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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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Mr. Bricolage is planning further expansion in five more African countries.

Mr. Bricolage expands its involvement in Africa

Mr. Bricolage is planning further expansion in Africa. There are to be locations in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Togo with the Yeshi Group as View news...

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In the first three quarters, Clas Ohlson's sales rose by 2 per cent.

Clas Ohlson in plus after nine months

The Swedish retail chain Clas Ohlson has closed the first three quarters of its financial year 2017/2018 (May 2017 to January 2018) with an increase View news...

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Göran Melin has worked for Clas Ohlson for more than seven years.

Clas Ohlson’s CFO Göran Melin is leaving the company

The Chief Financial Officer of Clas Ohlson, Göran Melin, is leaving the company. However he will still be fulfilling his tasks until the end of June. View news...

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At the end of the fourth quarter, Home Depot operated a total of 2 284 retail stores in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

Home Depot breaks the 100 billion dollar mark

Home Depot has broken the 100 billion dollar mark with its annual sales. The global market leader closed financial year 2017/2018 on 28 January with View news...

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Currently 322 stores are operated under the Mr. Bricolage brand.

Mr. Bricolage stores make 4.8 per cent less sales

The French DIY store group Mr. Bricolage made 4.8 per cent less last year than in 2016. That was 1.3 per cent less on a comparable area. Total sales View news...

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Coop Bau + Hobby (in French "Brico + Loisirs") made net sales of CHF 625 mio last year.

Coop Bau + Hobby manages a sales increase again

Coop Bau + Hobby can record an increase in sales again for 2017. The DIY store sales channel of the Swiss trading group Coop made net sales of CHF View news...

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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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5th Global DIY Summit 2017

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Arexons

Almost 80 years of proven experience

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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Batavia

Look back with a smile

Ten years ago, Henk van Ommen founded the Dutch tool provider Batavia. In DIY International he takes stock on its special anniversary View article...

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Germany

Strong DIY stores

Recently, the growth of the DIY store garden centres has been above the entire green market average in Germany. The focus is on strong product groups View article...

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Asia-Pacific Sourcing, Best of China area

Asia-Pacific Sourcing

Hub for global sourcing

This year’s Asia-Pacific Sourcing attracted ten per cent more visitors. The new Best of China special area attracted plenty of interest View article...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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