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Rainer Strnad

The empires strike back

"They were once the ones that emerged as a new, disruptive retail format, calling traditional retail structures into question. The DIY retailers have...View comment...
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Paint - Major European markets

Common suffering

In the major markets of Europe – Germany, France and Great Britain – sales in coating agents are declining ... View article...
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Coop Bau + Hobby

An upmarket ambience

It’s called upgrading: in its extended and modernised store in Sissach, Coop Bau + Hobby is trialling the new concepts with which the Swiss market leader... View article...
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Kesko's sales grew in August

The sales of Kesko Group's continuing operations in August 2018 totalled EUR 948.3 m, representing an increase of 4.9 per cent in comparable terms. View news...

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Kevin Macnab new President of Home Hardware Stores

Home Hardware Stores Limited ("Home Hardware" or the "Company") has announced the appointment of Kevin Macnab as President and View news...

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Expo F 2018: three days of activities

The event of the hardware industry in Latin America and the Caribbean, Expo F 2018, the International Ferretera Fair, is just around the corner. From View news...

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Easy is Cencosud's main store chain in its home improvement division.

Cencosud grows, but fights with currencies

A mixed balance is the result for the Chilean Cencosud group and its home improvement business in the second quarter. Overall, the division achieved View news...

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Obi opens its first store in Kazakhstan

The first Obi store in Kazakhstan is now open in the city of Almaty. The official opening, which was also attended by the Mayor of Almaty, Baurzhan View news...

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Christian Mazauric, CEO at B&Q UK and Ireland since 2017, replaces Marc Ténar as CEO of Kingfisher France.

Kingfisher replaces French boss

Kingfisher, the international home improvement retailer, has appointed Christian Mazauric as CEO of Kingfisher in France to replace Marc Ténart who View news...

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In the first half of 2018, the garden departments of the German DIY stores increased their sales by 2.9 per cent, whereas the garden centres lost 0.5 per cent with their garden ranges.

German DIY stores make an increase of 2.9 per cent in gardens

DIY stores in Germany have increased their sales in the first half of 2018 by 1.7 per cent compared to the same period last year. In the garden View news...

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In June, Clas Ohlson opened its pop-up store “Hemma hos Clas Ohlson” (“At Clas Ohlson’s home”) in Oslo.

Clas Ohlson: pop-up store and Amazon

An increase in sales of 10 per cent has been reported by Clas Ohlson for the months of May to July, the first quarter of financial year 2018/2019. View news...

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6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Color Expert, painting tools

Color Expert

COLOR EXPERT for painting tools

More than 1 100 participants came to the 6th Global DIY Summit in Barcelona. Here are the portraits of some of the most important companies that exhibited at the International Congress Exhibition.

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There is a wide spread in sales variations of DIY store operators worldwide in the first quarter of 2018.

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Q1 2018 sales development of DIY retailers

The statistics experts at Dähne Verlag have collated the interim results of 17 DIY store operators in Europe, North and South America and Australia. A View article...

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Tesa, packaging concept

Tesa

Now under the brand Tesa

Tesa has integrated the entire “nie wieder bohren” assortment of adhesive solutions into a European-wide bath accessories range View article...

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Belgium, Economic data and DIY stores
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Belgium - Brussels

DIY stores for Brussels!

Belgium is divided into the two regions of Flanders and Wallonia, which both have a very different density of DIY stores. But clearly under-represented is the capital of Brussels View article...

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Dachser, DIY-Logistics

Dachser

Destination: The World

Dachser DIY-Logistics uses its pipeline to organise the flow of goods from supplier to all 18 000 DIY outlets in Europe, and back again. To make this View article...

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Megatek in Albania is new member of Edra/Ghin

The Albanian trading company Megatek is a new member of Edra/Ghin, the European and Global network for the home improvement industry. Megatek, which View news...

Dedeman opens its 49th store

Dedeman, market leader for home improvement and construction materials in Romania, opened its 49th store today, the 7 September 2018. The location in View news...

Byggmax opens new store in Lycksele

The retailer Byggmax is to open a new store at Fabriksgatan 9 in Lycksele during spring 2019. The store will employ four to five people. "The View news...

Spoga+Gafa 2018: international scope increases

Spoga+Gafa closed its doors after the three-day show with an increased visitor total. The trends and themed worlds focusing on the garden attracted View news...

Chamber of commerce delegation visits FN Neuhofer

The company FN Neuhofer received a visit last week from the president of the Upper Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKOÖ), Doris Hummer, along with the View news...

Byggmax opens new store in Södertälje

The home improvement discounter chain Byggmax, which continues to grow, opened a new store in Södertälje last week. The new store is located at View news...

International statistics covering an expanded range of subjects

The range of topics covered by the latest edition of Dähne Verlag's international home improvement retailing statistics has been expanded once more. View news...

Tuesday to Thursday opening for Glee from 2019 onwards

The British garden trade show Glee is changing its opening days from next year and will run from Tuesday to Thursday instead of Monday to Wednesday. View news...

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