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Afraid of Amazon?

Digitalisation - where do we start and end on this subject? A magazine such as this can't offer more than a current snapshot, because activities in all...View comment...
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Smart home and garden - Ledvance

Green living rooms get smart lighting

Under the new brand name Osram Smart+, Ledvance offers a wide assortment of networkable lamps and luminaires. The main focal point for the next season is... View article...
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Statistics Home Improvement Retail Europe

Facts instead of fake news

The Dähne publishing house invests in facts and launches its “Statistics Home Improvement Retail Europe” with a new appearance and even more volume ... View article...
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Rusta operates 87 stores in Sweden, 19 in Norway, and two in Germany.

Rusta expands and rearranges logistics

The Swedish trading company Rusta wants to "increase the expansion rate significantly" in all markets, as CEO Goran Westerberg says. Rusta View news...

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Silvan to open up to ten new stores

The German investment company Aurelius Group, new owner of the Danish DIY store chain Silvan, has plans to expand the DIY chain. According to Silvan View news...

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Coop Norge Handel to be integrated into parent company

Coop Norge Handel AS will merge with its parent company Coop Norge SA during November. The merger implies a consolidation of Coop Norge's core View news...

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Building supplies shopping centre burns to the ground

A large shopping centre in Moscow that specialised in building supplies has burned to the ground. The Sindika shopping centre was on the outer Moscow View news...

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Cashbuild opens first store in Zambia

Cashbuild, southern Africa's leading building materials retailer, has opened a store in Kabwe, Zambia. This is Cashbuild's first store in Zambia and View news...

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The first edition of the new French trade fair BtoB Habitat is to take place in June 2018 in Paris.

New BtoB Habitat trade fair aims for international relevance

The French DIY association of manufacturers Unibal also supports the new French trade fair, which is to take place for the first time in 2018. The View news...

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With 16 stores operated in Romania, Leroy Merlin is the country's market leader.

Leroy Merlin now has a sourcing centre CEE and plans for Bucharest

Leroy Merlin Romania, the second player on the DIY market in that country, announced in a press conference, the strategy for the next few years. The View news...

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Industry conference in Panama City

Accompanying the trade fair Expo F - International trade fair for hardware tools, fasteners & metalworking in Panama City from 24 - 26 October View news...

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5th Global DIY Summit 2017

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ABUS Security solutions – for today and tomorrow

The 5th Global DIY Summit in Berlin was a first class networking event for the international home improvement industry. Here are the portraits of some of the most important companies that exhibited at the International Congress Exhibition.

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New set up

HDM re-established itself last year and has put new future-safe structures into place View article...

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Dedeman, Romania
Arabesque, Romania
Praktiker, Romania
Hornbach, Romania
Brico Dépôt, Romania
Claudiu Ciobanu, Editor coordinator at Brico

CEE countries

DIY retailers gain market share

Foreign and domestic DIY store operators, as yet, lay claim to not quite half of the market in Romania, which has been through a rough period. However, this will change in their favour in the coming year View article...

5th Global DIY Summit 2017

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ABUS Security solutions – for today and tomorrow

As platinum partner of the Global DIY Summit 2017, ABUS has put the presentation of its performance from various perspectives in the spotlight. ABUS's View article...

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Eurobaustoff ends Euro-Mat membership

The German building materials cooperative Eurobaustoff leaves the European purchasing group Euro-Mat. The contract has been terminated to the end of View news...

Continued growth stimulus from abroad for Hornbach

It is evident from the company's half-yearly report that the German DIY store operator Hornbach continues to get its greatest growth stimulus from View news...

Glee is growing and will gain an offshoot in the spring

The British garden trade show Glee will gain another exhibition hall next year. At the NEC in Birmingham, Glee 2018 will occupy halls 6, 7, 8, 19 and View news...

Market leader Dedeman opens its 48th store in Romania

Dedeman, the leader of the Romanian DIY market, opened its 48th outlet today, 27th September. The store in Turda, near Cluj-Napoca, has a retail area View news...

Double-digit growth in the wet room market in the UK

The value of the wet room market in the UK has increased by ten per cent between 2014 and 2016, according to a report by AMA Research. The sector View news...

The DIY Boulevard at the Eisenwarenmesse 2018 is fully booked

After its premiere in 2016, the DIY Boulevard is now entering its second round at the International Hardware Fair Cologne from 4 to 7 March 2018. View news...

Mr. Bricolage closes both of its stores in Uruguay

The French DIY retail group Mr. Bricolage has pulled out of Uruguay again, closing its two stores in the South American country. It has reported one View news...

Mano Mano collects € 60 mio for its expansion

The French online marketplace for DIY and garden products Mano Mano has collected fresh capital to the amount of € 60 mio for its further expansion View news...

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The unique set of data on the global home improvement trade for your successful marketing and sales, as well as field sales activities. Loose-leaf collection incl. folders and database-CD.
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