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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 - Leco

All-rounder and more

Leco presents innovations from its wall coverings division in its range of paintable wallpapers... View article...
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Bathroom furniture

Smart and sexy

In the distribution of bathroom furniture, mirror cabinets and illuminated mirrors, DIY retailers play a significant role throughout Europe. And the product... View article...
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First trade show only for independent home improvement retailers

There is a new trade fair in the USA exclusively for independent retailers in the home improvement field. The first Independent Home Improvement Show View news...

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True Value invests in its supply chain

The US wholesaler True Value is putting massive investment into itssupply chain, with a sum of USD 150 mio being quoted in a report by theindustry View news...

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Byggmax appoints Helena Nathhorst as new CFO

Swedish Byggmax Group has appointed Helena Nathhorst as new Chief Financial Officer. Helena Nathhorst is today CFO for Addnode Group. Before that View news...

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The Bauking headquarters in Iserlohn: through this subsidiary, a member of the German Hagebau Group, CRH is also active in the DIY business.

Blackstone acquires CRH Europe Distribution

CRH Europe Distribution has been taken over by the Blackstone investment company. CRH ED has its headquarters in the Netherlands and is seen as the View news...

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Bob Nardelli now advises hydroponics company Grow Generation

The former Home Depot boss Bob Nardelli now works for Grow Generation as a strategic advisor. He is expected to provide advice on matters relating to View news...

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In the first half of 2018, the Byggmax stores increased their sales by 7.0 per cent.

Byggmax DIY stores make 5.6 per cent more sales

The Swiss Byggmax group made sales of SEK 1.7990 bn (EUR 170.45 mio) in the second quarter of 2019 and thus achieved growth of 3.9 per cent. The View news...

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L'Entrepôt du Bricolage is  the DIY retail brand operated by Groupe Samse.

L’Entrepôt du Bricolage starts the year with ten per cent plus

The 36 L'Entrepôt du Bricolage stores in the French Groupe Samse have increased their sales in the first quarter of 2019 by 10.0 per cent. The sales View news...

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The Tengelmann headquarters in the German city of Mülheim an der Ruhr.

Tengelmann closes previous holding company and sets up another

The Tengelmann Group, which includes the German DIY market leader Obi, is realigning its holding as previously announced and closing down the View news...

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Distribution

Sales area and stores in Italy, GDS Report

Italy

Stability comes to Italy

The DIY retailers south of the Alps are growing again. In 2018 the number of DIY stores increased for the fourth year in a row 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...

Regional report

Gardena, Sweden

Nordic countries - Gardena/Husqvarna

Nordic background

The German garden brand Gardena enjoys success in the Nordic countries thanks to its link with Swedish parent company Husqvarna View article...

Events

Asia-Pacific Sourcing, new logo

Asia-Pacific Sourcing

With new logo

This year’s Asia-Pacific Sourcing was bigger and more international than ever before. A new logo highlights the connection to the Eisenwarenmesse View article...