CMO’s further expansion into the bathrooms and plumbing market will complement the company’s already broad portfolio of online ‘superstores’.

In further evidence of its successful growth and expansion strategy, online building products merchant CMO Group PLC has increased the breadth of its portfolio with the acquisition of

CMO’s growth and acquisition strategy supports its ambition to be able to supply every building product needed by the homeowner or tradesperson to build and fit out a home, and this latest acquisition provides an entry into the UK’s sanitaryware market, and perfectly complements CMO’s acquisition of specialist online plumbers’ merchant, JTM Plumbing, which completed in October 2021.

Preston-based was founded in 2010 and operates an online-only model, offering a range comprising 320 SKUs including bathrooms vanity units, bathroom cabinets, wall hung basins, bathrooms mirrors and other accessories such as taps and waste sets.

Together with JTM Plumbing, the business will, in time, be marketed under the brand

Dean Murray, CEO of CMO, said: “Our strategic goal is to provide our customers with everything they need to build or maintain a home, through a simple, convenient and supported shopping experience. Our acquisition announcement of more than fits that model, taking our plumbing vertical into a new product area.

“Clickbasin and JTM Plumbing will combine to form the soon to be launched, providing a platform on which to further penetrate the £800 million online plumbing and heating market and use the power of our business model to provide leading choice and value to our customers.”

CMO’s further expansion into the bathrooms and plumbing market will complement the company’s already broad portfolio of online ‘superstores’ selling roofing, windows, doors, insulation, drainage, and tiles, and take the company’s overall offering to more than 100,000 products.

Popular with both DIY customers and professional tradespeople alike, the websites showcase the company’s extensive product catalogue and offer a wealth of technical help and guidance along with full support from an experienced team of customer service advisors. 

The acquisition follows another successful year for CMO Group PLC, which recently announced its results for the year ending 2021, showing revenue up by 46% to £76.3 million and adjusted EBITDA up by 42% to £3.7 million, year-on-year.

CMO has also expanded its market share by 11%, as sales continue to increase across all of the company’s eight online superstores which include Door Superstore, Roofing Superstore, Drainage Superstore, Insulation Superstore and CMO Trade.