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Grafton Group chief executive Gavin Slark. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted trading at Grafton Group’s operations in Ireland and Britain as restrictions on businesses saw vol(...)

Gavin Stark: Grafton Group chief executive  voluntarily took a 20 per cent pay cut. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Woodie’s owner Grafton Group said its top executives would take a temporary pay cut and suspend bonus schemes for the year as the company faces the im(...)

Grafton Group’s Gavin Slark said 2019 was “a year of significant strategic progress”. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Revenue at Grafton Group rose in 2019, with the Irish merchanting business putting in a strong trading performance as the year ended. But Brexit conti(...)

Grafton chief executive Gavin Slark said the company was pleased with its progress in the face of UK uncertainty. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shares in Grafton Group surged more than 10 per cent on Friday after the builders’ merchanting group’s operating profit of £98.1 million (€108 million(...)

Grafton Group chief executive Gavin Slark. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Heiton Buckley owner Grafton Group saw “softer than anticipated” market conditions in the UK in the first half of this year with revenue across the gr(...)

Grafton Group chief executive Gavin Slark. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Woodies DIY owner Grafton may do further deals in the Netherlands following its €131 million purchase of Polvo there last month, according to the Iris(...)

The company’s Irish subsidiary, Woodie’s, has 35 branches nationwide offering a range of DIY products.

Revenue at Irish-headquartered building materials company Grafton Group grew by 8.7 per cent last year, it said in a trading update on Friday. The co(...)

Grafton’s total revenue in the four months to the end of October rose 10.2 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Building materials group Grafton said like-for-like revenue rose 5.5 per cent in the four months to the end of October 2018, with the Irish merchantin(...)

Gavin Slark chief executive of GraftonGroup. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The hot weather has led to booming business for builders merchanting and DIY group Grafton, with revenue up 8 per cent in the first half of the year. (...)

Woodie’s DIY owner, Grafton Group, said its retail business experienced a strong start to the year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Grafton Group, the owner of DIY chain Woodie’s, suffered from weak trading in March due to adverse weather conditions and unseasonably low temperature(...)

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