BMBI Year-On-Year Sales Growth In Double Digits But Returning To Trend

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ October 2021 value sales were 11.1% up on October 2020. Double digit value growth in a more normal year would be remarkable, but this relatively modest year-on-year growth contrasts sharply with spectacular gains since [...]

By |2021-12-16T20:57:18+00:00December 16th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

MRA Marketing Wins ‘Outstanding’ Accolade For CPA Industry Consultation

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing: MRA Marketing has won the award for Best Built Environment Member Organisation Marketing Campaign at the Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). The full-service agency was recognised by judges for its outstanding work on Building Safely. The high-profile awareness and consultation campaign for the Construction Products Association (CPA) [...]

By |2021-12-07T17:00:35+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Second Best Quarter On Record But Signs Of A Slowdown In Sight

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants show a continuation of the strong growth seen throughout 2021, as Q3 recorded the second-highest quarterly BMBI sales ever, just 2.4% behind Q2’s record-breaking figures. However, there are signs of a slowdown as volume growth gives [...]

By |2021-11-30T13:55:18+00:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

MRA Research Shortlisted For Its CX Improvement Engine In CMAs

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing: MRA Research, the construction industry research specialist, has been shortlisted for an award at this year’s Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). Always a highlight in the calendar for industry professionals, this year’s CMAs has attracted fierce competition from across the sector. MRA Research is a finalist for [...]

By |2021-10-25T14:48:43+01:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Awards, MRA Marketing|

BMBI Reports Continued Strong Year-On-Year Growth

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest report from the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reveals that builders’ merchants’ August value sales were 23.0% higher year on year, with Timber & Joinery products once again topping the list of best-performing categories (+51.5%). Helped by one more trading day this year, eleven [...]

By |2021-10-20T11:49:41+01:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: business, economy, MRA Marketing|

MRA Marketing Shortlisted For 4 Construction Marketing Awards

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing: Full-service agency MRA Marketing has been shortlisted for awards in four different categories at this year’s Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). Despite industry supply problems, high demand and COVID-19 constraints, the prestigious awards have again attracted the best and brightest from across the sector. Winner of 20 [...]

By |2021-10-15T16:54:19+01:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Timber & Joinery Fuels Strong Builders’ Merchant Growth In July

This is a sponsored article by BMBI: The latest report from the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reveals that builders’ merchants’ July sales were 14.5% higher year-on-year, with two fewer trading days. Average daily sales in July were up 25.5%. Total merchants value sales were helped by Timber & Joinery Products (+42.4%) recording its [...]

By |2021-09-20T15:25:28+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Bostik Is New BMBI Expert For Adhesives & Sealants

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI and MRA Marketing: Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets, joined the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) Expert Panel in August. Marketing Director Mathew Whitehouse speaks for the adhesives & sealant market. With annual sales of €2 billion, Bostik is one [...]

By |2021-09-01T23:25:32+01:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Record June Delivers Record Breaking Sales For Merchants In Q2

This is a sponsored article from BMBI: Record-breaking value sales in June helped Britain’s Builders’ Merchants hit their best-ever quarter since the BMBI began in July 2014, with Q2 total value sales up 24.1% on Q1 2021 on two fewer trading days. Ten out of the 12 product categories sold more over the period. [...]

By |2021-08-31T21:54:53+01:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Builders’ Merchants’ Sales Up Year-On-Year As Industry Continues Growth Trajectory

This is a sponsored article by Builders Merchants Building Index: The latest figures from the Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) reveal that year-on-year sales through UK builders’ merchants are on an upward trajectory, as the industry continues to meet sustained high demand for building products. Total Merchants value sales were up 79.6% in May [...]

By |2021-07-26T21:09:22+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Builders’ Merchants’ Sales Momentum Continues

This is a sponsored article by BMBI: Figures released in the BMF’s Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) confirm that sales through UK builders’ merchants remained strong in April, following record-breaking results in March. Although total merchants sales in April were -0.9% lower than the previous month, this must be viewed in the context of [...]

By |2021-06-21T22:35:27+01:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Extraordinary, Synchronised Recovery For Builders’ Merchants’ Sales

This is a sponsored article by BMBI: Britain’s Builders’ Merchants continued to report strong growth in Q1 2021, with total value sales up 8.6% compared to the previous quarter and 15.1% up on Q1 2020. Removing the effects of Covid, results are still positive, with merchants reporting an increase of 6.0% on Q1 2019. [...]

By |2021-05-27T23:21:05+01:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Builders’ Merchants’ February Sales Increase As RMI Activity Rises

This is a sponsored article by BMBI: Value sales by Britain’s Builders’ Merchants increased by a further 2.3% in February compared with February 2020, according to the latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) report. Despite the total increase, only three categories reported sales growth. The increase was largely driven by the Timber & Joinery [...]

By |2021-04-22T17:15:33+01:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Builders’ Merchants’ Sales Resilient In Third Lockdown

This is a sponsored article by The BMBI: The latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) report shows that value sales in January by Britain’s builders’ merchants were 3.7% lower than in January 2020, as the country went into lockdown for the third time. However, there was a two-day difference in trading days, and on [...]

By |2021-03-24T09:58:37+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: MRA Marketing|

BMBI Wins Best Use Of Research & Insight Award At The CMAs

This is a sponsored article by BMBI: The Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI), a joint enterprise between GfK, the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and MRA Marketing, has won the ‘Best Use of Research & Insight’ award at this year’s Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). A finalist in no fewer than four CMA categories in the [...]

By |2020-11-30T09:57:38+00:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: MRA Marketing|

MRA Shortlisted For 15 Construction Marketing Awards

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing: Full-service agency MRA Marketing has been shortlisted for 15 awards across 10 categories in this year’s prestigious Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs). In spite of tough market conditions, the awards programme proved itself indispensable and attracted a large number of entries from across the construction industry. MRA [...]

By |2020-10-23T15:40:51+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: MRA Marketing|
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