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Rainer Strnad

Do you remember?

Do you remember? There was a time ­once when we didn't talk about seven-day incidence rates, infection rates, mandatory mask-wearing and the matter of...View comment...
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Siam Global consolidated earnings up 30 per cent

The Thailand-based home improvement retail chain Siam Global House Public Company Ltd. disclosed a 30.17 per cent rise in sales for the first half of View news...

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Garden fair Glee moved to June from 2022 onwards

After this year's edition of the garden fair Glee, which takes place in Birmingham from 14 to 16 September, the show will be moved to new dates in View news...

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Dr Andreas Mack is new consumer director at Tesa SE - Source: Tesa

Mack is new consumer director

As of 1 August 2021, the supervisory board of Tesa SE has appointed Dr Andreas Mack as consumer director. The division is being reorganised and Mack View news...

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Source: USP Marketing Consultancy/European Home Improvement Monitor

The environment and labour rights attract DIY customers

With similarly high levels of agreement of around 70 per cent, four aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) play an important role in the View news...

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Wilcon operates nearly 70 stores.

Wilcon financials surge on eased lockdown rules

Wilcon Depot, the Philippines' leading home improvement store chain, reported a surge in its finances in the first half of 2021 after the government View news...

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Valspar is one of the brands offered by Sherwin-Williams.

Sherwin-Williams reports high double-digit plus

The US American group Sherwin-Williams increased sales in its retail division The Americas Group in the second quarter by 22.6 per cent to USD 3.0934 View news...

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HomePro grows, economy in Thailand remains under pressure

The Thai chain HomePro made sales to the amount of THB 16.15431 bn (EUR 416 mio) in the second quarter. This is an increase of 17.89 per cent View news...

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Karl-Heinz Keth is managing director and joint owner of Praktiker Hungary.

Praktiker Hungary increases sales by 12 per cent in 2020

Praktiker Hungary increased its sales in the year 2020 by 12 per cent to HUF 76.23 bn (EUR 212 mio). As in the previous year, the company achieved View news...

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Distribution

In-store vs online shopping, Source: DemandTec/Navigating Current and Future Headwinds
The author: Niranjan Chandrasekaran, DemandTec

DemandTec

A pricing reboot

Niranjan Chandrasekaran from DemandTec explains how machine learning science can recharge retailers’ pricing View article...

Suppliers

Keter, cupboards, shelves, storage solutions
Keter, Curver brand

Keter

Focus on sustainability

Keter, one of the big players in the international plastics industry, has developed a sustainability strategy with ambitious goals, which they intend to have achieved within five years. It also includes the aspect of ethics and society View article...

Regional report

Batavia, new headquarters
Batavia, cordless electric product 
Batavia, Nexxsaw, compact chainsaw
Batavia, affordable and innovative tools

Benelux - The Netherlands

A Dutch brand

The international tool brand Batavia bears its name with pride. It is the historical name of the Netherlands, although "Batavians" were later regarded as rebels. It is an apt comparison, believes managing director Henk van Ommen, who would call them “challengers” today. Here he describes his company View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show, International Metal Technology Taiwan

Taiwan Hardware Show

"The only hardware show worldwide this year"

The Taiwan Hardware Show 2020 took place under the conditions of Covid-19 – but it took place. The face-to-face event was complemented by a matchmaking programme for the international buyers View article...