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ITALIAN TILE MARKET CONTINUES TO GROW

The ACIMAC Research Department has recently released its ‘Financial Statement Analysis – World Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’. This contains new 2017 financial data for a sample of world ceramic tile manufacturers analysed by the Acimac Research Department. This reveals a further improvement in Italy’s performance with respect to its international competitors, including growth in both production efficiency […]

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NEW OWNER FOR EUXTON TILE SUPPLIES

Martin Bentham, owner of Euxton Tile Supplies, Chorley, near Preston, has sold the business to Julian Palmer. Euxton Tile Supplies is one of the largest independent tile distributors in the northwest, established more than 50 years ago, with a warehouse, showroom and office in the village of Euxton. The company operates its own delivery fleet […]

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CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM AT TOPPS TILES

Topps Tiles Plc says it experienced flat sales in the 52 weeks to 29 September – but a like-for-like increase of 1.2 per cent in the final 13 weeks of the trading year. Overall adjusted revenues for the year are expected to be £215m, against £211.8m for the previous year. Trading over the fourth quarter […]

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ARE PEOPLE LOSING THEIR DIY CONFIDENCE?

A recent survey commissioned by home improvement and repair service, Local Heroes, has revealed that fewer than half of the nation feel confident enough to undertake DIY projects around the home. The new study, which explored the opinions of 2,000 UK adults, revealed that only 41% feel positive about tackling DIY themselves, preferring to engage […]

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