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hardware Archives

Hardware boost for Metcash despite $149.5m loss

Food pillar struggles as wholesaler announces $125 million off-market buy-back.

Wesfarmers chief deflects on Bunnings UK divestment

UK hardware venture's future under scrutiny.

Wesfarmers MD: “All options are on the table”

Conglomerate's chief considers UK hardware market ‘after confronting and disappointing' performance.

Wesfarmers amps up Bunnings UK tilt

Hardware retailer to double efforts overseas.

Coles hits 800, Bunnings UK continues push

Supermarket giant hits milestone while Wesfarmers adds to hardware footprint.

Woolworths wins Masters stoush with US giant

Supermarket chain to press ahead with exit from home improvement category.

Bunnings CEO steps down

Head of hardware chain moves into advisory role.

Best auto and hardware retailers named

Fresh leaders in auto and hardware customer satisfaction.

Kingfisher to close stores

Europe's biggest home improvements retailer to shut tens of British stores over next two years.

Five stars for Bunnings

Bunnings receives top marks for overall customer satisfaction.

French chain rejects Sunday trade ban

Home improvement chain sparks controversy in France by opening on Sundays.

Bunnings slapped on wrist

Bunnings draws ACCC wrath following sale of unsafe window blinds.

Woolies hardware business takes a hit

Supermarket's big box chains continue to struggle.

Metcash maintains momentum

Despite slowing hardware sales, Metcash's half year results show growth.

Masters launches online store

More than 10,000 hardware items available online, Australia-wide.