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Rainer Strnad

Taking smart home improvement by the horns!

Even though the question, as to whether the DIY and garden centre industry show innovative spirit and capability, has already been asked on numerous occasions:...View comment...
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Lighting and installation - Ledvance

LED pioneer

Ledvance, the former Lamps business division of Osram, sets a clear sign with the largest Osram-branded LED lamp portfolio of all times ... View article...
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True Value

Going global

True Value expands internationally. The company is focused on implementing its strategy, not just within the U.S. domestic market, but also overseas ... View article...

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Gabriel Fuentes Perez, Senior Director of International.

Going global

True Value expands internationally. The company is focused on implementing its strategy, not just within the U.S. domestic market, but also overseas

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Lowe’s LoweBot helps customers

Robots in Silicon Valley

LowBot is the name of the new colleague at eleven stores of the US DIY retailer Lowe’s in the San Francisco Bay area – a robot which is not aimed at View article...

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Bob Vereen

Comparing with others

“How does your store compare with some of the biggest chains in the U. S.?”, is the question author Bob Vereen asks in his report, while breaking View article...

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Alisdair Gray, Director of European Affairs

Challenging for everybody

Since the British vote to leave the EU, the question hanging in the air for the DIY and garden industry is: What will be the consequences?

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Brico­marché

"The customers have changed a lot"

What is the current status of the DIY industry in France? Taking stock of the situation in an interview with Frédéric Sambourg, President of the View article...

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UK DIY market, B&M

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 View article...

The DIY Buyers' Guide is an indispensable aid for assortment management in Home Improvement and DIY stores and specialist stores with do-it-yourself and garden departments.. 

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Garden distribution

Vash Sad, in collaboration with Organizzazione Orlandelli

Vash Sad

More plants for Odessa

In collaboration with the Italian specialists Organizzazione Orlandelli, the operator Vash Sad has opened its fifth garden centre View article...

Garden suppliers

Coop Bau+Hobby store, Volketswil, garden centre
Coop Bau+Hobby store, Volketswil, outdoor area
Premium concept, idea of cooperative partner Dehner
Coop Bau+Hobby store, the Oecoplan private label
Coop Bau+Hobby store, boutique range

Coop Bau+Hobby

A glasshouse of its own

Coop Bau+Hobby has added a free-standing sales greenhouse to its modernised store in Volketswil. Here the Swiss market leader in DIY shows what it can do in the garden sphere too View article...

Regional report

Even market leader Leroy Merlin
Damian Shore, Euromonitor International

Russia

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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CIHS 2016

CIHS

Internet Plus and hardware

China is relying on its own strategy in order to face the challenges of Industry 4.0 – a discussion point at CIHS View article...