Fasey – Sales and Marketing …

December 19, 2013
BHETA's Trade Challenge Partner status opens up export funding for members

BHETA’s Trade Challenge Partner status opens up export funding for members

BHETA’s Trade Challenge Partner status opens up export funding for members The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has become one of 99 UKTI Trade Challenge Partners. This new status will increase the funding BHETA is able to offer members for shows like Ambiente and Cologne as well as upping the number of members that …

November 29, 2013
Sainsbury's highlights home opportunity to BHETA members

Sainsbury’s highlights home opportunity to BHETA members

Sainsbury’s highlights home opportunity to BHETA members Sainsbury’s has been in the non-food market for the last ten years and this part of its business is growing at 10% per annum. This was the background to an illuminating presentation at the BHETA forum on November 21st by Robbie Feather, General Merchandise Business Unit Director for …

November 29, 2013
BHETA stages Meet the Buyer with Lakeland

BHETA stages Meet the Buyer with Lakeland

BHETA stages Meet the Buyer with Lakeland The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is to hold the fifth event in its extremely successful ‘Meet The Buyer’ series – this time with one of the housewares industry’s major players Lakeland. The event will be exclusive to BHETA members and will take place on Thursday January …

November 29, 2013
h&b Group bring sunshine to the Rainy Day Trust

h&b Group bring sunshine to the Rainy Day Trust

h&b Group bring sunshine to the Rainy Day Trust The DIY and housewares industry charity The Rainy Day Trust (RDT) has welcomed another Partner as its 170th birthday year draws to a close. The h&b group is the fastest growing member-owned buying organisation for independent builders’ merchants and has over 80 member and associate companies …

November 29, 2013
Talking points: News and views from BHETA

Talking points: News and views from BHETA

Talking points: News and views from BHETA BHETA now has a regular monthly column in DIY Week. Here we republish the first of them… Making the first move “Sometimes all it takes to make a deal, form a relationship or even bring a longstanding disagreement to a happy conclusion is for someone to make the …

November 29, 2013
Rainy Day Trust appeals for prizes

Rainy Day Trust appeals for prizes

Rainy Day Trust appeals for prizes The DIY and housewares industry charity The Rainy Day Trust (RDT) is appealing to members and supporters for donations of any type of popular consumer durable product which might make a suitable prize for raffles and prize draws in aid of the charity’s fund raising efforts. Diane Stevens of …

November 29, 2013
Kingfisher Q3 trading update

Kingfisher Q3 trading update

Kingfisher Q3 trading update Financial results (All results for the 13 weeks ended 28 November 2013) B&Q Total +0.8% LFL +0.4% Screwfix Total +21.1% LFL +11.1% Total Group Total +4.6% LFL +1.4% (B&Q and Screwfix figures relate to UK/Ireland) (Total group figures are at constant currency) Following weather-driven growth in Q2, this is a slowing …

November 28, 2013
Mr Philip Harrison of Fairmont & Main Ltd

Mr Philip Harrison of Fairmont & Main Ltd

Mr Philip Harrison of Fairmont & Main Ltd Dear Member It is with regret that BHETA announces that Mr Philip Harrison of Fairmont & Main Ltd died peacefully in his sleep on the 6th November 2013. Philip and his wife Glennis were the founder members of Fairmont & Main Ltd in 1994 and over the ensuing …

November 14, 2013
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