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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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The Netherlands will be joining the German retail association BHB

The German DIY retail association BHB now has a member from the Netherlands: DGN Retail is joining the industry association for the DACH View news...

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Weber thermometers belong to the most important spare parts at the moment.

Spare parts more popular than ever at Clas Ohlson

Spare parts are becoming an increasingly important product range at Clas Ohlson. During the fiscal year 2016/17, sales of spare parts increased by 17 View news...

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Digitalisation in trade and industry is the main topic of the current issue of DIY International.

Digitalisation, smart home and the Summit in DIY International 3/2017

The current edition of the specialist journal DIY International is out now with a main topic on digitalisation in trade and industry. It includes View news...

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John W. Herbert on the stage of the 5th Global DIY Summit in Berlin. The trade expert has been active in the DIY store industry for almost 35 years.

The German home improvement industry honours John W. Herbert

John W. Herbert, General Secretary of Edra, the European DIY retail association with global network Ghin, is honoured by the German industry's View news...

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Egger goes to South America, buys Masisa plant in Argentina

Egger, the Austrian manufacturer of wood-based materials, has purchased the Concordia plant in Argentina from the Chilean company Masisa. Therefore, View news...

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Stores under the retail brand Byggmax made 4.6 per cent more sales in the second quarter.

Byggmax remains below high performance targets on same sales area

Byggmax has completed its second quarter with a growth in sales of 2.1 per cent to SEK 1.7758 bn. Net sales for comparable stores decreased by 0.3 View news...

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Kesko presents positive half-year figures

Kesko group's building and technical trade fell by 4.5 per cent in June. The sale of K-maatalous agricultural trade on 1 June 2017 is particularly View news...

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Customers ready to pay for experience

Capgemini Consulting presents the results of the study "The Disconnected Customer: What digital customer experience leaders teach us about View news...

Statistics Home Improvement 2017

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Lowe’s, store-within-a-store concept

Lowe’s

Demystifying and simplifying

Lowe’s, in collaboration with b8ta, is testing a store-within-a-store concept for smart home products View article...

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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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France

Growing enthusiasm

Angéline Le Ménach analyses the French market at Euro­monitor International and is convinced that French consumers have embraced DIY View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show 2016
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Taiwan Hardware show

One-stop in Taiwan

Once again, the organisers of the Taiwan Hardware show managed to considerably increase the number of visitors and exhibitors View article...

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Byggmax working on expansion plan for Finland

The Swedish chain Byggmax aims to implement a new growth strategy in Finland. It plans to reorganise its store network and to make it more effective. View news...

Wolseley/Stark sells Silvan to financial investor Aurelius

The Danish DIY chain Silvan has been sold to German investment company Aurelius. It belonged previously to the Stark Group, a subsidiary of the View news...

Hornbach grows at home by 3.6 per cent and abroad by 10.7 per cent

Hornbach's DIY and garden stores increased their sales in the first quarter (1 March to 31 May 2017) by 6.7 per cent to € 1.1303 bn compared to the View news...

Home Depot purchases Compact Power Equipment

Home Depot recently announced a definitive agreement to purchase Compact Power Equipment, Inc., a leading national provider of equipment rental and View news...

Gondert leaves six months earlier - Fifth chief operating officer position created

At the evening event of Hagebau's general meeting in Amsterdam last weekend, he was already no longer present: Heribert Gondert, former speaker of View news...

More than 650 participants arrive at Amsterdam

Hagebau's general meeting took place this year in Amsterdam - with a premiere: for the first time no journalists were allowed entry. However there View news...

Cencosud increases sales with home improvement

The Chilean trade company Cencosud has completed the first quarter with an increase in sales in its business field home improvement retail - mainly View news...

Toom boss and BHB president Riesche to retire in 2018

Detlef Riesche, CEO of the fifth-biggest German DIY chain Toom Baumarkt and chairman of the German DIY retail federation BHB, is to retire in View news...

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