Merry Hill announces Spring shopping and reopening plans

Merry Hill announces Spring shopping and reopening plans

Merry Hill has announced what visitors can expect from their long-awaited visit to the centre this Spring, as the shopping destination prepares for the safe reopening of non-essential retail. In line with the latest Government guidance, non-essential shops will reopen at Merry Hill on Monday 12th April. Alongside Next, Primark and H&M, Merry Hill’s independent stores including TH Baker,...

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Worcester businesses and shoppers to benefit from new ‘Virtual High Street’ group

Worcester businesses and shoppers to benefit from new ‘Virtual High Street’ group

Businesses, independent retailers and shoppers across the Worcester area are being invited to join a new online group designed to help support and grow sales after what has been one of the most challenging commercial times in modern memory. The ‘Worcester Virtual High Street’ Facebook group is free to join and allows independent shops, services, tradespeople, crafters, e-sellers and...

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New deal brings retail opportunities into The Range for Lumberjack Tools

New deal brings retail opportunities into The Range for Lumberjack Tools

Lumberjack Tools has pressed the button on its retail expansion after it signed an exciting new deal with one of the UK’s leading home, leisure and garden retailers. The Wolverhampton-based power tool supplier will now be listing up to 100 different products on The Range’s website, giving it national exposure to more than 15 million customers every month. Its extensive selection of home use DIY...

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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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