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Old Jul 31st 2010, 8:54 am
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is coming soon see http://www.screwfixdirect.com.au/store/home.

Register your interest at http://screwfixdirect.com.au/

Bunnings etc will have some competition....
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Old Jul 31st 2010, 9:06 am
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Originally Posted by n_n_d View Post
is coming soon see http://www.screwfixdirect.com.au/store/home.

Register your interest at http://screwfixdirect.com.au/

Bunnings etc will have some competition....
Excellent! I like screwfix.
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is coming soon see http://www.screwfixdirect.com.au/store/home.

Register your interest at http://screwfixdirect.com.au/

Bunnings etc will have some competition....
Fantastic news!

Screwfix is one of the few things I miss about the UK.
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I wonder if they'll have actual shops as well, so you can fix your toilet on a Sunday if need be!
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Old Jul 31st 2010, 11:02 am
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I wonder if they'll have actual shops as well, so you can fix your toilet on a Sunday if need be!
Not sure they will be much help for your Sunday toilet, try bunnings
Screw fix direct: Our wearhouses are located in Taree NSW and all of our pickups can be made from that location.
 
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Not sure they will be much help for your Sunday toilet, try bunnings

Indeed! A bit outa the way.
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Be good news if they're as good as the UK one.
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Default Re: Screwfix in Australia

A few things i find odd about the sites
  • The site doesn't look very professional & unfinished. Allot of big companies would not upload an unfinished website
  • The Copyright date is 2008.
  • The website domain name isnt registered to a company but to an individual.
  • The site was last edited in 2008
  • The site was designed by a small marketing firm. Normally large companies that have a big online presence have a dedicated web development team
  • The lack of an official logo

To be honest i dont think its the real deal
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Cool.

All we need now is for scotch eggs to appear in regular supermarkets and everything will be complete.
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Old Aug 1st 2010, 12:48 am
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Default Re: Screwfix in Australia

Originally Posted by JetBlast View Post
A few things i find odd about the sites
  • The site doesn't look very professional & unfinished. Allot of big companies would not upload an unfinished website
  • The Copyright date is 2008.
  • The website domain name isnt registered to a company but to an individual.
  • The site was last edited in 2008
  • The site was designed by a small marketing firm. Normally large companies that have a big online presence have a dedicated web development team
  • The lack of an official logo

To be honest i dont think its the real deal
Neither do I. Mainly because they only sell screws! Screwfix UK sells everything.
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Neither do I. Mainly because they only sell screws! Screwfix UK sells everything.
In the UK Screwfix started off like that and then expanded.
Hopefully it is the same company.
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Old Aug 1st 2010, 4:46 am
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Originally Posted by n_n_d View Post
In the UK Screwfix started off like that and then expanded.
Hopefully it is the same company.
Screwfix is Australia's largest direct and online supplier of trade accessories and hardware products. With over 15 years experience in online selling.

Taken together with the comments above.. it does seem odd that 15 years of online selling, produces that.
 
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Default Re: Screwfix in Australia

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is coming soon see http://www.screwfixdirect.com.au/store/home.

Register your interest at http://screwfixdirect.com.au/

Bunnings etc will have some competition....
Not the same company. The company above is Screwfix Direct Australia and is not affiliated with the UK Screwfix.
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Old Aug 1st 2010, 5:36 am
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Not the same company. The company above is Screwfix Direct Australia and is not affiliated with the UK Screwfix.
Can you be certain ?
(I do tend to 'think' you are correct though)
 
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Can you be certain ?
(I do tend to 'think' you are correct though)
It was established 15 years ago as a wholesaler to the construction industry.
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