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Metcash enters binding agreement to acquire Total Tools

Wholesaler moves forward with acquisition of national tool retail franchise.

Bunnings joins in thanking, supporting their essential workers

DIY retailer handing out up to $1000 to employees that worked through the height of the pandemic.
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Metcash to expand hardware arm with $57m Total Tools acquisition

Wholesale giant announces acquisition plan on the heels of a 3 per cent revenue increase in FY20.
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Sydney Tools to open first store in the Northern Territory

Specialist trade tool retailer pushes ahead with plans to expand into every state in Australia.

Road testing COVID-19 innovations from Bunnings, Mecca and more

Contributor Nathan Bush tests the latest services from retailers to see if the hype lives up to the experience.

Bunnings merger with Adelaide Tools gets green light

ACCC will not oppose the merger.
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Sydney Tools to open 10 new stores this year

Specialty retailer says it's in a "bright spot" despite struggling economy.

Bunnings merger with Adelaide Tools could impact competition: ACCC

Proposed acquisition would likely stifle any local competition, ACCC warns.

ACCC says it needs more time to consider Bunnings acquisition

Hardware chain's acquisition of Adelaide Tools faces further delays.

From the source: Michael McDonald, Weber Australia

We talk to managing director Michael McDonald about the sensory and emotional aspects of retail and the growth of the bu...

Bunnings’ online marketplace to impact eBay

Specialty retailer launches online marketplace in time for Christmas.

Bunnings coughs up over $3.8 million to underpaid team members

Almost 41,000 team members will see compensation for unpaid super.

Bunnings launches nine-part DIY series aimed at millennials

Bunnings launches YouTube series to teach small-space renovations.

Bunnings looks to reach more tradies, online shoppers

Retailer says it will launch a marketplace, just days after acquiring Adelaide Tools.

Bunnings reveals payroll error going back to 2011

Retailer made incorrect super payments to some part-time workers.

From the source: Elvis Bey, Sydney Tools

The industrial power tools' director talks national expansion.

“We had a really great response”: Bunnings expands click and collect

Hardware chain takes next step in national click-and-collect offer.

Metcash independents see market share under threat

A reinvigorated Metcash is still being squeezed, as competitors retool their strategies.

Sydney Tools to add 40 stores in next five years

Retailer targeting tradies unveils aggressive expansion plans.

Bunnings SA warehouse sold

The warehouse sold on a yield of 5.13 per cent.