Maplin set to open first trade and business store

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Electronics specialist Maplin is opening its first trade and business counter, named ‘Connect and Protect’, and is aimed specifically at sole traders and small businesses, as part of the company’s business to business plans.

The store will open in Sheffield on Monday October 6, and has created eight new jobs.

Maplin connect protect

The 3000 sq ft store will specialise in CCTV, security and home automation, Maplin says, and offer leasing of products as well as purchasing. Free same day delivery will be available for Sheffield-based orders over £150, and Maplin’s own in-store experts will also be on hand with free advice for traders, including a professional CCTV installer who will be available to discuss businesses requirements and offer technical advice.

Maplin CEO John Cleland said: “Many of Maplin’s customers work in the home improvement, building and electronics trades; therefore this is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the Maplin brand to a wider audience. We’ve employed a new B2B team to really drive this area of the business forward. We’ll be able to offer traders and small businesses specialist equipment, as well as offer expert advice from our knowledgeable ‘Maplineers’.”

The grand opening will take place at 9am on Monday October 6 with 10% off purchases.

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