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Rainer Strnad

DIY stores for Future

Improving people's homes: that is the claim of the home improvement industry. In the year 2020, year one after the global breakthrough of the Fridays for...View comment...
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Wall design - Meffert AG Farbwerke

Following German standards

Paints, plasters, varnishes and more: the manufacturer Meffert AG Farbwerke is a family-run company with short decision-making routes ... View article...
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More services for customers in Taiwan

Besides its trading business, the Test Rite Group operates the leading Taiwanese home improvement retail chain. It is currently focusing on the topic of... View article...
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Currently, three large-format Bricor stores remain open following the closure of two stores in 2019.

Spanish Bricor stores gradually disappearing

The Spanish home improvement chain Bricor is gradually disappearing from view. The press release covering the 2019 financial year of parent group El View news...

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Jean-Luc Guéry is the new president of Inoha.

French manufacturers’ association Inoha has a new president

Inoha, the French manufacturers' association, has a new president. Jean-Luc Guéry (59) was chosen by the executive board to succeed Jean-Eric Riche, View news...

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“Spoga+Gafa 2020 will still be large, but it will have an entirely European complexion": Stefan Lohrberg from Koelnmesse.

Koelnmesse: “We are taking the concerns of the exhibitors seriously”

The retail trade and specifically the international DIY sector continue to show keen interest in the plan for Spoga+Gafa 2020 to go ahead as planned View news...

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In the eight countries outside Germany in which Hornbach is active, the DIY store chain increased its sales by 12.7 per cent to EUR 683.7 mio.

Hornbach: plus 24 per cent at home, 13 per cent abroad

The German Hornbach group has started financial year 2020/21 with a significant increase in sales and profit. In its quarterly report, the company View news...

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Kingfisher wants to develop more compact stores

The British DIY retail group Kingfisher wants to increasingly test new store concepts in future. "We will develop more compact stores, View news...

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Change rates of turnover and volume in France. Source: FMB/Banque de France

25 per cent plus for French DIY stores in May

In May, DIY stores in France made an enormous jump in sales in France, even though stores only gradually opened again from 11 May. Sales went up by View news...

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Kingfisher has reversed its decision from November 2018 to leave Spain and Portugal.

Kingfisher now to remain in Spain and Portugal

Kingfisher has reversed its decision from November 2018 to leave Spain and Portugal. The full year results of financial year 2019/2020 state: View news...

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The Netherlands: almost 30 per cent up in March

Sales by the Dutch DIY stores rose in March by 29.3 per cent compared to the same month last year. That is according to the trade journal Mix Vakblad View news...

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Regional report

French DIY Market, FMB, Inoha
French DIY Market, Change rates, FMB, Inoha
French DIY Market, Market shares, FMB, Inoha
French DIY Market, Distribution, Sales channels, FMB, Inoha
French DIY Market, Sales areas, turnover, FMB, Inoha
French DIY Market, Sales per square metre, FMB, Inoha
French DIY Market, Development product groups, FMB, Inoha

France - French DIY market

Thankful for small mercies

The latest figures for the French DIY market as a whole reveal growth of 0.4 per cent, but sales in DIY stores are down 0.3 per cent. The sector regards this as a sign of its resilience, however View article...

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CIHS, Shanghai

CIHS

Changing conditions

The CIHS is adapting to the developments in the political arena and the economic dynamics on the hardware market View article...