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15th December 2017
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Rearo launches new range targeting the bathroom makeover market
Glasgow-based Rearo believes the new range will accelerate demand for luxury shower panels which do away with the need to replace tiles.
Selco Builders Warehouse now offers comprehensive Wilsonart laminate worktop collection
New Product Guide from MHS showcases the latest in radiator design
Luxury island living with Mark Taylor Design
New, exclusive brand and range of small domestic appliances for Euronics agents
Smart new finishes join the Elite
Discover the unexpected with HD Galvanised from British Ceramic Tile
Franke's new electronic 4-in-1 tap offers instant 100 degree C boiling and cold filtered water
Important environmental award for bedding manufacturer
This Week's News
Date set for KBSA Annual Conference
The Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Specialists Association has started the ball rolling with regard to next year's Annual Conference, setting the date for Wednesday 12th September.
Abode introduces Serenitie bathroom taps in rose gold
The Abode ranges of bathroom brassware and showers are created with a perfect blend of design, performance, functionality and quality. A new 'on trend' finish has been added to the Serenitie range - Rose Gold - which is right up-to-date with the predicted colour trends for 2018 and is available now through Abode's distribution partners.
The new finish joins the conically designed family of Serenitie which features the popular and easy to operate, cross head handle design.
Hotpoint Multiflow ovens perfect for the festive season
Hotpoint has partnered with brand ambassador Jamie Oliver to inspire consumers to get cooking this festive period and create special food memories with friends and family.
In preparation for the season, and to ensure a stress-free kitchen, the two are encouraging consumers to get familiar with their ovens.
Blanco announces 75% discount on popular Etagon sink and/or Panera-S stainless steel tap
Blanco UK is offering retailers a 75% discount on any Blanco Etagon sink and/or Panera-S stainless steel tap when purchased for displays from today to 31st January 2018.
Tile Trader's 'Tiling for a Good Cause' winner announced
Complete Kidz, a community interest company in the West Midlands, has been crowned the winner of a bespoke tiling makeover worth £500 to transform its community centre.
The ;Tiling for a Good Cause' initiative, hosted by online retailer Tile Trader.co.uk, called on members of the public to nominate a space in their local area in need of a tiling makeover. Entrants were asked to submit a short description detailing how they would like the nominated space to be transformed with tiles.
Sofia so good from MHS Radiators
MHS Radiators has introduced Sofia - a new steel towel rail which is available in central heating and electric options. Boasting a bold cylindrical frame, adorned with flat rectangular tubes, this stylish heat emitter is complemented by a combination of high heat outputs and a plethora of finishes - allowing it to effortlessly dry and warm numerous towels, while creating a visual impact in any space.
The Sofia is also reversible, so the vertical tubes can either be on the left or right hand side.
Franke's innovative M-Box makes boiling water tap installation faster and easier
Aimed at streamlining and simplifying the installation of its Minerva boiling water taps, Franke has developed the innovative new M-Box, allowing the fitting of a Minerva in as little as 20 minutes.
The M-Box has no single parts, just one compact box containing Franke Pro M filter, inlet combination, mixing valve set, gasket set and control box.
Heat up your home with AmberDry Foil Mats
The AmberDry underfloor heating Foil Mat offers the perfect solution for keeping every house warm and cosy. With an aluminium dissipation layer for even heat, the simple to use AmberDry mats can be hidden under floors, banishing any space saving problems.
Vado announces launch of new VIV App
Vado has announced the launch of VIV; a highly innovative, augmented reality (AR) platform. VIV allows customers to view Vado's bathroom brassware in full-scale 3D from the convenience of their home via a mobile or tablet device.
This compelling new platform brings all of Vado's premium bathroom brassware to life, including favourites such as Kovera, Edit and the ly launched Omika. By simply scanning unique Vado trackers, you can view an augmented 3D model that perfectly replicates the scale, size and intricate details of every product, from mono basin mixers to shower valves and accessories.
Three new marketing appointments at PWS
PWS, one of the UK's leading distributors of kitchen components, is ending 2017 by expanding its marketing team, with a trio of new appointments.
Jessica Inglis joins the Newton Aycliffe based company as the PR and communications manager, overseeing all public relations and strategic communication across the UK. With over six years' marketing and PR experience within various industry sectors, including global fashion retailers, Jessica has built up a vast and comprehensive knowledge of the media industry.
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