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Rainer Strnad

Cooperate or die

"Innovate or die" is one theme of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin in June. It doesn't sound a really original theme at first glance: ask anyone...View comment...
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Paint - Nespoli

“We are a network of companies”

The Italian company Nespoli is very well connected in the European markets. A conversation with owner Alessandro Nespoli about sensible generalisations... View article...
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ManoMano

“You have to reckon with us”

The online marketplace ManoMano wants to become market leader in six European countries. It currently has the highest growth rates in Germany ... View article...
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Bunnings currently runs 265 warehouse stores in Australia and New Zealand..

Bunnings’ retail sales increase by 5.5 per cent

The Bunnings chain in Australia and New Zealand achieved retail sales to the amount of AUD 6.907 bn in the first half of its financial year (July to View news...

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The home improvement store channel of the Swiss Coop currently has 74 outlets.

Coop Bau + Hobby ends 2018 with modest growth

Sales at the Swiss home improvement chain Coop Bau + Hobby increased by 0.64 per cent last year, resulting in net earnings of CHF 629 mio. The View news...

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The current issue of DIY International includes a major regional report on the five Nordic countries.

With major regional report on the Nordic countries

The trade magazine DIY International kicks off 2019 with an 18-page regional report on the five Nordic countries. Among other things, experts from View news...

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Facts and figures from Ace Hardware's fiscal 2018 report.

Ace Hardware concludes the year up 6.1 per cent

The central office of the American hardware cooperative Ace Hardware ended fiscal 2018 with sales in the order of USD 5.717 bn. This equates to an View news...

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Mathieu Pivain, the new president of FMB, has worked for ten years at Kingfisher.

New president of French FMB association

Mathieu Pivain (52) is the new president of the French DIY retailers' association Fédération des Magasins de Bricolage (FMB). He has worked for ten View news...

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Clas Ohlson increased its sales from May 2018 to January 2019 by 8 per cent.

Clas Ohlson’s like-for-like sales increase by two per cent

Swedish retailer Clas Ohlson increased its sales in the first nine months of fiscal 2018/2019 (May 2018 to January 2019) by 8 per cent to SEK 7.030 View news...

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In 2019, the garden segment of the DIY stores will decline by 0.3 per cent, market researcher Klaus Peter Teipel says.

German DIY stores will make less sales from gardening in 2019

The garden market in Germany had a sales volume of EUR 18.595 bn in 2018. This corresponds to a growth of 1.4 per cent according to provisional View news...

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Home Depot currently partners with two operating wind farms in Texas (pictured) and Mexico.

Home Depot emphasises its commitment to the environment

Home Depot highlights its environmental commitment. The largest DIY store chain in the world has been put on the Climate Change "A" List by View news...

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6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Rapid, Innovation for end user

Rapid

Innovation for the end user

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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Erika Sirimanne, Euromonitor International
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Euromonitor International

Opportunities indoors and outdoors

Gardening sales in Western Europe continue to grow, according to Euromonitor International. This is because consumers want it both ways: to bring nature into the home and create outdoor living rooms View article...

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The Christmas experts

The German think tank Krinner continues to offer innovations for the Christmas tree View article...

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Sheri Raznick, Revionics
Contractors, key customer category for DIY retailers
USA, home electronics, appliances

USA - Revionics

Using floor space efficiently

Planning of the sales area and price management are two of the most important disciplines in retailing. How good are the Americans at these? DIY International asked the specialist, Revionics, about this View article...

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Rapid, Innovation for end user

Rapid

Innovation for the end user

At Rapid, we always strive to make our tools better, smarter and more efficient. We listen carefully to the needs of our end users who value efficient View article...

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Silvan opens further inner-city store

The Danish DIY store chain Silvan has opened an additional city store in the Greater Copenhagen area. Following Fisketorvet and Nørrebro, it is the View news...

Good forecasts for the Italian gardening sector

The Italian gardening industry had a volume of around EUR 2.763 bn in 2017. A third of this was attributed to garden equipment, 12 per cent to plant View news...

Sales by BigMat increase by 6 per cent

The BigMat Group has reported sales of EUR 630 mio in 2018. The figure was announced by the president of the group, Francisco Moreno, during the View news...

Clas Ohlson cuts up to 200 jobs

Swedish home improvement retailer Clas Ohlson is cutting 150 to 200 jobs, primarily in the headquarters and distribution centre in Insjön. This View news...

3E AG increases sales abroad

The Austrian hardware retail cooperative 3E AG realised sales in the order of EUR 580.5 mio in 2018, equivalent to an increase of 2.2 per cent View news...

IPM Essen has a new offshoot in Mexico

The world's leading trade fair for horticulture, IPM Essen, has an additional international offshoot in Mexico. The Ornamental Plants & Flowers View news...

Good reception for Christmasworld with renewed concept

Satisfied reactions were evoked by the Christmasworld in Frankfurt (Germany) among visitors, exhibitors and organisers. "We are very View news...

Makers of IPM satisfied despite fewer visitors and exhibitors

Despite a slight decline in both the number of visitors as well as exhibitors at the international plant fair IPM, event organisers Messe Essen make View news...

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