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**Corporate site down For maintenance** - Friday, June 16, 2017

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QD Stores opens first new Thingmebobs outlet - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Easter counties-based value retail store operator QD has opened its first new High Street outlet under the Thingmebobs discount brand.

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Willow campaign gets a helping hand from QD Stores - Tuesday, June 3, 2014


A campaign to help a little girl who spends almost all her time attached to a feeding machine has had a helping hand from the Norwich head office of QD Stores.



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Further festive sales increase for value retailer QD Group - Friday, January 10, 2014

UK value retailer QD Commercial Group Holdings has posted increased like-for-like (LFL) sales over the key Christmas period for the fourth consecutive year.

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Lathams Joan Back on the Broads - Tuesday, August 13, 2013


What better than messing about on the water - whatever age?

And last Sunday's ever-popular model boat display at Stalham's Museum of The Broads was a particularly special day for 90 year-old Joan Adams. 



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Bradmore garden centre re-opens after fire all-clear - Wednesday, May 29, 2013


Bradmore Garden Centre  near Nottingham is to re-open for business less than twelve hours after fire broke out at the Pendock Lane site yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.



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QD gets behind cancer charity CD bid to raise £25,000 - Tuesday, May 28, 2013

QD gets behind cancer charity CD bid to raise £25,000

QD Stores Clacton branch manager Maria Jeffrey presents Wendy Gavin (centre) with a cheque for first day sales of her charity CD, 'Heaven is Waiting'. More QD stores are now to sell the single.

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Sunny prospect for local gardeners as popular centre re-opens - Monday, May 27, 2013

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Beverley garden centre celebrates it's 1st anniversary - Sunday, May 26, 2013

Gardening fan, Tony Wright expects to enjoy a tip-top lawn this summer after winning a brand new mower in a competition to celebrate the first birthday of the re-launched Cherry Lane Garden Centre at Tickton.

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Sunny prospect for local gardeners as popular centre re-opens - Saturday, May 25, 2013

It’s finally looking sunnier for the region’s gardeners so the timing could not be better for the re-opening of Tickhill Garden Centre.

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Hats off to QD – retailer tops in cancer charity drive - Tuesday, April 2, 2013

You've seen noses on cars and poppies on cars - next, cars wearing top hats!

A national campaign to raise funds to fight the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under forty gets a welcome boost from East Anglia-based value retail group QD Stores this month..........

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QD Stores gains market town retail sites in discount chain acquisition - Sunday, January 13, 2013

Further to reporting record Christmas trading, UK value retailer QD Stores has expanded its market town High Street presence in the Eastern counties with the acquisition of discount chain, Thingmebobs. 

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QD Stores 2012 Christmas sales up by record 8.19% - Friday, January 11, 2013


UK value retailer QD Stores has reported record Christmas trading with like-for-like sales up by 8.19%.

"While trading is tough all round we are very pleased to have turned in above-average sales figures for December 1st to the 24th with continued growth in both profit and margin,"



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Local business start-up wins national award in just 7 weeks - Thursday, January 10, 2013

The Great Cornard entrepeneur has landed a national award for her fashion business Cranford Crafts just seven weeks after starting up the yarn and wool store concession at Long Melford's Cherry Lane Garden Centre near Sudbury.

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Norfolk retailer sponsors young Wroxham footballers - Wednesday, December 5, 2012

One of Norfolk's best known retail names is the latest county business to get behind top local football club Wroxham FC.

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Hopes high for Late Flowering Show - Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Organisers at the Beverley & District Chrysanthemum Societyhave high hopes for next week's Late Flower & Vegetable Show.

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QD Stores and Morrisons to joint develop Hadleigh site - Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Value retailer QD Stores has accepted an offer from food specialist retailer Morrisons to jointly redevelop QD's Buyright site at Hadleigh, Suffolk. 

Commencing immediately, redevelopment of the site will provide Buyright with a new 20,000 sq ft store as well as its existing wraparound garden centre space.

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QD Customers caught up in Royal Wedding Excitement - Tuesday, May 10, 2011

A royal wedding is always a good excuse for a party and it seems that QD customers are no exception, judging from recent sales.  QD stores across the Home Counties as well as in Yorkshire and Wales all reported massive demand for Union Jack items, as well as royal wedding memorabilia, with a particularly big surge in the last few days leading up to the Big Day on 29th April............................................

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QD Bids a Fond Farewell to Retiring Distribution Manager - Thursday, January 28, 2010

QD Bids a Fond Farewell to Retiring Distribution Manager

Staff at QD's Distribution Centre in Snetterton are bidding a fond farewell to Lee Guise who retires at the end of this week after twenty-three years with the QD Stores Group. "I've enjoyed seeing how the Group has grown in size and status over the years. It's been a very rewarding time of my life and many of my colleagues have become firm friends," Lee said as he prepared his final hand over.

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