The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated issues of unfit housing, according to a new study by Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company that includes B&Q.
B&Q has today unveiled its new brand campaign, ‘Build a Life’, that celebrates the belief that anyone can change their home to make life better.
B&Q has pledged to transfer £100,000 of expiring levy funds to the Transfer to Transform scheme, helping small to medium businesses (SMEs) in the Solent area to train new apprentices and upskill workers in the region.
DIY retailer B&Q has now re-opened 75 UK stores.
Apprentices aged between 61 and 20 are amongst the 123 apprentices to graduate from B&Q’s Retail Team Leader, Level Three apprenticeship scheme, after successfully completing the eighteen-month store-based course. This is the first wave of B&Q apprentices to graduate, with
Leading home improvement retailer B&Q is on track to be the ‘Lowest Priced National DIY Retailer of Kitchens’ for the second year in a row, according to Kitchen-Compare.com. The leading comparison site, that tracks and compares the prices, quality, installation services
Today, leading home improvement retailer B&Q reinforces its further commitment to the kitchens and bathrooms market by commencing recruitment of the planned 800 new colleagues for its Showroom areas to help customers. The news comes after it recently announced proposals to
With the summer of sport likely to divide TV-watching families, keeping up with all the action on phones and tablets will be essential for many of us. However, slow or patchy Wi-Fi coverage around the home can be frustrating –
New research today revealed the UK’s reluctance to seek advice, with statistics confirming that 70% of Brits refuse to ask for advice and 26% would rather go online than consult a real person. In light of the research, B&Q is
Reports of the death of the physical store have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, a recent Retail Week study found that more than half of shoppers expect more from a store’s look and design than they did five years ago. Precisely
DIY retailer B&Q is to implement a new fleet performance and journey management solution, from telematics platform provider Microlise, across a fleet of 185 vehicles. Installation and delivery of the solution is beginning immediately and will be used to give
Following a strategic review of its supply chain operations, B&Q has awarded the management of all its UK and Ireland retail and horticulture transport operations to XPO Logistics. Part of the Kingfisher Group, B&Q is the largest home improvement and
Kingfisher Group has appointed 2degrees, the global collaboration platform for sustainable business, to help drive the progress of its restorative Net Positive approach to business across its global operating companies. Mainstreaming sustainability into the heart of the business is a
Oracle Corporation has announced a new email marketing campaign created with B&Q, and available on both smartphone and tablet devices. Using Oracle Marketing Cloud software services, the interactive campaign ‘kinetic email’ will be the first of its kind in the industry, enabling
Boots and B&Q are biting at Apple’s heels in offering in-store services, which online retailers are unable to provide, according to analysis by BookingBug. According to researchers, the study presents a growing divide between the retailers embracing this opportunity and
Dulux is launching a promotion in tins of paint sold in B&Q stores, offering customers the chance to win prizes worth up to £250,000. In a first for the paint category, 36 lucky winners could open a tin of paint
Retail advertising agency, Gratterpalm, has appointed a new director to oversee its design team. Dan Lindley, formerly of Vivid Creative, has joined Gratterpalm following the company’s recent move to a new address in the city centre, No.1 Leeds. Lindley will
DIY and home improvement retailer B&Q has launched a SAP Forecasting and Replenishment application, as part of its Project Clover supply chain transformation programme. The new application is designed to generate savings through stock reduction, improved product availability and better forecasting and
E-commerce provider, ChannelAdvisor, has won the Retail Week Technology Award for Internet Technology of the Year. The award recognises the success of ChannelAdvisor’s Comparison Shopping platform used by leading DIY retailer B&Q. Since implementing ChannelAdvisor’s Comparison Shopping Engine, B&Q is
Logistics warehouses and distribution parks provider Gazeley has completed work on an 74,000sq m distribution centre for DIY retailer, B&Q, six weeks ahead of schedule. The facility will service the company’s DIY and home stores across the south of England and,