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Selling, selling, selling…Sold

Fiona Russell-Horne

Most people sell their souls, And live with a good conscience on the proceeds Almost 11 years to the day since Travis Perkins’ then CEO Geoff Cooper surprised the markets with a bid, subsequently successful, for the BSS Group, his successor bar one, Nick Roberts, has overseen the long-touted divestment …

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Covid costs TP £92m and 80% of operating profit

Revenue at builders and plumbers merchant Travis Perkins plc dropped 20% in the first half of the year, pulling operating profits down 81%, leaving it with an operating loss of £92m, the group announced this morning (September 8). The merchanting division, which covers the brands Travis Perkins, Benchmarx, Keyline, CCF …

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City Plumbing wins DVSA Earned Recognition award

This week City Plumbing/PTS was awarded the DVSA Earned Recognition award for vehicle operators – the first in our industry and a first for the Travis Perkins Group. This follows the recent win of Fleet Van Operator of the Year at the Motor Transport Awards. The DVSA Earned Recognition scheme …

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Travis Perkins plugs plumbing side sale

Merchanting group Travis Perkins has put the sale of its plumbing and heating division on hold “given the current unprecedented level of uncertainty”, a trading update said yesterday (October 22). The update reported that the merchanting businesses continued to outperform expectations in challenging market conditions. Travis Perkins, the general mixed …

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City Plumbing scoops Fleet Van Operator Award

On Wednesday 3rd July, City Plumbing and PTS, part of the Plumbing and Heating Division of Travis Perkins based in Northampton, won the Fleet Van Operator of The Year award at the prestigious 2019 Motor Transport Awards, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The ceremony was hosted by TV presenter …

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