Merchants anticipate better sales 1a
Published: 25 August, 2010
Serious injury or even death can result from the failure of a timber scaffold board, and can leave contractors facing prosecution and significant fines, as recent incidents have shown, BM TRADA says.
Tracing its routes back to 1882, Alsford Timber has come a long way since its humble origins. BMN's Nichola Farrugia visited the merchant to find out how it is committed to continuous development.
Set up in the early 1980s, Key Building Supplies is an independent builders’ merchant with strong values about its place in the local community. BMN’s Nichola Farrugia spoke to the company as it prepares to open a new store called Key DIY next month.
BMN publishes its annual review of the top-performing national and independent merchants for 2014 (previously published in the April 2015 issue of Builders' Merchants News).
In the past, very few merchants have felt comfortable selling PVC-U windows and doors, despite it being a lucrative market. However, that’s all set to change as NMBS-approved supplier Crystal Direct is simplifying this process. BMN’s Nichola Farrugia met with Steve Halford, managing director, to find out more.
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