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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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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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There are more than 700 stores in France operating under the brands Mr. Bricolage and Les Briconautes.

Mr. Bricolage has sold almost all 65 own stores

The stricken French home improvement retail cooperative Mr. Bricolage has now sold 59 of its 65 stores owned by the headquarters. 49 of the locations View news...

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Marisa F. Thalberg will head the marketing of Lowe’s in future

Lowe's announces the appointment of Marisa F. Thalberg as executive vice president, chief brand and marketing officer. Thalberg joins the company View news...

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Clas Ohlson's sales in the Nordic countries in December remained unchanged compared to December 2018.

Clas Ohlson’s sales decrease by two per cent in December

Clas Ohlson's total sales in December decreased by 2 per cent to SEK 1.285 bn (EUR 122 mio), corresponding to an organic decrease of 2 per cent View news...

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The stustainability index calculated by B+L shows that awareness of ecological building materials varies considerably between European countries.

Considerable demand for eco building materials

Awareness of and demand for ecological building materials and products varies considerably between European countries. In Norway, Switzerland, France View news...

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In October 2019, almost 3 000 exhibitors were present at CIHS in Shanghai, and more than 40 000 visitors were counted.

The CIHS will be brought forward by two months to August

In future, the China International Hardware Show (CIHS) will take place two months earlier and is returning to its earlier exhibition centre. The new View news...

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Alejandro Arze new CEO of Falabella’s home improvement business

Falabella's home improvement business gets a new boss as its current CEO Enrique Gundermann will be the chairman of the board of the Ikea franchise View news...

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Thomas Spichtig is the new CEO of Jumbo.

Thomas Spichtig is new Jumbo boss

Thomas Spichtig is the new head of the Swiss DIY store chain Jumbo. He moved from Samsung Electronics in November where he had been active for four View news...

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Home improvement stores in Italy recorded sales increases of 2.9 per cent from January to September.

Sales up at Italian home improvement stores

Home improvement stores in Italy recorded total sales amounting to EUR 3.5 bn in the period from January to September 2019. The figure represents an View news...

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Crest Hardware, urban gardening store, New York City
Crest Hardware, garden centre, Brooklyn
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Crest Hardware, greenhouse, house­plants

Crest Hardware

A secret oasis in the middle of Brooklyn

That’s how Joe Franquinho describes his garden centre in New York. However it is no longer a secret tip: the young owner is telling everyone all around the world about how he has added a green business to his hardware store. You can even celebrate your wedding or bar mitzvah there now View article...

Suppliers

Meffert, headquarters, Bad Kreuznach

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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Gardena, Sweden

Nordic countries - Gardena/Husqvarna

Nordic background

The German garden brand Gardena enjoys success in the Nordic countries thanks to its link with Swedish parent company Husqvarna View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show, increased number of visitors
Taiwan Hardware Show, major buyers

Taiwan Hardware Show

More overseas buyers as well

In its 18th edition, the Taiwan Hardware Show in Taichung increased both its number of visitors and number of exhibitors View article...