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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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Travis Perkins heads to the cloud

Buildes merchant group Travis Perkins has signed a five-year contract with Cloud Technology Solutions to help improve its use of Google Workspace and drive further tech adoption. The partnership will see CTS, Europe’s largest dedicated Google Cloud partner, work alongside a small internal team to drive value from Travis Perkins’ Google …

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Adapt to survive

Guest Blogger - Megan Adlen

Travis Perkins’ Head of Sustainability, Megan Adlen, on how our handling of the Covid situation will make business stronger in the long term. If this year has taught us anything, it’s that we can adapt when we need to, and that the evolution of our mindsets is something we should …

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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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Covid-19 to cost Travis Perkins 165 branches and 2,500 employees

Builders merchant group Travis Perkins is to close around 165 branches across its business as a response to the continued challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, consequent lockdown and likely UK recession. The group issued a trading update and liquidity update this morning (June 15) to say that the actions, which …

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Travis Perkins offloads Primaflow F & P division

Travis Perkins plc, the UK’s largest merchanting group announced this morning (January 13th) that it has sold its plumbing and heating distribution business, Primaflow F & P, to Newbury Investments (UK) Ltd, a specialist distribution group. In December 2018, Travis Perkins announced a strategy to simplify and focus on its …

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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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Travis Perkins wins MoD award

Builders merchant group Travis Perkins has won a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme(ERS) Gold award for its work supporting the Armed Forces. The accolade is a recognition by the Ministry of Defence for companies that demonstrate exceptional effort to support, recruit and develop armed forces personnel and their families, and is being awarded to …

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Travis Perkins wins ‘Livery of the Year’ Award

Travis Perkins won this year’s ‘Livery of the Year’ award in the annual Motor Transport Awards. The award,  sponsored by Pirelli Truck (Prometeon), was presented at a glittering Awards Dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on 3 July 2019, where over 1,400 industry experts were gathered to watch Claudia …

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