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Rainer Strnad

Lessons learned from over 30 years

DIY International is celebrating its 30th birthday. Originally established as "DIY in Europe", the magazine has been reporting international DIY...View comment...
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Building and renovation - Euromonitor International

Good news

Weaker construction activity, climbing house prices and an older housing stock create more renovation demand in Europe, says Erika Sirimanne from Euromonitor... View article...
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Climate change

Figures dictated by the weather

Climate change has arrived in the home improvement sector – at least, that’s how the sector figures for last year from Germany, Austria and Switzerland... View article...
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Brico Bravo's German webshop is now online.

Italian online shop Brico Bravo now also in Germany

The Italian DIY store group Brico Bravo now has an online presence in Germany. A French subsidiary, which also serves the market in Belgium and View news...

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After the last opening near Oslo in May, the Danish DIY retailer Jem & Fix now has five outlets in Norway.

Jem & Fix now has five stores in Norway

After entering the Norwegian market a year ago, the Danish home improvement chain Jem & Fix now has five outlets in the neighbouring country to View news...

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"Enabling more space in our customer’s homes is a great way of simplifying our customers’ lives," says Henrik Danielsson, head of New Business at Clas Ohlson.

Clas Ohlson’s project with storage provider Vinden

The Swedish retailer Clas Ohlson now offers a one month free storage service included in the purchase of storage boxes. The offer is part of Clas View news...

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Praktiker Hungary belongs to former country manager Karl-Heinz Keth and the Wallis group which, in 2016, they jointly took over from the German Praktiker group which went bankrupt in 2013.

Praktiker Hungary grows by 20 per cent in 2018

Praktiker Hungary reports record sales for 2018. Returns rose by 19.5 per cent to HUF 57.1 bn (EUR 178 mio). Thus, the company has claimed second View news...

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Nearly three quarters of the Summit's participants rated the congress as “very good” or “excellent”.

Participants rate 7th Global DIY Summit as very good

The majority of participants of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin last week gave the event very good ratings. In the survey, which was carried out View news...

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A total of 19 534 professionals from 72 countries attended the +Industry trade fair.

Industry Tools by Ferroforma in the new trade fair association +Industry

Last week, from 4 to 6 June 2019, the newly founded trade fair association +Industry took place in Bilbao (Spain). It included the also refocused View news...

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In the new “Statistik Baumarkt + Garten D-A-CH 2019”, the statistics experts at the German publishing house Dähne Verlag provide information on the latest developments in the DIY and garden trade in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The latest figures from Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The new "Statistik Baumarkt + Garten D-A-CH 2019" is out now. In it, the statistics experts at the German publishing house Dähne Verlag View news...

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Digital showroom, disaster response and provocative look into the future

With a once again thematically wide-ranging farewell session, the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin came to an end last Friday, 7 June 2019. Neil View news...

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Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
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Moki-veži

Come, buy, get advice

New competitors are changing the DIY trade environment in Lithuania. The Lithuanian chain Moki-veži has reacted with a strategy which is based on profiling through expertise 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

Gamma, Goes, Focus concept
Gamma, garden planning service

Netherlands - Gamma

Store with a speciality

The new Gamma store in Goes not only embodies the new Focus concept of the parent group; operator Esselink also offers 3D printing as a special service View article...

Events

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Asia-Pacific Sourcing

Biggest edition ever

Exhibitor numbers are set to rise once more at the Asia-Pacific Sourcing taking place from 25 to 27 February. At the same time and directly adjacent, the IAW show will be staged in Cologne again View article...