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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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Global DIY Summit with new attendance record

The organisers of the 4th Global DIY Summit set a new attendance record for their congress this year. A few weeks before the event on 8 and 9 June, View news...

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Screwfix achieved a double-digit growth in the first quarter.

Screwfix and Poland shine in Kingfisher’s quarterly report

In the first quarter of its financial year 2016/2017 (ending 30 April 2016), Kingfisher has exceeded the corresponding previous year's level by 5.1 View news...

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Home Depot stores in the USA report a like-for-like growth of 7.4 per cent.

Home Depot announces nine per cent growth

Home Depot has completed the first quarter of its financial year 2016/2017 (ending 1 May 2016) with an increase in sales of 9.0 per cent compared to View news...

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Lowe's, the number two in the US American and global DIY trade, achieved a comparable sales growth of 7.3 per cent.

Lowe’s grows by almost eight per cent

Lowe's achieved sales of USD 15.234 bn in the first quarter of its financial year 2016/2017 (ending 29 April 2016), therefore gaining an View news...

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The Queen was received by Klas Balkow, President and CEO of Clas Ohlson. During a shorter ceremony she signed a traditional Dalahorse which will now receive a special place in the store.

Clas Ohlson is now in Germany and has brought along Queen Silvia

Clas Ohlson now has a store in Germany. In Hamburg, the Swedish company has opened a store with a retail space of 1 800 m² on Jungfernstieg, the View news...

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Change of halls improves access routes at Spoga+Gafa 2016

There is to be a change in the hall layout for this year's Spoga+Gafa in Cologne. The move of Spoga Horse Herbst, which is staged in parallel to View news...

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Bauhaus founder Heinz Georg Baus passes away

The German DIY chain Bauhaus is mourning the death of founder Heinz Georg Baus, who has passed away at the age of 82. In 1960 Heinz Georg Baus View news...

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Kesko's sales increased in April

Kesko Group's sales in April 2016 totalled € 810.7 mio and were up 6.1 per cent. In comparable terms, sales increased by 2.5 per cent in local View news...

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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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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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DIY joshi and eco-points

Female customers, ecology, ageing population: Major social trends influence the Japanese home improvement and garden market, according to an analysis by Euromonitor International View article...

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Sales in Hagebau stores up by less than one per cent

Sales in Hagebau stores in Germany and Austria totalled € 441.8 mio in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 0.7 per cent over the same View news...

Lowe's takeover of Rona given the green light

The American DIY chain Lowe's has been given the go-ahead for its takeover of Rona. The company has announced that it has been granted approval under View news...

Clas Ohlson increases sales by four per cent

The Swedish retail company Clas Ohlson increased its revenue by 4 per cent to SEK 7.602 bn for the preceding financial year (May 2015 to April 2016. View news...

The French company expands in Albania and Kosovo

The French DIY retail group Mr. Bricolage is continuing its expansion plans abroad. Currently a market launch in Albania and Kosovo is planned. A View news...

Norwegian company Orkla acquires the British manufacturer L.G. Harris

The Norwegian Orkla Group has acquired L.G. Harris, a leading British manufacturer of painting tools and accessories. Through its Orkla House Care View news...

Japan’s number one DCM aims to acquire Keiyo

The DCM Group, market leader in the Japanese DIY trade, aims to acquire Keiyo, according to various financial information services with reference to View news...

Inaugural edition of Abu Dhabi Hardware Show

The first Abu Dhabi Hardware Show powered by Mitex will take place from 3 to 5 October 2016. The exhibition will span an area of 5 000 m² in the View news...

Focus on Nordic countries to mark the Stockholm congress

With a view to the 4th Global DIY Summit of Edra/Ghin and Fediyma in Stockholm, the trade magazine DIY International contains a detailed country View news...