According to The Guardian, the number of new-build homes in England is at a record high since the economic downturn in 2009. Up 23% on the previous year, the amount of completed homes in England in 2015 reached almost 150,000.
Yet in early January of this year, the UK Government set an even more pressing target of achieving 200,000 completed homes in 2016
There is no getting away from the fact that the building supplies industry is one of the most competitive around. In 2014 alone, the industry contributed £103bn to economic output in the UK. The sheer scale makes it a breeding ground for fierce competition on both a national and international scale and, as in any industry, the SMEs can often find it hard to move up the ladder and compete with the larger companies.
The Builders’ Merchants News, a leading publication in the industry, is also no stranger to the high competition levels. In a
Implementing sales software in the building supplies industry can be a very effective tool for keeping your business manageable and up-to-date. Whether you supply to trade, contractors or retail outlets, sales software can help your sales team to maximize profits and expand your business to even greater heights.
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