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Rainer Strnad

The true innovators

In this issue, the regional report that features regularly in DIY International is actually devoted to the USA, and the motherland of self service and hypermarkets...View comment...
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Bathrooms - Houzz

Stylish, s’il vous plaît

The ideas website Houzz asked the French about how they renovate their bathrooms ... View article...
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Groupe Adeo

French all over the world

Peking, Johannesburg, São Paulo: the French Groupe Adeo moves its international expansion course up a gear. And new innovative store formats are now also... View article...
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Currently, Kesko operates 14 home improvement stores under the K-rauta brand in the Moscow and St. Petersburg areas.

12 of 14 K-rauta stores in Russia are sold to Leroy Merlin

Kesko sells its Russian DIY stores to Leroy Merlin. After the Finnish group reported sales negotiations last week, it has now announced their View news...

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The professional sales channel Bricoman also belongs to Groupe Adeo.

Groupe Adeo grows by 14 per cent in 2017

The French Groupe Adeo achieved growth in its gross sales of around 14 per cent to around EUR 21.8 bn in 2017. That is according to an Internet View news...

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103 exhibitors from 20 countries were represented at IPM Dubai in December.

IPM Dubai increases its visitor numbers again

IPM Dubai attracted 4,178 visitors at the beginning of December. This is a growth of almost seven per cent. Among the visitors were in particular View news...

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Garden centres in France increased their sales by 1.6 per cent in 2017.

French garden centres return to growth in 2017

After a poor year in 2016, garden centres in France returned to growth last year, with gross sales on a comparable store area increasing by 1.6 per View news...

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Do-it-yourself share of home improvement increases

In 2017 European consumers opted to do it themselves more often. The proportion of home improvement projects realised as do-it-yourself, rather than View news...

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The USA, bathrooms and all the latest news in DIY International 1/2018

Two major topics form the focus of the latest issue of the trade magazine DIY International, which is out now. One is the extensive country report on View news...

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Kesko runs 14 K-rauta stores in Russia.

Kesko wants to sell its Russian stores to Leroy Merlin

The Finnish Kesko group wants to relinquish its DIY store activities in Russia and is negotiating with the French chain Leroy Merlin on a sale of its View news...

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More than 150 exhibitors and 5 000 visitors are expected to attend Expo F in September 2018 in Panama.

Expo F organises competition to win a trip to Panama

The trade fair Expo F is organising a competition, the ʺDIY Master of Expo Fʺ. The winner will be named on Instagram and will win a trip to visit 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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Groupe Adeo

French all over the world

Peking, Johannesburg, São Paulo: the French Groupe Adeo moves its international expansion course up a gear. And new innovative store formats are now also playing a role View article...

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Fitt

Strengthening the brand

The Italian hose manufacturer Fitt used the Spoga+Gafa to present its new structure, the new concept of itself and its new logo – and of course, the products it has further developed View article...

Regional report

The Top 10 in comparison 2015 and 2016
The Top 10 in Germany 2016
The 10 most active German DIY trading companies 2016

Germany - Statistics

Statistics on the development of DIY stores ­in Germany

(All data from: Dähne Statistics DIY + Garden 2017) View article...

5th Global DIY Summit 2017

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V33 group

V33 group: improved partnership

"After several successful years of Gold sponsorship, we have decided this year to further increase our partnership with the organizers of the Glo View article...

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Dehner embarks on marathon of openings with nine new stores

Dehner is embarking on a real marathon of new store openings this spring. In March and April the German market leader in garden centres will open no View news...

Oh’Green the new kid on the block in Belgium with twelve garden centres

A new player has appeared in the Belgian garden market under the brand Oh'Green. The five garden centres of the Oh! Green chain, four stores of View news...

Leroy Merlin grows in France by seven per cent

In France, Leroy Merlin, market leader of the country's DIY trade, has closed 2017 with sales to the amount of EUR 6.64 bn. That was around 7 per View news...

Kingfisher announces integration plan for Romania

The British Kingfisher group has announced an integration and consolidation plan for its activities in Romania. The plan includes the closure of View news...

UK bathroom market grew by three per cent in 2017

The UK market for bathroom products achieved value growth of around 3 per cent in 2017, UK based AMA Resarch states in its new "Bathroom Market View news...

USA

Home Depot sells Tesla solar roofs

DIY market leader Home Depot now markets products by the electric car manufacturer Tesla. More specifically, these are solar roofs and the Powerwall View news...

Strategic partner of the Home Improvement eRetailer Summit

The Home Improvement eRetailer Summit has entered into a strategic agreement with Bamboo Rose, a product innovation platform that connects the retail View news...

Bunnings makes large losses in UK and disappoints parent company

The takeover of the British Homebase DIY stores is causing the Australian chain Bunnings greater problems than previously admitted. Wesfarmers, the View news...

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