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Generation rent, share, Internet, etc.

"Europe is changing" was the editorial title in the last edition of DIY International. We discussed how dramatically the retail landscape is currently...View comment...
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Floor, wood, ceiling - EPLF

Inconsistent laminate market

The sales revenues of the European laminate manufacturers rose once again in 2015. However, their association EPLF spoke about a differentiated regional... View article...
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Home Depot and Lowe's

What unifies and ­divides the giants

Home Depot and Lowe’s, the world’s largest home center chains, forged new sales highs in 2015, but they got there in somewhat different ways ... View article...
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Home Depoz: Menear and Decker on stage

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, has announced that Craig Menear, chairman, CEO and president, and Ted Decker, View news...

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Agreement for additional sites

Following the announcement of the Home Investment Consortium Company Pty Ltd.'s ("Home Consortium") agreement with Woolworths Limited to View news...

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Generation Y tops the online shopping league

Generation Y tops the online shopping league

The so-called "Generation Y" of people born between 1980 und 1999 (also termed "millennials") buy the most DIY products online View news...

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A.T. Kearney: "Aim to score in the niche", Part II

Consultants at A.T. Kearney recommend that DIY store operators distinguish their online offer from Amazon's more transaction-orientated style using View news...

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A.T. Kearney: "Aim to score in the niche"

"The German do-it-yourself market has been declining for years. But online trade still offers major opportunities for growth. We are confident View news...

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Lowe's gains solid results

Lowe's Companies, Inc. reported net earnings of USD 1.2 bn. for the quarter ending 29 July 2016, a 3.7 per cent increase over the same period a year View news...

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Kingfisher is growing thanks to UK and Poland

The British chain of DIY stores, Kingfisher, made sales of 3.026 bn. British pounds in the second quarter of the financial year 2016. This is an View news...

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After Brexit: Retailers will source more from the UK

The origin of the products on British shelves could change as retailers adjust their supply chains following the UK's vote to leave the EU, finds new View news...

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The effects oft the Brexit

Great Britain has decided to leave the European Union. Will there be any negative effects on the DIY and garden industry? Yes, in particular for...

 

Dähne Statistics DIY Europe 2016

New edition 2016! This brochure provides a competent overview of the situation in the DIY sector in 28 European countries.

The development of store location numbers and sales areas for each sales division are analysed in the respective countries as of 31.12.2015.

The analyses are complemented with general economic data, an overview of the operators' store locations abroad as well as the sales charts of the Top Ten in Europe.

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4th Global DIY Summit 2016

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Destination: The World

The Global DIY Summit in Stockholm 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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The Japanese DIY market from 1990 to 2015


In their latest statistics, the Japan DIY Industry Association recorded 4 640 DIY stores at the end of 2015, 1.3 per cent more than in the pre View article...

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Tesa, Tesa Smart Mounting System
Tesa, Smart Mounting System
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Tesa

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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Japan - trade fairs

The industry meets twice a year

The Japanese manufacturers and retailers from the DIY and garden industry have the luxury of two trade fairs to choose from, where they can inform themselves about new market developments and exchange ideas View article...

Events

International Hardware Fair 2016, DIY Boulevard, Hall 5.1
International Hardware Fair 2016, rush at the trade fair entrance

International Hardware Fair

Crowded aisles

The International Hardware Fair 2016 in Cologne surprised with a good atmosphere even though visitor numbers were “just” constant View article...

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Home Depot increases sales by 6.6 per cent

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, yesterday reported sales of $26.5 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2016, a View news...

Clas Ohlson sales decreased in July

Sales of the Swedish company Clas Ohlson decreased by one per cent in July to MSEK 635 (641). In local currencies, sales increased by one per cent. View news...

Byggmax opens in Eurostop Arlandastad

Byggmax opened a new store in Eurostop Arlandastad yesterday morning. Byggmax continues to grow and now operates a total of 81 stores in Sweden. The View news...

Hagebau specialist trade introduces own e-commerce division

Hagebau's specialist trade is creating a new e-commerce division. It is headed by Oliver Arp (38), who, as department manager, already developed and View news...

Hagebau stores gain a sales increase of three per cent

Hagebau stores in Germany and Austria gained a net sales turnover of € 1.12 bn. in the first half of the year. With this, the sales turnover of all View news...

Kohnan grows by nearly two per cent

Sales by the Japanese DIY store operator Kohnan came to JPY 79.4 bn in the first quarter, an increase of 1.9 per cent compared with the same period View news...

Woodies DIY reports strong half-year growth

The Irish Grafton Group has reported an increase in sales of  6,4 per cent (in constant currency) for its retailing business. The increase of View news...

Wickes and Toolstation grow by more than ten per cent

The consumer division of the UK's Travis Perkins Group, which operates the Wickes DIY chain and small-format Toolstation distribution channel, View news...

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