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Rainer Strnad

Make humans great again

 Is it an illusion, or are we currently experiencing a renaissance of the trade show? Koeln­messe has just announced the biggest visitor attendance for...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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Good Home

DIY stores for the sultanate

Following the Thai model Home Pro and with the support of industry, the newly established Good Home chain aims to conquer the market in Brunei ... View article...
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Julien Bouyeron is Edra's new director of European affairs in Brussels.

New director of European affairs at Edra

The Frenchman, Julien Bouyeron (32), is new director of European affairs at the European DIY Retail Association (Edra). He has previously been active View news...

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Jérôme Gilg became CEO of Jumbo in 2010.

Jérôme Gilg switches from Jumbo to Manor within the Maus Frères group

Jérôme Gilg, CEO of the Swiss DIY chain Jumbo since 2010, has today switched to the CEO position at the department store chain Manor. Both companies View news...

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Clas Ohlson's online sales amounted to SEK 308 mio in 2018.

Breakthrough of click & collect before Christmas

Clas Ohlson's sales in December increased by 4 per cent compared with December last year, corresponding to an organic growth of 2 per cent and to a View news...

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Kesko's sales realised by its building and technical trade division decreased by 4.8 per cent in 2018.

Kesko sales in building and technical trade are declining

The Finnish Kesko Group closed the year 2018 with sales of EUR 4.2105 bn in its building and technical trade division. This is a decline of 4.8 per View news...

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New experts support the Home Improvement eRetailer Summit

Four experts on e-commerce marketing and sales have agreed to join the advisory council of the Home Improvement eRetailer Summit. Scott Benedict is View news...

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The Derome location in Swedish Hisingen.

Eurobaustoff has got a first member in Sweden

Derome Aktiebolag is the first Swedish partner for the German building materials trade cooperative Eurobaustoff. The company has its headquarters in View news...

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Screwfix currently has 19 locations in Germany.

Kingfisher aims to remain in Germany with Screwfix

Kingfisher does not apparently intend to pull out of Germany with its Screwfix stores. A report on plans to pull out that was published by View news...

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Clas Ohlson intends to continue its e-commerce oprations in Great Britain and Germany.

Clas Ohlson to retain one store in Britain

In spite of its withdrawal from Great Britain, Swedish retailer Clas Ohlson intends to retain one high street outlet there. A report by the British View news...

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6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Ledvance, future of lighting

Ledvance

LEDVANCE: Impulses for the future of lighting

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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Good Home, situated in shopping centres
Good Home, general manager David Lau
Good Home, household items
Good Home, private label products
Good Home, expansion in Brunei
Good Home, paint mixing
Good Home, the author, Jennee Grace U. Rubrico

Good Home

DIY stores for the sultanate

Following the Thai model Home Pro and with the support of industry, the newly established Good Home chain aims to conquer the market in Brunei View article...

Suppliers

Krinner, Christmas tree stand
Krinner, Lumix SuperLight
Krinner, Tree Topper, Light Balls

Krinner

The Christmas experts

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

Regional report

Coop Bau + Hobby, customer information point
Coop Bau + Hobby, garden centre
Coop Bau + Hobby, timber department
Coop Bau + Hobby, customer navigation system
Coop Bau + Hobby, DIY store building 
Coop Bau + Hobby, garden centre, Rickenbach 
Coop Bau + Hobby, special zone

Switzerland - Coop Bau + Hobby

Focused on the retail area

In its new store in Feuerthalen and the modernised flagship store in Rickenbach, Swiss market leader Coop Bau + Hobby shows what it is capable of View article...

Events

China International Hardware Show, Shanghai

China International Hardware Show

Two weeks earlier

This year’s China International Hardware Show will take place mid October. Some 3 000 exhibitors are expected to present their products in Shanghai View article...

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Lowe’s aims to expand its professional business

Lowe's is aiming for a targeted expansion of its professional customer business. The sales penetration for DIY and DIFM (do-it-for-me) customers is View news...

Coop retail sales up two per cent

The 2018 sales of Swiss retail group Coop grew by 5.0 per cent to CHF 30.7 bn. This increase was fuelled primarily by the wholesale and production View news...

First Domotex Mexico in October 2019

Domotex expands its network to Mexico. Scheduled for 15 - 19 October 2019 at the Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City, this trade fair is the next step View news...

Happy new year!

All of us at Dähne publishers, DIYinternational.com, and DIY International wish all our readers and advertisers a good start to the year 2019. View news...

Festive wishes!

All of us at Dähne publishers, DIYinternational.com, and DIY International wish all our readers and advertisers a happy Christmas. View news...

Hardware retail of the US reaches a 5.5 per cent growth

According to estimates by Hardware Retailing, the publication of the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA), the hardware retail industry View news...

The European DIY market most recently grew by two per cent

The do-it-yourself market in the European Union grew by 2.0 per cent to a volume of EUR 726.5 bn in 2017. The DIY range increased by 0.9 per cent and View news...

Registration for the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin has started

"DIY Evolution. Designing the future together" is the motto under which the 7th Global DIY Summit stands. The summit, at which the global View news...

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