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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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No good figures in second quarter

Kingfisher, Europe's biggest DIY store operator, has reported a decline in sales of 1.9 per cent to GBP 3.148 bn (all figures, including the View news...

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New competition for eBay in Europe

This week Facebook launches its online trading platform Facebook Marketplace in 17 European countries, including Germany. Users of the new online View news...

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Sales up by more than six per cent in the second quarter

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, yesterday reported sales of $28.1 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, a View news...

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Bunnings list continues to grow

Bunnings is slowly working its way through the list of former Homebase stores that it intends to reopen this year under its own name following View news...

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Switzerland seeking to reduce proportion of peat by 2020

Swiss aim to reduce peat in potting compost

Under the direction of the Federal Office for the Environment, representatives of the retail trade, the horticultural sector and compost producers View news...

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Xella disposes of Fels and acquires URSA

Xella disposes of Fels and acquires URSA

Xella International S.A. (Xella) has sold its business unit Fels to an industrial buyer based in Europe. The deal is still awaiting approval from the View news...

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Kyocera acquires US fasteners specialist Senco

The Kyocera Corporation has acquired 100 per cent ownership of Senco Holdings, Inc., the fastening systems manufacturer based in Cincinnati, Ohio. View news...

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Massbuild remains at the previous year’s level in the first half of the year

Massbuild, the home improvement sales channel of the South African trading group Massmart, was not able to increase sales in the first half of the View news...

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Facts instead of fake news

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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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Make it easy

The Norwegian Orkla Group supplies numerous stores in the paintbrush and painting supplies market. The principle for market development is always the same: Clear quality levels make the purchase decision easier and build category value View article...

5th Global DIY Summit 2017

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Storch-Ciret Group

Berlin was the center of the DIY universe

Another successful Summit for the STORCH-CIRET Group has come to an end. Retailers and suppliers from all around the world are connected in one place, View article...

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British tradesmen have the most positive opinion of selling through DIY stores

In a European comparison, German tradesmen most strongly reject the selling of professional brands and products from heating, ventilation and View news...

Toolstation is planning its first branch in France

In this year still, Toolstation intends to open its first four or five physical branches in France. Until now, the British omni-channel retailer from View news...

Travis Perkins reports high sales increases for Wickes and Toolstation

The British chain of DIY stores Wickes and the small format and mail order concept Toolstation have significantly increased their sales in the first View news...

Trade journal diy celebrates its 40th birthday with a great anniversary edition

The trade journal diy is reaching its 40th birthday this year and, in celebration of this, has now been published in a great anniversary edition. It View news...

Kesko is growing with the building and home improvement trade

Net sales for the building and home improvement trade of the Finish Kesko Group for January to June totalled € 1.144 bn. That is an increase of 4.7 View news...

Bosch grows in the garden by eleven per cent to record sales

Bosch Power Tools increased sales in its gardening tools division last year by eleven per cent to € 325 mio; this was 14 per cent more in local View news...

Home Pro experiences slower growth rates

The Thai DIY store operator Home Pro reports much lower growth figures than in the past for the second quarter also. The company reports sales income View news...

British trade show Totally DIY won’t go ahead in 2018

The British trade show Totally DIY will not be staged in 2018.  Organisers Brintex Events (Hemmings Group) announced initially that the fair View news...

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