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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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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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Easy is Cencosud's home improvement retail channel in Chile.

Cencosud growing and fighting inflation in Argentina

The Chilean retail group Cencosud recorded sales amounting to CLP 1 130 bn (EUR 1.226 bn) by its home improvement division in 2019. Although that View news...

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Romanian market leader keeps its stores open so far.

Romania: Dedeman, Hornbach, Brico Dépôt still open

In Romania, a number of large DIY chains continue to open, while other retailers have temporarily closed their stores. The stores of Dedeman, Brico View news...

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Igor Kolynin is marketing director at builders' merchant Petrovich.

Russian DIY retailers opt for distance selling

Home improvement chains in Russia are attempting to switch their customers increasingly to low-contact or contactless advice and shopping options View news...

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Edra/Ghin: essential role of home improvement stores

The international DIY retailers' umbrella association Edra/Ghin is appealing to governments worldwideto declare DIY stores to be indispensable retail View news...

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The drop of sales Taiwanese home improvement stores see have not been as significant as originally anticipated.

Taiwan’s DIY retailers not as hard hit as they feared

Retailers in Taiwan have not so far been as adversely affected by the coronavirus crisis as those in many other countries. This is true in particular View news...

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The German DIY stores habe installes restriction measures, for example reducing the number of customers in stores and ensuring social distancing.

DIY stores open in most regions of Germany

In Germany, DIY stores and garden centres are still open in most of the 16 federal states. However, three state governments have banned the opening View news...

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Special section on Covid-19 at DIYinternational.com

There's now a special section at DIYinternational.com devoted to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the home improvement and garden sector. View news...

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Kingfisher's B&Q stores lost sales in the last financial year.

Kingfisher only publishes unaudited figures

On account of the coronavirus situation, Kingfisher has put back the publication of its sales figures scheduled for yesterday, 24 March 2020, by two View news...

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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 renovation – and the education of future customers View article...

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Meffert, headquarters, Bad Kreuznach

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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Bricomag, Table Ronde Bricolage, chairwoman
Bricomag, Table Ronde Bricolage, 10th anniversary, Reinhard Wolff, Marie-José Nicol

France - Table Ronde Bricolage

The hour of proximity

For ten years, the French trade journal Bricomag has been inviting traders, manufacturers and service providers to the Table Ronde Bricolage. Open and opposing exchanges are valued at this round table in the industry. An important topic this year were the new small store concepts View article...

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Spoga+Gafa, Stefan Lohrberg
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Spoga+Gafa

A companion through the greenery

Trade fairs need to expand the way they see themselves, says Stefan Lohrberg, who is responsible for the Spoga+Gafa at Koelnmesse. The latest edition of the world’s leading trade fair for the green industry proves that he’s not entirely wrong about that View article...