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Guest Blogger - Garry Gregory

Guest Blogger - Garry Gregory
packed products director Tarmac Cement

Planning ahead for winter

Guest Blogger - Garry Gregory

We’re getting to that time of year – summer (or what little we saw of it) is behind us and, as winter approaches, your DIYers will start thinking about those RMI tasks before the arrival of harsher weather. So what advice can merchants be offering to customers to support this? …

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Supporting business growth

Guest Blogger - Garry Gregory

Gareth Osborne at Tarmac Cement offers a few tips to merchants looking to step things up a gear in 2021. Builders merchants have been key in helping support the construction industry’s recovery after a turbulent year, maximising their essential retail status to support trades that worked through COVID-19 restrictions. Growing …

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Connecting with the customer in a digital world

Guest Blogger - Garry Gregory

In today’s digital world, a solid social media strategy is one of the most effective ways to build your awareness, grow your customer base and engage with customers. Yet, getting to grips with social media can feel overwhelming for any independent business and is a task that often slips to …

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Why giving back can be the best way forward

Guest Blogger - Garry Gregory

Gareth Osborne from Tarmac’s Cement and Lime business looks at corporate social responsibility and how merchants can best implement it. It’s not all about the bottom line: companies who give back can have better employee loyalty, engagement and productivity. Trust and business growth go hand-in-hand, and those with a successful …

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Creating a seamless supply chain

Guest Blogger - Garry Gregory

"We are living in a time where so much of our everyday lives involve the internet. If ever we have a question to ask, we can find the answer in less than a second online; we can order shopping on the internet, knowing it will be at our front door the very next day. It…

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