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Company Overview of B&Q plc

Company Overview

B&Q plc retails home improvement and garden center products in the United Kingdom. The company sells outdoor and garden tools, home and furnishing products, bedroom furniture, building supplies, doors and windows, nails, screws, hardware, kitchen products, bathroom products, paint, wallpapers, decorating products, tools and equipment, power tools, lighting products, electrical and security products, flooring products, tiles, and heating and plumbing products. It sells products through stores and online. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Eastleigh, United Kingdom. B&Q plc operates as a subsidiary of Kingfisher plc.

B&Q House

Chestnut Avenue

Chandler's Ford

Eastleigh,  SO53 3LE

United Kingdom

Founded in 1969

Phone:

44 23 8025 6256

Fax:

44 23 8025 7480

Key Executives for B&Q plc

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Managing Director
Head of UK & Ireland Division - DIY Chain B&Q
Age: 42
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

B&Q plc Key Developments

B&Q to Close Nine Stores Across Wales

B&Q has announced it will be closing nine stores across Wales over the next 15 months. The nine stores are Queensferry Road Deeside, Aberystwyth, Hadfield Road Cardiff, Cardigan, Cwmdu, Ebbw Vale, Gorseinon, Neath and Pembroke Dock.

B&Q Close More Than Half of its Stores across Northern Ireland and Sheds 300 Jobs as it Halves Store Portfolio

B&Q is to close more than half of its stores across Northern Ireland and shed 300 jobs in the process. The shutters are set to come down on outlets Derry, Sprucefield, Ballymena, Craigavon and Boucher road in Belfast.

kingfisher Hires Michael Loeve as Head for B&Q

Kingfisher announced that it has hired Michael Loeve to head up the UK & Ireland division of its DIY chain B&Q. Loeve will join in September from Coop Danmark.

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Date
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Merger/Acquisition
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