DIY boom powers Lumberjack Tools to £6m sales

DIY boom powers Lumberjack Tools to £6m sales

A massive increase in DIY due to the pandemic has helped a Black Country power tool supplier double turnover over the past 12 months. Lumberjack Tools, which is run by brothers Bill, Dave and Fred Evans, has seen sales soar to £6m, as more people used lockdown and furlough to complete jobs around the house and home improvements they never usually get round to. The company has had to respond to...

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Hand-made to perfection

Hand-made to perfection

There’s an undeniable certain something about Paul Jones, bagman extraordinaire, by Jon Griffin. The Black Country lad – he admits he is ‘a youthful 38’ – is the brains behind Goodstart Jones, bags and luggage designer catering for all tastes from UK style-lovers to customers in Europe - and even Japan - from a homespun converted former manufacturing depot in the backstreets of Wolverhampton....

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