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Time To Raise Prices In 2018?

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As we head into the final few weeks of the year, no doubt many of you will be starting to make your plans for next year. What will your new sales targets be? Will you be adding more products to your portfolio? What investments in tech and IT will you ...

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Would You Leave The Window Industry?

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Yesterday, I wrote about how new apprenticeship starts had actually fallen a staggering 59% compared to the same period in 2017. This was far from the result the Government will have been hoping for when it launched it’s apprentice initiative in 2015. This was bad news for the window industry, ...

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Review: October 2017

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It’s hard to believe that we’re into November now. I’m not sure where the year has gone. I know that we have all been very busy, and the busier we are the quicker time seems to fly by. As we all start looking towards the end of the year and ...

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300+ New Showrooms In Three Years


The idea of brick and mortar stores in a digital age is something which seems a bit archaic. You only need to look at the major decline in the UK of the high street. Closed buildings up and down every major town and city. Even in the US, all the ...

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3050 More Window And Door Installers Since 2008

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I read somewhere that the latest Insight Data market report didn’t show anything paradigm shifting (I’m paraphrasing), but I disagree. There’s plenty to chew over when you look at the finer details. I have already covered two of the areas on DGB last week:           It ...

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