The ideal time to re-evaluate

With demand outstripping supply, firms are feeling the heat. Purplex MD Andrew Scott discusses how installers can turn consumer demand into more profitable business – and how now is the ideal time to re-evaluate Demand is what we all crave when it comes to running a business in any industry. So, it appears strange to be talking of rising demand More...

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By winactive On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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‘There’s something of a perfect storm brewing’ believes Mila’s Richard Gyde

Even without the Coronavirus pandemic, this is peak season when it comes to importing freight from Asia. Black Friday, Thanksgiving and Christmas combine to drive huge spikes in demand, and logistics businesses More...

By winactive On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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Minister and CICV Forum urge construction industry to keep following safety guidance outside work

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart has joined the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum in reminding the sector’s workers to stay COVID smart in their social lives and when travelling to and More...

By winactive On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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Everyone needs a ‘magic mirror’

Everyone needs to hear the unvarnished truth and see themselves as others see them, says Mike Rigby, CEO of MRA Marketing & MRA Research In the story of Snow White, the Evil Queen has a magic mirror. More...

By winactive On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Navigating trademark confusion – Giovanni Laporta, inventor and innovator of Smart Ready®

It’s fantastic to see more and more fabricators and installers beginning to promote their Smart offering as they realise its potential as our industry’s next big opportunity. But in light of some recent More...

By winactive On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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It’s all about the OTIF

Why suppliers need to do more to help customers cope with demand by Richard Gyde, Managing Director, Mila I write a regular blog on the Mila website at https://www.mila.co.uk/blog/. Over the years, it’s More...

By winactive On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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The Green Homes Grant was a disappointment – but at least we’ve finally got some clarity

Andy Jones, Group Managing Director of Victorian Sliders, comments on the latest details about the government’s Green Homes Grant. After a frustrating few weeks, the government has finally confirmed the More...

By winactive On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Sunak’s Summer Statement could be a gamechanger for glass and glazing

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled measures intended to boost Britain’s COVID-hit economy. Dekko Sales Director Kurt Greatrex gives his take. Given the scale of the coronavirus crisis, and the sheer size More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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‘We should all learn from Aperture demise’, says Barraclough

Following the announcement of the failure of systems manufacturer Aperture Trading Ltd, Quickslide chairman Adrian Barraclough says we can learn much for the current times from the demise of the company.  “Quickslide More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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The lockdown is tough – but here’s how installers could come out of it stronger

Who saw this coming? We all knew coronavirus was a serious issue, and heading our way – but I don’t think any of us realised how quickly and radically it’d change the way we live and work, writes Kurt More...