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Rainer Strnad

DIY getting more expensive

Will the coronavirus crisis now be followed by a raw materials and logistics crisis? No - it isn't on its way, it is already here, at least in the European...View comment...
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The last edition of National Hardware Show took place in 2019.

75th National Hardware Show in October

The 75th edition of the National Hardware Show, which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, is now to take place from 21 to 23 October 2021 View news...

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Sales in the French garden market were down by 14 per cent in July as compared with July 2020.

French garden market down 14 per cent in July compared with last year

Sales in the French garden market were down by 14 per cent in July as compared with July 2020, when consumer shopping was influenced by the pandemic. View news...

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Bunnings subsidiary Adelaide Tools to become Tool Kit Depot

Bunnings announces that Adelaide Tools will become Tool Kit Depot, positioning the professional tools business for expansion into Western Australia View news...

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In total, 896 stores belong to the French Mr. Bricolage group, 824 of them in France and 72 stores in another ten countries.

Mr. Bricolage records 19 per cent increase in sales in the first six months

The French franchise group Mr. Bricolage had sales totalling EUR 1.2596 bn in the first half of 2021. Compared with the same period last year, which View news...

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Cencosud reports a sales increase of 43 per cent in second quarter

The home improvement division of Chilean retail group Cencosud has increased its second-quarter sales in 2021 by 43 per cent compared with the same View news...

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Edra general secretary John Herbert led the audience through the programme of the virtual congress.

Second conference day: sustainability, data, culture

Sustainability was one of the focal points on the second day of the 1st DIY-Summit organised by the two international associations Edra/Ghin and View news...

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Hornbach starts new format for floorings in the Netherlands

In the Dutch town of Kerkrade, Hornbach is starting a new format, this year still, with "Hornbach Vloeren". It is to supply DIYers and View news...

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Sergio Giroldi emphasised how important it is for retailers and manufacturers to work together.

1st Virtual DIY-Summit 2021: “Retailers and manufacturers must work together“

The two-day 1st Virtual DIY-Summit started today with over 1 000 participants around the world. The international associations Edra/Ghin and Hima are View news...

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Bob Vereen

An icon in the industry

US industry expert Bob Vereen has passed away at the age of 96. For three decades, he reported regularly on the home improvement market in the USA for DIY International View article...

Garden suppliers

Seilflechter, natural rope display

Seilflechter

The all-rounder among ropes

The desire for natural and environmentally-friendly products is increasing, Seilflechter is convinced. The company has developed a separate display for its natural rope assortment View article...

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Rabensteiner, elegant appearance
Rabensteiner, Venlo-Cabrio model

Italy - Rabensteiner

A clear line

The greenhouse builder Rabensteiner has erected a garden centre for Floricoltura Brambilla in Vimercate which conveys the character of the traditional plant producer View article...

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From left, Barry Tsai from Shen Kai Precision, Simon Wang, Kevin Wang
Frank Lee, Sheh Fung
Eva Hsieh, King Slide brand

Taitra

Taiwan at its best

The Taiwanese trade promotion organisation Taitra offered domestic companies the opportunity of presenting themselves and their products in several web formats. Four speakers from the industry were invited to the Building Material and Fastener Webinar & Online Business Matching Event View article...