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Hammanskraal Build it ‘win a house’ competition winner announced

For the third year, Hammanskraal Build it have run their ‘win a house’ competition where shoppers get an entry for every purchase of R1000-00 or more. (more…)

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Build it celebrates 30 years of growth

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It is 30 years since the first Build it was established and in May the group celebrated this at their annual convention. On Sunday 24 – 27 May retail owners, management, suppliers and other distinguished guests gathered at The Wild Coast Sun Resort and Casino for Build it’s annual convention, while also celebrating Build it’s […]

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Build it hits 300 mark

Build it, a voluntary trading group of independent retailers in the hardware and building materials industry, has hit the 300 mark in terms of their store numbers!   Boasting market leading growth, the group has grown from strength to strength since its national launch in 2000. In 1984, with a membership of only 20, largely […]

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Pinetown Build it is simply the best!

Pinetown Build it has plenty to celebrate about after they were awarded the prestigious title of National Store of the Year at the 2013 Build it Convention held earlier this year at the Wild Coast Sun Resort and Casino. Owned by Peter and Doreen Freese, this magnificent store boasts a trading area of 5000sqm under […]

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Build it helps rhino orphanage

Build it and SPAR have helped get the newly established Rhino Orphanage off to a great start with a donation of R100 000 worth of building materials at their recent Mystery Golf Tour fundraiser function held at The Wildlife & Cultural Centre at Legend Golf & Safari Resort in Limpopo Province. Build it, a division […]

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Build it launches housebrand cement

Build its’ commitment to changing the future on the way product is delivered to the market broke new ground with the Johannesburg launch of Build it Cement. This breakthrough for the building supply industry comes after years of negotiation by the leading Durban-based hardware group with top stakeholders in the cement industry. At the launch […]

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Build it’s brightest star

“I am humbly honoured by the recognition that has been bestowed upon me by the Build it family. I believe in the Build it brand – and you believe in me!” These were the moving words from Godfrey Hlongwane, owner of a group of Build it stores in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, when he was presented with […]

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Boland Build it turns 5!

When the old Huguenot Hotel in Paarl was demolished five years ago, residents of the area couldn’t have been more pleased. What pleased them even more though was the rise of Boland Build it! In March the building supplies and hardware retailer celebrated its 5th birthday and attributes much of its success to its loyal […]

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Build it Convention Moments

We share some of the exciting moments of last month’s Build it Convention in the Drakensberg.       Winners at the convention                                  

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Supplier of the Year for a 5th consecutive time - Medal Paints

Medal makes it 5-in-a-row

Medal Paints won its 5th consecutive Supplier of the Year Award at the recent Build it Conference. This is a remarkable achievement for the Johannesburg-based paint manufacturer. Watch out for our March issue where we will have all the news and photos from the event.

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Build it kick starts 2011

The Build it Annual Conference starts on Sunday at the entire DIY industry is buzzing with excitement. There are loads to look forward to! Last year, Build it had to make unique arrangements for their Conference due to the Soccer World Cup. In the end it was decided to split the event in Coastal and […]

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Build it has signed the SAPMA lead-free pledge

Build it joins SAPMA

Build It, which operates the largest number of paint retail outlets in South Africa, has pledged its support for the SA Paint Manufacturing Association’s quest to remove all paints containing lead from South Africa stores. The Spar Group subsidiary, which has over 300 independent members nationwide, is SAPMA’s latest important retail recruit, and follows the […]

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