Articles with tag hardware-retail-sector


The hardware rival

Hardware giant Bunnings has long been a key player in the home improvement space but since Woolworths-owned Masters Home Improvement entered the market it has changed things up. Or has it?

Posted Fri 14/06/2013 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 »

Hardware retailers to capitalise on DIY sector

The big winners from Australia’s DIY and home renovation drive is hardware retailers which account for 52 per cent of all related spending.

Posted Wed 24/08/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Mitre 10's three year business plan

A year after Metcash’s acquisition of a 51 per cent share in Mitre 10 Group, the hardware is reorganising its operations and growing its network across the country.

Posted Fri 06/05/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths to Master hardware sector

Woolworths and US chain Lowe's announced it as the brand that will help make their entrance into the $42 billion Australian home improvement sector.

Posted Mon 02/05/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Bunnings shows-off $53M warehouse

The opening of the Chatswood Warehouse forms part of Bunnings' almost two decade long network expansion plan that targets 16 to 26 new locations per annum.

Posted Thu 24/03/2011 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 »

Woolworths "way ahead of schedule"

The recent decision by the Victorian Government has helped fast track its hardware store plans.

Posted Mon 22/11/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Woolworths' hardware stores on track

Woolworths says it's on track to securing 150 sites within the next five years as part of its plan to enter the $24 billion plus hardware retail sector.

Posted Mon 30/08/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

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