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Author: Richard Gyde Created: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Observations about Mila Hardware and our industry

Last Friday evening was the official End of Ride event for the Hope 66 charity bike ride when all the riders and support crew met up again at a hotel near to the Hope House children’s hospice in Oswestry to celebrate what we had achieved and relive some of the best – and worst - moments.

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It was pizza all round at our Daventry HQ last week to mark our best daily sales turnover in the past five years.

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Jet lag permitting, today is my first full day back in the office after my epic Route 66 charity cycle challenge.

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This Friday, 9 August, Dave Horton, our Key Accounts Manager, celebrates 30 years with Mila...

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After so long spent searching out any green shoots of recovery, over the past couple of weeks it seems we’re now being inundated with good news.

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That’s the question I’ve been asking myself this week when I’ve seen competitors quoting OTIF figures which bear no resemblance to ours.

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As I start to write this blog, I realise that it is the second in succession on cycling – you can see where my passion outside of work lies!

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I’ve recently come back from a tough few days in Mallorca – sounds like a contradiction I know - but it was actually supposed to be some hard core training for the GM Fundraising Route 66 cycle ride which is coming up in September. To be honest, the torrential rain and bad weather we experienced meant we had to change lots of our training plans but it left me in no doubt about what lies ahead.

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Well, the dust has now well and truly settled at the end of the FIT show and we can all start to really assess whether the blood, sweat (and at times tears!) that went into the show were worth it.

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We’re really excited about the products we’re launching at the FIT show – so much so, that last week we took some of the trade press editors over to Europe for a special preview of one of them.

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