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Rainer Strnad

Goodbye, hello

I have been commenting here on events in the international home improvement industry for the last eleven years. My predecessors had been doing this since...View comment...
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Ace Hardware's online-offline buying experience recognised

Ace Hardware is cited in the "Omnichannel Customer Service Digital Maturity Index" of market research company Incisiv as one of 16 View news...

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DIY continues to be the preferred hobby of the French, according to FMB.

Home improvement stores in France end 2021 with sales up by 11.6 per cent

Sales in French home improvement stores last year rose by 11.61 per cent compared with 2020, and increased by 16.9 per cent by comparison with 2019. View news...

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Christoph Theler, former CEO of Coop Bau + Hobby, is now CEO of Bauhaus in Switzerland.

Christoph Theler is new CEO at Bauhaus Switzerland

Christoph Theler is now CEO of Bauhaus Fachcentren AG in Switzerland. He is known in the Swiss DIY sector primarily for his role at Coop Bau + Hobby View news...

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Malaysian chain Mr. DIY expects to open its first store in Europe in Talavera de la Reina, roughly 130 km west of the Spanish capital Madrid. Picture: LinkedIn/Mr. DIY

Mr. DIY to open in Spain at the end of January

Malaysian chain Mr. DIY expects to open its first store in Spain, and thus its first in Europe, at the end of January. The store is located in a View news...

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Light + Building Autumn Edition will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 2 to 6 October 2022.

Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022 in October

Messe Frankfurt postpones Light + Building, the world's leading trade fair for light and building technology, to autumn 2022. Last December, View news...

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Professional customers are an important target group of Home Depot.

Home Depot introduces new credit options for pro customers

Home Depot is enhancing its commercial credit offerings for professional customers and their businesses. The retailer introduced The Pro Xtra Credit View news...

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The 34. DIY, Pro and Garden took place in 2019.

DIY, Pro & Garden postponed until September

The 35th edition of the DIY, Pro & Garden trade fair in Belgian Kortrijk has been postponed once again. The new date is 5 and 6 September 2022. View news...

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Christian Parra joined Do it Best in 2002.

Do it Best names new director of international sales

The US American cooperative Do it Best has named Christian Parra as new director of international sales. Parra, who most recently served as the View news...

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Malaysian retail chain, Mr. DIY, 830 stores. Photo: Melvin Jong
Average sales area, 930 m². Photo: Melvin Jong

Mr. DIY

Mall, small, standalone

Reacting on shifting consumer behaviour, Malaysian home improvement retail market leader Mr. DIY is adjusting its store format strategy. Standalone stores and the new Express format are becoming increasingly important View article...

Suppliers

Poland, Fair Packaging, floor underlays
The author: Jakub Prętki, Senior Sales Manager at Fair Packaging, Pniewy, Poland

Eastern Europe - Poland

Guide book

The Polish supplier Fair Packaging presents a comprehensive customer decision support system during the purchase of floor underlays at Obi View article...

Regional report

Sodimac, Latin America
Falabella home improvement division, Source Falabella

Latin America - Sodimac

An opportunity to think about the future

Due to the pandemic, the home has acquired new importance, a trend that will continue, expects the management at Sodimac, the home improvement market leader in Latin America, asked by DIY International. The company has pressed ahead with its digital transformation while simultaneously working on making their stores inspiring places View article...

Events

Consumer Goods Digital Day, transmission over Internet
Consumer Goods Digital Day, keynote speaker Sanjay Sauldie
Consumer Goods Digital Day, Julia Uherek and Philipp Ferger (r.) from Messe Frankfurt

Consumer Goods Digital Day

Consumers’ trends and retailer’s strategies

As trade fairs were not able to take place in this first half of the year 2020 either, Messe Frankfurt organised the Consumer Goods Digital Day. Participants from almost 100 countries tuned in View article...