Magic of the cup helps 5 Star pass £12m sales for first time

Magic of the cup helps 5 Star pass £12m sales for first time

Worcestershire’s leading home improvement specialist is on course to hit a record year – buoyed in part by the power of local sponsorship. 5 Star Windows and Conservatories, which employs more than 120 people at its two showrooms in Kidderminster and Worcester, has seen orders go past £12m for the first time in its 22-year history. Driving this growth has been a shift in consumer spending during...

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Thompson & Parkes retains ‘Best Builders Merchant and DIY Supplier in the Midlands’ title

Thompson & Parkes retains ‘Best Builders Merchant and DIY Supplier in the Midlands’ title

Thompson & Parkes, one of the longest established and best-known local builders’ merchants in Worcestershire and Shropshire, has retained its title of ‘Best Builders Merchant & DIY Supplier in the Midlands’ in this year’s SME News Magazine’s 2021 UK Enterprise Awards. The SME UK Enterprise Awards recognise SMEs of all sizes across the UK and are given solely on merit and awarded to...

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Merry Hill to welcome leading toy retailer Smyths Toys Superstores

Merry Hill to welcome leading toy retailer Smyths Toys Superstores

Children living in and around the area of Merry Hill are in for a treat when a new Smyths Toys Superstore arrives at the Brierley Hill shopping centre. Located on the Upper Retail Park, by Homesense and The Range, the new superstore’s doors will open at 9am on November 5 with free candy floss and plenty of goodies to giveaway to shoppers. On November 6-7 the party will continue with a number of...

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Springpack welcomes six new summer ‘signings’

Springpack welcomes six new summer ‘signings’

A certain Mr Messi may have been making the transfer headlines of late, but Worcester-based Springpack has said it is delighted to announce six of its own new summer signings as part of its continued growth strategy. Emma Smith has joined the customer service team, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. She is waiting to take your calls on 01905 457000. Jason Owen joins the sales team,...

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Merry Hill announces new brands as more details on major improvement scheme revealed

Merry Hill announces new brands as more details on major improvement scheme revealed

Merry Hill has announced a host of new brands – including an expanded Primark store and a Smyths Toys superstore – as further details of a major five-year improvement programme are revealed.  The Primark Home store, which opened this month, provides an all-new range of quality, affordable home and lifestyle products, in addition to its extensive existing range of clothing and footwear. Paul...

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