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Default Are Home Depot & B&Q linked?

In article , Dave Plowman (News)
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In article , charles
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In article , The Natural Philosopher
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On 29/12/2020 13:40, charles wrote:
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Murmansk wrote:
I was in Florida last Christmas and went to a few branches of
Home Depot - I couldn't help noticing they were very similar to
B&Q but I felt they were a lot better.

I had similar feelings about Bunnings when I went to New Zealand -
similar but a good deal better

Bunnings bought Homebase in the UK for many millions of Pounds.
They stocked the stores with barbeques in December - which in in
winter here. They sold the business for, I think, 1

Whoever is running it now has made a pretty decent fist of it. Its my
'go to' place for all sorts of odd D-I-Y home and garden things
whereas I find B & Q a bit tacky...


Sadly my nearest branch closed - rent review, the next nearest is tacky.


There were two big DIY stores handy to here at Wandsworth Bridge - both
with decent car parks too. Homebase and B&Q.


Remeber them from when I was "doing up" my daughter's flat in Wandsworth.
Gosh - 20 years ago.

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