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CONSTRUCTION PRODUCT MANUFACTURING RISES BUT INVESTMENT STALLS, ACCORDING TO CPA

The construction products manufacturing sector reported favourable results in the first quarter of 2019, with continued growth in the sales of products and materials. Despite the environment of uncertainty relating to Brexit, manufacturers’ sales expectations for the next 12 months remain optimistic. The Construction Products Association’s State of Trade Survey for 2019 Q1 reveals that […]

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TOPPS TILES ANNOUNCES LIKE-FOR-LIKE SALES INCREASE

Topps Tiles Plc has announced a 0.2% increase in like-for-like sales in the 26-week period to 30 March. Total revenues were £108.8 million. Trading over the second quarter has improved from the levels reported in Q1, with like-for-like sales increasing by 1.8%. The company says that the effect of weather conditions in the prior year and a […]

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VERONA STRENGTHENS NORTHERN AREA SALES TEAM

Following a period of sustained growth, leading distributor Verona has strengthened its sales team covering the north of England and Scotland with the appointment of Nick Johnson. Nick brings with him a wealth of experience, having worked in the industry for 31 years, most recently at British Ceramic Tile.  Speaking about his new role, Nick […]

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KEY CONSTRUCTION SECTORS SHOW SIGNS OF WEAKNESS, ACCORDING TO CPA

Data from the ONS shows that construction output rose 2.7% in January, but was 0.6% lower on a three-month basis, owing to weakness in three of the largest sectors of activity during the period: private housing, commercial and private housing repair, maintenance and improvement (RM&I). The ONS release also showed that the volume of new […]

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TILEMASTER CHARITY FUNDRAISING

Tilemaster Adhesives staff have been busy raising funds for charity recently. Stuart Forkin recently battled the elements to complete the Liverpool Half Marathon for Alder Hey Children’s Charity.  Finishing the course in just over three hours, Stuart met the tough conditions head on, especially during the last 3-4 miles toward Pier Head on the Mersey front.  […]

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WEBER ENHANCES ITS LOYALTY SCHEME

Launched almost a decade ago the Weber Rewards loyalty scheme for professional tilers has received a makeover. The dedicated new and improved Weber Rewards website, www.loveweber.co.uk and ‘Redeem on the Go’ app are designed to ensure that the campaign remains innovative, unique and dynamic. Weber Rewards has over 9,000 members who will benefit from an enhanced […]

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GRAB YOURSELF A FREE ULTRATILEFIX T-SHIRT

Enter UltraTileFix’s competition to claim a free UltraTileFix t-shirt – and the chance to win a holiday of a lifetime. Simply order £250 worth of UltraTileFix products from your local retailer or distributor and send UltraTileFix proof of purchase by visiting ultratilefixcompetition.co.uk and uploading a photo of your receipts or invoices to receive your free […]

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