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Rainer Strnad

Service and return

What do we actually need trade for? Everyone who works in this industry or its environ­ment has probably been asked this question by friends at some time....View comment...
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Bathrooms and plumbing - Wirquin

Worldwide references

French manufacturer Wirquin regards itself as a pioneer in the sanitary equipment field, setting global standards with some of its products... View article...
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UK DIY market

Big bets placed - who will win?

In response to this question, our author Neil Munz-Jones of mdj2 refines the analysis of the UK DIY market that he presented at the Global DIY Summit in... View article...
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Home Pro plans to launch a new store format

The Thai chain of DIY stores Home Pro is planning a new store format and business model. Within this year still, the company wants to open a location View news...

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From 2005 to 2015, the EU garden market grew, on average, by one percent per year.

Stunted growth in the European garden sector

The total volume of the garden market in the European Union amounted to € 88.1 bn in 2015 (at end-consumer prices) and thus grew by one per cent. View news...

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The German capital, Berlin is the venue for the fifth Global DIY-Summit. (Brandenburger Tor/Brandenburg Gate © visitBerlin, photo: Wolfgang Scholvien)

The Global DIY Summit will take a look at the future of home improvement

The motto of the fifth Global DIY-Summit is "End of an era - A glimpse into the future of home improvement". The summit speakers will View news...

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Komeri sales go up again in October and November

The Japanese trading company Komeri made sales of JPY 170.573 bn in the first half of its financial year 2016/2017 (ending 30 September 2016). This View news...

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The IVG is the first garden industry association to join Fediyma.

German Garden Industry Association to become a member of Fediyma

The German Garden Industry Association (Industrieverband Garten - IVG) will become a full member of Fediyma on 1 January 2017. Fediyma is the View news...

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The ranking of the top ten major DIY retailers worldwide is lead by US-based Home Depot.

World market for DIY grew by three per cent in 2015

In 2015, the world market turnover of the DIY and home improvement sector reached € 538 bn, an increase of three per cent compared to last year. View news...

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Lowe's has established the "SmartSpot powered by b8ta” store-within-a-store concept in three pilot stores.

Lowe’s focuses on the smart home concept

Lowe's is stepping up its activities in the smart home product category. The American home improvement chain has established the store-within-a-store View news...

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Cut flowers account for nearly 80 per cent of plant imports into the EU.

Trend towards higher-value plants and flowers comes to an end

504,952 t of plants and flowers to the tune of € 1.68 bn were imported into the European Union in 2015. Increasing by 8.2 per cent compared with the View news...

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4th Global DIY Summit 2016

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Megafloor design+ flooring: Modern, robust and easy

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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UK DIY market

Big bets placed - who will win?

In response to this question, our author Neil Munz-Jones of mdj2 refines the analysis of the UK DIY market that he presented at the Global DIY Summit in Stockholm View article...

Garden suppliers

Gardena, exhibition, anniversary
Sascha Menges, president of Gardena, Werner Kress, company founder
Dr Joachim Bengelsdorf, Dähne Verlag

Passion in turquoise and orange

Passion in turquoise and orange

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the brand, Gardena presents a book on the company history and opens an exhibition View article...

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Nordic countries - Silvan

Danish flexibility

In a market that is hardly growing, the Silvan chain is working on winning more market share. The store format, the competent and proactive personnel and the omni-channel business are all part of the concept View article...

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Taiwan Hardware Show

Taiwan Hardware Show

New buyers’ program

The organisers of the 16th Taiwan Hardware Show want to offer buyers from all over the world an interesting visitors’ program View article...

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Easy increases sales but has a struggle with currency

The Chilean retail group Cencosud saw sales by its DIY store division fall by 15.3 per cent in the third quarter compared with the same period in View news...

Taiwan Hardware Show increases the number of visitors and exhibitors

The Taiwan Hardware Show once again increased the number of exhibitors and visitors in 2016. The three day show, which took place in the middle of View news...

German DIY stores increase their sales by almost two per cent

The DIY store trade in Germany made total gross sales of € 14.09 bn in the first nine months of 2016, thus gaining an increase in sales of 1.9 per View news...

Leroy Merlin puts new logistics centre into operation

The French chain of DIY stores, Leroy Merlin, has opened a new logistics centre with a surface area of 100 000 m² in Moscow, near to Domodedowo View news...

Kingfisher loses in France but gains overall

The British Kingfisher corporation made sales of GBP 2.955 bn in the third quarter of financial year 2016/2017 (ending 31 October). This is reported View news...

Mr. Bricolage parts with all own stores and pushes digital transformation forward

The French franchise group Mr. Bricolage no longer wishes to operate its own stores itself in future. It wants to close 17 unprofitable stores as View news...

True Value expands in Puerto Rico with Hardware Group

Hardware Group in Puerto Rico has joined the US cooperation True Value. Founded in 2011, Hardware Group is an association of 15 member-owners with 23 View news...

Messe Essen and GreenExpo work together in Moscow

Messe Essen, organiser of the international plant fair IPM, enters into a new partnership for its commitment in Russia. In the future the Russian View news...

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