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Europe is changing 

Something is happening in Europe or better still, there's a lot happening. In some parts of the old continent, the DIY retail business is being turned completely...View comment...
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Floor, wall, ceiling - FN Neuhofer

More than just wood

Originally a sawmill, FN Neuhofer Holz started working with other materials a long time ago and actively distributes these in the global markets... View article...
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Leroy Merlin

Three openings in three days

Leroy Merlin, a member of the French Groupe Adeo, opened five new home improvement centres in Brazil in 2015 and now has a first store in the north-west... View article...
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Jem & Fix currently operates 110 branches in Denmark and 36 in Sweden.

Jem & Fix plans up to 25 new openings by 2020

The Danish chain of DIY stores Jem & Fix wants to open around 20 to 25 new stores by the year 2020. A third of the store portfolios are to be View news...

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Leroy Merlin is Russia's market leader. Foto: Symphony Gold

Leroy Merlin wants to enter White Russia in two years

The French chain of DIY stores Leroy Merlin (Groupe Adeo) wants to enter White Russia. Market entry is planned for 2018. This is according to a View news...

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Castorama is the second largest DIY chain in France.

The DIY market in France grew by 0.6 per cent in 2015

The French DIY market increased by 0.6 per cent to € 24.955 bn in 2015. That is according to statistics published by Unibal, the French association View news...

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Most recently Hornbach opened a new location in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.

Hornbach continues to grow abroad in double digits

The German DIY store operator Hornbach has increased its sales in the first quarter (March to May 2016) by 6.4 per cent to € 1.0589 bn. Branches View news...

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Bunnings gets to work following the Homebase takeover

Bunnings has unveiled some key points with regard to how the recently acquired Homebase chain is to be converted to the Bunnings concept. The View news...

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Obi currently has 25 stores in the Russian Federation.

Obi Russia builds on its own land

The German DIY store operator Obi will build two stores by 2017 and later another four outlets on its own land in Russia. To date Obi Russia has View news...

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The B&Q store at Bristol Cribbs Causeway is the first of four pilot stores, in which Kingfisher aims to test a new concept.

Kingfisher opens the first of four concept stores in the group

Kingfisher has opened the first of four concept stores, in which the group aims to test a combination of the best elements of DIY from across the View news...

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Dobbies operates 35 garden centres across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland.

Tesco sells Dobbies Garden Centres to an investor group

The British supermarket chain Tesco is selling its Dobbies Garden Centres business to an investor group led by Midlothian Capital Partners and View news...

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Less stuff

Euromonitor International analyses the changing shape of the home improvement and gardening consumer in Western Europe View article...

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No holes, no dust, no noise

The German brand manufacturer Tesa is currently focusing its marketing activities mainly on its enhanced Smart Mounting System View article...

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Russia

Stagflation batters home and garden retailers

Double-digit inflation combined with a deep recession has made 2015 a year to forget for home and garden specialist retailers in Russia. But at least one foreign retailer is betting on recovery, according to an analysis by Damian Shore of Euromonitor International View article...

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DIFM or DIY? The ratios remain steady in Europe

Roughly a third of European home improvement jobs are so-called DIFM jobs - do-it-for-me. The proportion varies from one country to another, but has View news...

More sales, but also even more stores in Japan

The Japanese DIY industry found its way back to growth in 2015. DIY stores in the country made sales of JPY 3,953 bn, which is 0.69 per cent more View news...

Ten per cent less retail space in 15 years

Catella Research forecasts a drop in sales area in European retail of around ten per cent by 2030. There is currently around 590 mio m² of View news...

Bricorama grows in France and loses in Benelux

With sales of € 166.1 mio in the first quarter of 2016, the French DIY store operator Bricorama has exceeded the corresponding previous year's View news...

Europeans spent more on home improvement

Spending by European private households on home improvement went up by 4.3 per cent last year. In total the Dutch market research company USP View news...

Austria, Ireland and Spain with increases

For the first quarter 2016, Austria achieved a 12.9 per cent increase in sales of home improvement products, compared to the same months last year, View news...

Festive award ceremony for Prof. Klaus Fischer

During yesterday's ceremonial gala evening, Prof. Klaus Fischer received the 4th Global DIY Lifetime Award. The evening event in Stockholm's City View news...

The international home improvement and garden centre industry meets in Stockholm

The 4th Global DIY Summit begins today in the Swedish capital Stockholm with a record number of 800 participants from 51 countries. The heads of View news...

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