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Rainer Strnad

So much is new

At the moment it's hard to keep up with reporting on all the new floor space concepts, formats and pilot stores which are being launched in the trade. But...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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Wall design - Euromonitor International

Ripe for disruption

Are direct-to-consumer brands painting DIY retailers into a corner? Erika Sirimanne from Euromonitor International analyses the European paint and wall... View article...
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In Taichung, the Taiwan Hardware Show is currently taking place until tomorrow, Saturday 19 October 2019.

Taiwan Hardware Show bigger than ever before

In Taichung, the Taiwan Hardware Show is currently taking place until tomorrow, Saturday 19 October 2019 - "the biggest we've ever held," View news...

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The fifth edition of Hardware Forum Italy is being described as a success by the trade fair organisers.

The Italian hardware show keeps growing

The fifth edition of Hardware Forum Italy, the hardware exhibition and conference event, organised by Koelnmesse, which takes place in partnership View news...

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In 2020, the IPM Essen will be held on the completely modernised exhibition grounds for the first time.

IPM on the modernised exhibition grounds

In 2020, the IPM Essen will be held on the completely modernised exhibition grounds for the first time. Eight large exhibition halls on one level, View news...

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“We buy a business in growth," says Henrik Clausen, CEO of Davidsen.

Davidsen may now take over Optimera

The Danish building materials trading company Davidsens Tømmerhandel has now officially taken over the Optimera chain in Denmark. The competition View news...

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The International Exhibition on Hardware & Hand Tools (ICE) will take place from 18 to 20 June 2020 at Hanoi International Exhibition Center.

Another fair for hardware and tools in Vietnam

The Vietnamese exhibition company Vinexad continues to commit to staging a hardware fair. For next year it has announced the International Exhibition View news...

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New CFO and Chief Transformation Officer at Kingfisher

Kingfisher announces the appointment of Bernard Bot as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bot who is Dutch national will take up the role on 21 October View news...

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AllHome operates mall-based, standalone, and specialty stores that sell furniture, hardware, appliances, tiles and sanitary wares, homewares, linens, and construction materials. Photo:Gilbert Macunat

Philippine AllHome chain has made its stock market debut

AllHome Corp., the Philippine home improvement retailer owned by Filipino billionaire Manuel Villar, has made its stock market debut today, 10 View news...

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Last year, Sylvain Prud'homme took part in the panel discussion on the stage of the Global DIY Summit in Barcelona.

Lowe’s Canada CEO Sylvain Prud’homme retires

The CEO of Lowe's Canada, Sylvain Prud'homme (55), has taken retirement and left the company. Until a successor is appointed, his responsibilities View news...

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Distribution

Euromonitor, Europe, Paint and wall covering
Euromonitor, Europe, Decorative paint
Euromonitor, Lacquer and varnish, decorative paint
Erika Sirimanne, Head of Home and Garden, Euromonitor International

Wall design - Euromonitor International

Ripe for disruption

Are direct-to-consumer brands painting DIY retailers into a corner? Erika Sirimanne from Euromonitor International analyses the European paint and wall covering market View article...

Suppliers

Blaupunkt, USB port
Blaupunkt, USB port
Blaupunkt, day-night sensor

Blaupunkt

Functionality and design

The German electronics brand Blaupunkt is set to launch a new range of insect killers. Its exclusive distributor is Velleman, a major European wholesaler View article...

Regional report

Obi, standalone store, Schaffhausen
Obi, Schaffhausen, main aisle
Obi, Schaffhausen, merchandising
Obi, Schaffhausen, Lux features

Switzerland - Obi

First Obi standalone in Switzerland

Migros Schweiz intends to increase its DIY store presence in medium-sized cities in the country View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show, biggest hardware exhibition
Taiwan Hardware Show, international buyers

Taiwan Hardware Show

The hand tools kingdom

Taiwan Hardware Show is an industry-mover exhibition driving the global hardware capabilities of that country which is the world’s second largest exporter for hand tools View article...