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Rainer Strnad

So much is new

At the moment it's hard to keep up with reporting on all the new floor space concepts, formats and pilot stores which are being launched in the trade. But...View comment...
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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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Wall design - Euromonitor International

Ripe for disruption

Are direct-to-consumer brands painting DIY retailers into a corner? Erika Sirimanne from Euromonitor International analyses the European paint and wall... View article...
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In Taichung, the Taiwan Hardware Show is currently taking place until tomorrow, Saturday 19 October 2019.

Taiwan Hardware Show bigger than ever before

In Taichung, the Taiwan Hardware Show is currently taking place until tomorrow, Saturday 19 October 2019 - "the biggest we've ever held," View news...

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The fifth edition of Hardware Forum Italy is being described as a success by the trade fair organisers.

The Italian hardware show keeps growing

The fifth edition of Hardware Forum Italy, the hardware exhibition and conference event, organised by Koelnmesse, which takes place in partnership View news...

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In 2020, the IPM Essen will be held on the completely modernised exhibition grounds for the first time.

IPM on the modernised exhibition grounds

In 2020, the IPM Essen will be held on the completely modernised exhibition grounds for the first time. Eight large exhibition halls on one level, View news...

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“We buy a business in growth," says Henrik Clausen, CEO of Davidsen.

Davidsen may now take over Optimera

The Danish building materials trading company Davidsens Tømmerhandel has now officially taken over the Optimera chain in Denmark. The competition View news...

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The International Exhibition on Hardware & Hand Tools (ICE) will take place from 18 to 20 June 2020 at Hanoi International Exhibition Center.

Another fair for hardware and tools in Vietnam

The Vietnamese exhibition company Vinexad continues to commit to staging a hardware fair. For next year it has announced the International Exhibition View news...

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New CFO and Chief Transformation Officer at Kingfisher

Kingfisher announces the appointment of Bernard Bot as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bot who is Dutch national will take up the role on 21 October View news...

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AllHome operates mall-based, standalone, and specialty stores that sell furniture, hardware, appliances, tiles and sanitary wares, homewares, linens, and construction materials. Photo:Gilbert Macunat

Philippine AllHome chain has made its stock market debut

AllHome Corp., the Philippine home improvement retailer owned by Filipino billionaire Manuel Villar, has made its stock market debut today, 10 View news...

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Last year, Sylvain Prud'homme took part in the panel discussion on the stage of the Global DIY Summit in Barcelona.

Lowe’s Canada CEO Sylvain Prud’homme retires

The CEO of Lowe's Canada, Sylvain Prud'homme (55), has taken retirement and left the company. Until a successor is appointed, his responsibilities View news...

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2019 Garden Trends Report, Greener living spaces
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Garden Trends Report

The rising trend of connectivity

Rooted together: that is the title of the 2019 Garden Trends Report, which is published annually by the Garden Media Group. Co-author Katie Dubow explains the trends in city gardening that feature in this. View article...

Suppliers

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Motip Dupli Group

Paint sprays for the DIY segment

The Motip Dupli Group is considered a front-runner on the European market. It has now presented a relaunch of product communication for the Dupli Color brand View article...

Regional report

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Economic data and DIY stores, Republic of Ireland

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One top dog and many stores

On the Irish DIY and hardware market, not only chains with more or less big boxes are active, but also several cooperatives of independent hardware stores View article...

Events

National Hardware Show, Las Vegas
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National Hardware Show

New sections in Las Vegas

Tiny Living, Impulse Aisle, and Retail Service Solutions are some of the new features announced for this year’s National Hardware Show View article...