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Rainer Strnad

Talk to one another!

"Brands - and I'm talking of suppliers brands - will play an increasingly important role in the future." "In ten years at the latest, we...View comment...
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Hardware and tools - Taiwan

Strong export nation

The Taiwanese hand tools industry placed emphasis on quality at the International Hardware Fair in Cologne, with the winners of the Taiwan Excellence Award... View article...
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Obi

Good and bad companies

Customer, customer, customer: that’s how Obi’s current business strategy could be summarised. Sergio Giroldi demands that not only his company, but... View article...
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The Czech building materials supplier Pro-Doma – here with pictures of the location in Mukarov – is now member of Eurobaustoff.

The Czech building materials supplier Pro-Doma is member of Eurobaustoff

The Czech building materials supplier Pro-Doma from Prague is partner of the German trade cooperative Eurobaustoff. Pro-Doma founder Josef Marinec View news...

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Customers can collect their orders from one of the Bauhaus stores using Click & Collect.

Bauhaus Spain now with online shop

Bauhaus Spain now has an online shop too. The offer at www.bauhaus.es is divided into 15 product groups. According to the industry service Ferretería View news...

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At a press conference during the Global DIY Summit in Barcelona, John Herbert, General secretary Edra/Ghin, announced Steinbuild and Megatek as new members.

New Edra/Ghin members from Albania and South Africa

The joining of two additional companies is pending at the European DIY association Edra and its Global Home Improvement Network (Ghin). General View news...

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Comparable sales grew in May

The sales of Kesko Group's continuing operations in May 2018 totalled EUR 952.7 mio, representing an increase of 5.6 per cent in comparable terms. View news...

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Kingfisher opens first net zero energy store

According to Kingfisher, the Screwfix store that recently opened in Peterborough is the first in the company's portfolio with net zero energy View news...

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DIY Lifetime Award for CEO who preaches disobedience

It was the ceremonial highlight of the 6th Global DIY Summit: the presentation yesterday evening of the 6th Global DIY Lifetime Award to Damien View news...

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The sector discusses cooperation, consumer and digitalisation

Cooperation between retailers and manufacturers, the strong position of the customer as king and queen and the possibilities opened up by modern View news...

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1 100 delegates at Global DIY Summit in Barcelona

 The Global DIY Summit has set a new attendance record: more than 1 100 representatives of the international DIY and garden sector are gathering View news...

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5th Global DIY Summit 2017

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Destination: The World

The 5th Global DIY Summit in Berlin was a first class networking event for the international home improvement industry. Here are the portraits of some of the most important companies that exhibited at the International Congress Exhibition.

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The complete Europe Statistics will be published by Dähne Verlag in July as “Statistics Home Improvement Retail Europe 2018”.

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Europe’s top 10 from 2012 to 2017

The ten largest European DIY retailers together achieved net sales of EUR 59.3 bn in 2017. The ranking and figures as download View article...

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Autumn cut with an eBike

And lawnmower with vacuum cleaner technology: Bosch uses its know-how from other company divisions for its garden equipment View article...

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The Top 10 in comparison 2015 and 2016
The Top 10 in Germany 2016
The 10 most active German DIY trading companies 2016

Germany - Statistics

Statistics on the development of DIY stores ­in Germany

(All data from: Dähne Statistics DIY + Garden 2017) View article...

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China International Hardware Show, CIHS, visitors
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Match and meet in Shanghai

Once again China International Hardware Show attracts over 50 000 visitors to Shanghai. To bring exhibitors and buyers together more effectively, the organisers have developed new Programmes for the show View article...

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Retail sales of Massbuild lag behind trade business

The South African building materials and DIY store operator Massbuild increased its total sales in the first 19 weeks of 2018, thus from January to View news...

Byggmakker acquires cooperative member Skattum

Byggmakker Handel AS, the Norwegian subsidiary of the Finnish Kesko Group, has acquired Skattum Handel, a member of its own cooperative organisation. View news...

Small-format showroom concepts now also in Russia

Some retailers are now developing small-format showroom concepts for the Russian market. Market leader Leroy Merlin has been testing its "Leroy View news...

Edin talks to Hagebau and DIY stores

Edin, the industry network for the European building materials trade, announces closer cooperation with the DIY sector. Thus, the annual meeting of View news...

France: growth in hand and power tools

Analysis by GfK for seven product groups in the first four months of the year paints a mixed picture of the French DIY market. According to the View news...

The Russian market finds its way back to growth

The Russian DIY market rose last year by 1.8 per cent to a volume of RUB 1 400 bn (around EUR 20 bn). The industry was used to high growth rates in View news...

Dedeman increases sales by nearly 21 per cent in 2017

The Romanian DIY store and builders' merchants chain Dedeman recorded sales amounting to RON 6.34 bn (roughly EUR 1.38 bn) in 2017. This equates to View news...

Leroy Merlin opens logistics centre in Kazakhstan

Leroy Merlin opened a logistics centre in Kazakhstan at the start of May prior to entering the market there. Part of the French outfit Groupe Adeo, View news...

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The unique set of data on the global home improvement trade for your successful marketing and sales, as well as field sales activities. Loose-leaf collection incl. folders and database-CD.
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