George Lines

Who they are George Lines is a specialist merchant supplying groundworks & civil engineering products and landscape materials.    They have branches in Heathrow and Aylesbury that specialise in granite kerb, granite setts and natural stone paving.  Our partnership George Lines went live with the eCommonSense website solution in August 2019. They join their sister company, …

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Kellaway Building Supplies

Who they are Founded in 1982, Kellaway Building Supplies have grown to become the largest, family-run independent builders’ merchant in their home city of Bristol. The company, which prides itself in providing award-winning service that puts its customers, employees and community at the heart of everything they do, now has 16 branches around the South-West …

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Website in time for staycation

Independent merchant Haldane Fisher has launched its first e-Commerce platform in time for a predicted house improvement surge as many opt to stay at home during the holiday period. The platform, built by the award-winning eCommonSense, will initially be for Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland customers only. Later this year, they will be going …

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Record online sales for merchant

Irish merchant TJ O’Mahony saw record sales of £100k in the first three days after launch of a new eCommerce platform. Server capacity had to be boosted hourly to cope with the unforeseen demand.

BPS finds positives in corona crisis

Builders’ merchants are having to fundamentally change their business model in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. One independent merchant talks about the lessons that they learned and the changes they made.

Fastest-ever website build to save sales

The fastest ever eCommerce website implementation is being delivered by eCommonSense for JK Timber, a small merchant, fighting back against the sales impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Who they are BPS are an independent builders’ merchants. Established in 1934, BPS have been run by the Dibble family for over 50 years taking them from a traditional builders’ merchants to a one stop shop for developing your home; perfect for trade, DIYers and those just finishing that never-ending ‘odd job’. Our partnership BPS signed up …

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Expert for web and product data

As an award-winning website entrepreneur, Andy has become one of the most authoritative digital commentators for the construction materials distribution industry