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Inside new Selco store
Grafton Group to refinance debt

Grafton Group, the owner of Selco, Buildbase and Irish DIY chain Woodie’s, has agreed to raise €160 million by issuing bonds in order to refinance its existing debt. The Group which...
15 August 2018

UK Store News

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Homebase announces Company Voluntary Arrangement proposal

Homebase has confirmed it is to launch a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA). In a statement, the company said: HHGL Limited (“Homebase”) today announces the next phase of...
14 August 2018

UK People News

Bunnings St.Albans back to Homebase 1
Homebase owner to close up to 60 stores in CVA

According to Sky News, Hilco Capital will announce plans next week to close as many as 60 Homebase stores, leading to the loss of at least 1,500 jobs. Hilco, who purchased the chain in May from...
09 August 2018

International News

Inside new Selco store
Grafton Group to refinance debt

Grafton Group, the owner of Selco, Buildbase and Irish DIY chain Woodie’s, has agreed to raise €160 million by issuing bonds in order to refinance its existing debt. The Group which...
15 August 2018

Digital Retail News

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ASA takes on Amazon over one-day delivery adverts

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has told Amazon that its 'one-day delivery' advert cannot appear in its current form and must make it clear to customers that not all Prime-labelled items...
15 August 2018
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Thank you for the excellent presentation that you gave at Woodbury Park on Thursday morning. It was very interesting and thought-provoking for our Retail members. The feedback has been excellent.

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Martin Elliott. Chief Executive - Home Hardware.
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