January 25, 2017

New President for Hardware Association Ireland

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) is delighted to announce Kieran Burke, Group Procurement Director, Grafton Group plc as its new President for a two-year term. Formally invested at […]
January 7, 2017

Credit insurance – how it can benefit your business

A previous article (“Keep credit risk under control”, The Hardware Journal, September/October 2016) explored how credit insurance can protect you from losses arising from bad debts […]
January 7, 2017

Controlling margin and costs: the benefits of tighter controls

Companies that enforce an ongoing policy of strict margin and cost controls yield multiple benefits well beyond that of immediate short-term financial gains. Mark McArdle, Group […]
January 7, 2017

See, think, do, care – Understanding your digital customers

Google regularly uses an approach called ‘See, think, do, care’ with its advertisers. Jeff Harte and Prerna Gupta explain how it works. This approach can be […]
January 7, 2017

Section 570 Notice – winding up of a limited company

In the third of a series of articles, Siobhan Kenny of Frank Murphy Solicitors looks at how a creditor can petition to Court to wind up […]
January 7, 2017

Financial statement compliance

Paul Kelly looks at the impact of FRS 102 and Companies (Accounting) Bill 2016. Most SME businesses have now gone through the process of preparing their […]
January 6, 2017

Retail and Trade Theft Prevention and Security

Preventing crime in your store and your yard Anxiety about the incidence of crime is intensifying throughout rural Ireland, and builders merchants and hardware retailers are […]
January 6, 2017

Preventing Customer Theft

Making it difficult for the customer or the professional shoplifter to take goods can greatly reduce this problem. An Garda Síochána has provided HAI members with […]
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