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Rainer Strnad

Green room for improvement

Fediyma has just published the World Home Improvement Report that it compiled together with Edra. This market is now worth EUR 594 billion globally, and...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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AllHome

AllHome ramps up its presence

The Philippine home improvement chain wants to grow from 45 to 70 locations in 2020. A new sales channel for professional customers is also planned ... View article...
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For the third quarter, Lowe's reports sales decreasing by 0.16 per cent.

Lowe’s loses sales and closes 34 stores in Canada

Lowe's will close 34 underperforming stores in Canada. Based on the findings of a strategic review, in the fourth quarter, the American home View news...

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In France, Castorama's sales fell by six per cent.

Kingfisher haemorrhaging sales in nearly all countries

Following downturns in nearly all countries and distribution channels, Kingfisher has reported a drop in sales of 3.1 per cent for the third quarter View news...

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Home Depot's comparable sales increased by 3.6 per cent in the third quarter.

Home Depot increases sales by 3.5 per cent

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, reports sales of USD 27.223 bn in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2019/202, an View news...

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Third and fourth Leroy Merlin outlets to appear soon in South Africa

Leroy Merlin's third store in South Africa is expected to open in the first quarter of 2020, according to a Facebook post by the company. It will be View news...

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Comprised of 26 new kitchen door ranges, in nine different styles, B&Q's new kitchen range includes new appliances, worktops, taps, sinks, storage solutions and accessories.

New B&Q kitchen offering in store and online

B&Q, the main distribution channel of the Kingfisher Group in Great Britain, is introducing a completely new kitchen offering. Comprising 26 new View news...

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USP measured consumers’ attitudes towards DIY jobs in eleven European  countries.

The Dutch and Brits like DIY the least of all

The trend from do-it-yourself to do-it-for-me is once again confirmed by the European Home Improvement Monitor. The shifts are certainly slow still: View news...

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Ralf Bartsch has only been speaker of the BHB executive board for almost a year.

German DIY retail association needs new chairperson

The German DIY retail association BHB will have to look for a new chairperson. Ralf Bartsch, who has only been speaker of the BHB executive board for View news...

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Mobile commerce is on of the big trends influencing holiday shopping. This Christmas, consumers will purchase on their smartphones more than on desktop for the first time ever, according to "Adobe Holiday Shopping Trends".

Holiday shopping trends also in the home improvement sector

For American online shoppers, 3 December is the best day to get tools and home improvement products at a discounted price. Because on so-called View news...

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Euromonitor, Europe, Paint and wall covering
Euromonitor, Europe, Decorative paint
Euromonitor, Lacquer and varnish, decorative paint
Erika Sirimanne, Head of Home and Garden, Euromonitor International

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 covering market View article...

Suppliers

Franz and Victoria Neuhofer (father, daughter)
Wood-look finishes, on aluminium flooring profiles
Wood-look finishes, on polystyrene skirtings

FN Neuhofer

The direct route

FN Neuhofer has developed a digital printing process which is able to directly print on skirtings and profiles. So even the smallest batch sizes are possible View article...

Regional report

Statistics, Economic data and DIY stores
Statistics, Inhabitants per store
Statistics, States and DIY stores
Statistics, Home improvement stores in Austria
Statistics, States and garden centre chains

Austria - Statistics

Extreme differences

The distribution of DIY store and garden centre locations in Austria varies considerably from state to state. The greater Vienna area is extremely under-represented View article...

7th Global DIY Summit 2019

Bostik, New DIY product range

Bostik

New DIY product range

Bostik's participation at the DIY Summit 2019 in Ireland made us look back on successful days with many new connections. As a platinum sponsor, Bostik View article...