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Rainer Strnad

Global or regional?

We live in a globalised world. The fact that this statement has become a time-worn cliché doesn't make it any less true. If evidence is required, take...View comment...
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Smart home and garden - Spoga+Gafa

Part of a megatrend

Smart gardening, with its special exhibition area, is one of the main focusses of this year’s Spoga+Gafa. The organisers provide some background information ... View article...
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Romania

New ranking in Romania

2016 was a year of consolidation and growth for the Romanian DIY retail, a year which confirmed Dedeman as market leader and saw Leroy Merlin take on second... View article...

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Bisk, Poland

Also open for experiments

The Polish company Bisk has been present on the global market for bathroom accessories for 35 years. Tradition forms stand alongside product lines in View article...

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HDM, Moers and Möckern

New set up

HDM re-established itself last year and has put new future-safe structures into place

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Manuel Valsera, WM Sales Support

Field service in the whole of Europe

And much more: WM Sales Support does not only provide classic shelf maintenance, it also supports medium-sized companies in both their domestic and View article...

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Wirquin, Easy Clic

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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Romania, Dedeman, market leader
Romania, Mathaus, Arabesque’s retail outlet chain
Romania, Sales of DIY retailers

Romania

New ranking in Romania

2016 was a year of consolidation and growth for the Romanian DIY retail, a year which confirmed Dedeman as market leader and saw Leroy Merlin take on second place View article...

Suppliers

Bisk, Poland
Bisk, Bergen collection
Bisk, Red Dot Design Award

Bisk

Also open for experiments

The Polish company Bisk has been present on the global market for bathroom accessories for 35 years. Tradition forms stand alongside product lines in modern design View article...

Regional report

Christian Raisson (left) and Philippe de Chanville, the founders of online marketplace
The online marketplace Mano Mano

France

Very European French

The online marketplace Mano Mano is expanding from France to its neighbouring countries. Is it what they have been waiting for? A conversation with the co-founder Christian Raisson View article...

Events

National Hardware Show, New Product section

National Hardware Show

Emerging growth categories

The National Hardware Show in Las Vegas will offer around 2 800 exhibitors a forum. It also features an educational programme once again View article...