Monday 13th Jul 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Wesfarmers sells Homebase after big losses

Australian DIY business operator Wesfarmers has agreed to sell its Homebase business in the UK and Ireland to a Hilco Capital associated company for a nominal sum.

Eddie Stobart wins Tesco contract renewal

Eddie Stobart increases sales by 12pc

Eddie Stobart Logistics increased sales by 12 per cent to £618 million for the financial year to 30th November, the company said in a trading update.

Arlec picks CEVA for UK distribution

Arlec, the Australian-owned designer and manufacturer of electronic and electrical products for the DIY market, has awarded CEVA an evergreen contract to provide warehousing, storage and relabeling services from its multi-user site at Mendlesham in Suffolk.

Power tool maker chooses Walker

Positec Tool Corporation, the Chinese-owned manufacturer of the Rockwell and Worx brands of power tools, has chosen Walker Logistics to store and distribute its range of products, parts and accessories to retail stockists such as Argos, Amazon, Wickes and Homebase in a three year contract.

Internet now 51pc of Argos sales

Internet sales now represent more than half of Argos’s sales, according to Home Retail Group’s trading statement for the eight weeks to 27th February. They were up from 46 per cent last year to 51 per cent now.

Pep owner launches bid for Argos group

Sainsbury’s attempt to buy Argos is being challenged by Steinhoff, the group behind Pep & Co, which launched 50 stores in the UK from a standing start last summer.