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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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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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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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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...

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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...

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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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Stockholm storetour: Hornbach

On the eve of the Global DIY Summit, a store tour comprising five locations: three foreign and two Swedish formats in the greater Stockholm area, was View article...

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Alessandro Mezzalira, CEO of Fitt, presented the red hose at last year’s Spoga+Gafa.
Yoyo’s striking red hose is shown to its best advantage in the transparent packaging.

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Yoyo amasses prizes

Three awards for the extendable hose produced by the Italian manufacturer Fitt. One of which is the prestigious Red Dot award View article...

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The crisis and who gains from it

The Russian DIY market is currently characterised by downturns. However, this development isn't the same everywhere. It's not just the big players that recognise further potential View article...

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Stockholm was the place to be

The 4th Global DIY Summit brought together 800 participants in Stockholm, literally from all over the world. The main topic was covered in detail: View article...

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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...

Kesko's sales increased in July

Kesko Group's sales in July 2016 totalled Euro 893.3 million and were up 14.8 per cent. In comparable terms, sales decreased by 6.0 per cent in local 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...

Home Pro closes the first half of the year with almost eleven per cent

A growth in sales income of 10.35 per cent compared to the same period last year of THB 14.62634 bn. is reported by the Thai chain of DIY stores Home View news...

Dähne Verlag regrets to announce the death of its founder

Karl-Heinz Dähne, founder and general partner of Dähne Verlag GmbH, Ettlingen, passed away at the age of 86. Karl-Heinz Dähne succeeded in developing View news...

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