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Rainer Strnad

Lessons learned from over 30 years

DIY International is celebrating its 30th birthday. Originally established as "DIY in Europe", the magazine has been reporting international DIY...View comment...
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Building and renovation - Euromonitor International

Good news

Weaker construction activity, climbing house prices and an older housing stock create more renovation demand in Europe, says Erika Sirimanne from Euromonitor... View article...
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Climate change

Figures dictated by the weather

Climate change has arrived in the home improvement sector – at least, that’s how the sector figures for last year from Germany, Austria and Switzerland... View article...
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Praktiker Hungary belongs to former country manager Karl-Heinz Keth and the Wallis group which, in 2016, they jointly took over from the German Praktiker group which went bankrupt in 2013.

Praktiker Hungary grows by 20 per cent in 2018

Praktiker Hungary reports record sales for 2018. Returns rose by 19.5 per cent to HUF 57.1 bn (EUR 178 mio). Thus, the company has claimed second View news...

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Nearly three quarters of the Summit's participants rated the congress as “very good” or “excellent”.

Participants rate 7th Global DIY Summit as very good

The majority of participants of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin last week gave the event very good ratings. In the survey, which was carried out View news...

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A total of 19 534 professionals from 72 countries attended the +Industry trade fair.

Industry Tools by Ferroforma in the new trade fair association +Industry

Last week, from 4 to 6 June 2019, the newly founded trade fair association +Industry took place in Bilbao (Spain). It included the also refocused View news...

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In the new “Statistik Baumarkt + Garten D-A-CH 2019”, the statistics experts at the German publishing house Dähne Verlag provide information on the latest developments in the DIY and garden trade in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The latest figures from Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The new "Statistik Baumarkt + Garten D-A-CH 2019" is out now. In it, the statistics experts at the German publishing house Dähne Verlag View news...

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Digital showroom, disaster response and provocative look into the future

With a once again thematically wide-ranging farewell session, the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin came to an end last Friday, 7 June 2019. Neil View news...

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Asia and China were on the agenda of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin at the beginning of the second day.

China and Asia at the start of the second day

The second day of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin started thematically with a focus on Asia and China. In this sense, Andreas Kerschner from the View news...

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From leadership via corporate culture to artificial intelligence

Leadership, innovation, corporate culture, customer demands rising faster than ever before and the new challenges posed by new technologies, View news...

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Opening of the DIY Global Summit 2019 on 6 June by John Herbert and Ralf Rahmede, Managing Directors of Edra/Ghin and Fediyma.

Giroldi: “Together” is the USP of the home improvement industry

"Together" is the USP of this industry and this congress: with this declaration on the cooperation between retailers and manufacturers, View news...

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House-Hasson

Help to be better

House-Hasson Hardware changed from simply being a wholesaler into a marketing and management partner for its customers – and survived View article...

Suppliers

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Rothenberger Industrial

Targeting growth through exports

Rothenberger Industrial has established itself in the building market in the segments of soldering and welding, plumbing tools and gas heating products. The company now aims to achieve further growth by expanding its export quota View article...

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Hornbach, Switzerland

Switzerland - Hornbach

Seven is the magic number

Patience is a virtue for retailers wanting to develop new stores in Switzerland. It has taken Hornbach over ten years to get its store in the Zurich canton View article...

Events

Spoga+Gafa, Cologne, Boulevard of ideas

Spoga+Gafa

More international than ever

And bigger than for years. The added-value concept of Spoga+Gafa, which continues to be regarded as the world’s leading green trade show, has proved a success View article...