B&Q launches privilege card as grow-your-own sales soar

B&Q has launched its first privilege card as grow-your-own sales rocket.

B&Q is launching its first privilege card in time for the double May bank holiday season. Customers that spend over £50 this bank holiday weekend will receive a B&Q privilege card qualifying them for an additional 10 per cent off everything, every day during May.

Special offers include a B&Q Laguna gas barbecue for £59, a saving of £30.98.
 
Euan Sutherland, CEO of B&Q and Kingfisher UK, said there has been a move towards GIY ("green it yourself") with greenhouses and grow-your-own seeds up 150% and 127% respectively.

Euan Sutherland said: "We're seeing more and more people across the UK improving instead of moving, plus Britons are choosing to enjoy time at home and in their gardens instead of forking out on holidays abroad. Homeowners are increasingly reluctant to splash out so DIY is cool again."


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