Articles with tag danks


18 retailers, 40,000 consumers affected by dangerous cable recall

A special taskforce has been formed to oversee the recall of Infinity brand electrical cables, after it was discovered that the 'poor quality' plastic insulation coating failed electrical safety standards.

Posted Wed 27/08/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks acquires 60% of Hardings Hardware

Danks will acquire a majority interest in the shares of Hardings Hardware.

Posted Fri 08/03/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Independent hardware jumps group

Sydney's Sunlite has switched banners from Danks/Thrifty Link to Metcash's Mitre 10 banner as the groups look to expand their country-wide footprint.

Posted Thu 29/03/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks adds Victorian hardware to portfolio

Danks has added the Victorian G Gay & Co hardware network to its group, acquiring three stores as part of the process.

Posted Mon 13/02/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks acquires Vic business

Danks has acquired the business and assets of Tait Timber and Hardware in Victoria, which includes two stores located in Tooronga and Somerville.

Posted Fri 21/10/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Graeme Danks retires from Danks Group

Woolworths will wave goodbye to Graeme Danks, general manager of Danks, who will be retiring after 40 years in the hardware business.

Posted Thu 01/09/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks re-strategise to boost profits

In order to drive profitability and success for its Home Timber & Hardware and Thrifty-Link members, Danks has announced a new strategic direction.

Posted Fri 11/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Plants Plus members' tool for growth

Plants Plus Garden Centres will now have access to an ANZ EFTPOS, which has been tailored to provide maximum flexibility and return on investment.

Posted Tue 18/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolies grows hardware portfolio

Woolworths-owned hardware group Danks has acquired two hardware businesses – Magnet Mart and Flatman's Timber & Hardware.

Posted Fri 17/12/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks fills Vic, Tas state manager position

Joining from Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API), Adnrew Toomey’s most recent role was Victoria and Tasmania state manager.

Posted Thu 16/12/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks relocates to larger site

Located 25 kilometres southwest of Melbourne CBD, the 50,000 square metre facility will provide more than double the storage capacity of its existing distribution centres.

Posted Wed 17/11/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks invests in extranet technology

This will give its group members access to a business management system that will maximise efficiency and profitability of day-to-day business processes.

Posted Fri 05/11/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

More support for Danks

Danks has announced the appointment of Peter Richards and Evan Packer to two new positions – national retail operations managers.

Posted Wed 29/09/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks appoints two new business managers

Continuing to build on its strong trade focus, Danks has appointed Brendan Roberts to the position of trade business manager and Nick Hailey as business manager.

Posted Fri 18/06/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Danks to acquire Gunns and Becks in Tasmania

Danks has acquired the business and assets of Gunns retail division in Tasmania. The acquisition includes five hardware stores in Tasmania, one timber joinery centre, one truss manufacturing plant and a support office.

Posted Fri 28/05/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Metcash plans takeover bid for Mitre 10

Metcash is planning a takeover bid for Mitre 10, aiming to acquire 100 per cent of the group in either 2012 or 2013 and become the 'champion of the independent hardware retailer'.

Posted Fri 27/11/2009 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths gets clearance for Danks acquisition

Woolworths' and Lowe's takeover bid for Danks will go ahead after clearance from the ACCC.

Posted Thu 12/11/2009 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths enters hardware market with Danks acquisition

Woolworths has just announced it will be entering the $24 billion hardware sector with a recommended takeover of Danks Holdings Limited, Australia's second largest hardware distributor.

Posted Tue 25/08/2009 12:00:00 / Read More »

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