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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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Screwfix now has a first physical store in Ireland.

First Screwfix store in Ireland

Screwfix now has a first location in Ireland. The rapidly expanding sales channel in the British Kingfisher group has opened a branch in Sandyford in View news...

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Myplant will take place from 26 to 28 February 2020 in Milan.

International trends also on the Italian garden market

The Italian garden market achieved a volume of EUR 2.863 bn in 2019. "According to our projections, the trend should be positive at least View news...

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Franz-Josef Tepaß from Obi it the new speaker of the board of BHB.

Franz-Peter Tepaß of Obi is the new BHB head

The new chairman of the German DIY industry association BHB is from Obi. Franz-Peter Tepaß, managing director of Obi GmbH & Co. Deutschland KG View news...

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Market researcher Klaus Peter Teipel presented his insights during the congress organised by the German trade association BHB.

Sales in German DIY stores grow by 3.2 per cent in 2019

German home improvement stores will increase their sales by 3.2 per cent to EUR 23.00 bn this year. This was the forecast issued by market View news...

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Cencosud, the Chilean retail group, also operates in the home improvement segment.

New figure at the helm of Cencosud

Cencosud has a new management structure and a new CEO as well as a new head of its DIY stores in Chile. Matias Videla took the helm at the Chilean View news...

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Tickets now available for the 8th Global DIY Summit

Online registration is now open for the 8th Global DIY Summit 2020 in Amsterdam, according to the organisers, Edra/Ghin and Fediyma. Once again they View news...

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In the home improvement segment, Cencosud operates under the Easy brand.

Cencosud’s third-quarter sales down by 2.1 per cent

The Chilean retail group Cencosud has reported sales amounting to CLP 263.407 bn by its home improvement business unit in the third quarter. The View news...

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More than 85 per cent of exhibitors at the Eisenwarenmesse - International Hardware Fair Cologne 2020 will come from abroad.

Power tools return to the International Hardware Fair

Approximately 2 800 suppliers from over 55 countries will take part in the International Hardware Fair in Cologne from 1 to 4 March 2020, exhibiting View news...

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Garden distribution

Aveve. façade 
Aveve, Retail director, Erik Haegeman
Aveve, new inspiration zone
Aveve, garden
Aveve, food 
Aveve, baking, cookery
Author, Thierry Coeman

New concepts - Aveve

Selling joy

Is the garden centre of the future a Belgian model? Our author Thierry Coemann paid a visit to market leader Aveve’s new store 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

Rebuilding mode, Homebase store
GfK Consumer Confidence Index, Source GfK/jdj2
Total UK residential transactions by month, Source: HM Revenue & Customs/mdj2
B&Q/Screwfix vs. Wickes/Toolstation, Source: mdj2
Screwfix vs. Toolstation, Source: mdj2
B2B/B2C, hybrid format Toolstation
Neil Munz-Jones, Founder of mdj2 associate

UK and Ireland - the big three

Traditional DIY retailers losing share

The big three in the UK market– B&Q, Wickes and Homebase – are currently having a hard time. They are losing out to the B2B/B2C hybrids and discounters. Overall only limited market growth is occurring. Analysis by Neil Munz-Jones of mdj2 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...