About Homebase

Home and garden improvement retailer


Homebase is a leading home improvement retailer selling more than 50,000 products for the home and garden. It has more than 340 stores throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland serving around 64 million customers a year.

Homebase sells products across a broad range of categories and offers installation services alongside more traditional DIY items, and also has a growing internet offering at www.homebase.co.uk. In the 2012 financial year, Homebase sales were £1.5 billion and it employed some 19,000 people across the business.

The Homebase brand is recognized for its high levels of choice, style and customer service.

Homebase is part of Home Retail Group, the UK's leading home and general merchandise retailer.

Homebase uses CoreMedia LiveContext to enrich its IBM WebSphere Commerce online store shopping experience. CoreMedia LiveContext’s incremental, low-risk approach is ideally suited to meet these requirements.