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Rainer Strnad

DIY stores for Future

Improving people's homes: that is the claim of the home improvement industry. In the year 2020, year one after the global breakthrough of the Fridays for...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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More services for customers in Taiwan

Besides its trading business, the Test Rite Group operates the leading Taiwanese home improvement retail chain. It is currently focusing on the topic of... View article...
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Cencosud maintains stable sales in first quarter

The Chilean trade company Cencosud increased its sales in the field of home improvement in the first quarter by 0.6 per cent compared to the same View news...

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Davidsen CEO Henrik Clausen announces further investments in the online sales channel.

Davidsen grows by 24 per cent in 2019 after Optimera takeover

The Danish timber merchant Davidsens Tømmerhandel, to which the DIY chain Optimera has also belonged since 2019, made sales last year of DKK 2.3 bn View news...

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Mr. Bricolage to open in Gabon, Mauritania and Senegal

The French franchise group Mr. Bricolage aims to open its first DIY store in Gabon this year, according to concept and development director Philippe View news...

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Lowe's increased its online sales by 80 per cent in the first quarter.

Lowe’s grows by 11 per cent in the first quarter

Growth at the US home improvement chain Lowe's has significantly outstripped that of its long-term rival Home Depot during the coronavirus crisis. In View news...

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Bunnings closes seven stores in New Zealand

The Australian home improvement chain Bunnings is to close seven stores in New Zealand, according to various media sources in the country. It is View news...

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B&Q stores in the UK were re-opened in April.

Brits respond positively to DIY retailers' protective measures

The vast majority of DIY store customers in the UK were satisfied with the measures taken against Covid-19 in the stores. The consulting company View news...

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Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement retailer.

Home Depot’s sales soar by 7 per cent

The US-based DIY store chain Home Depot reports sales of USD 28.260 bn for the first quarter (ended 3 May 2020) of fiscal 2020, a 7.1 per cent View news...

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Danish Plantorama garden centres grow by 4 per cent

The Danish garden centre chain Plantorama grew its sales by 3.9 per cent to DKK 462.622 mio (EUR 62.096 mio) in 2019. Profit after tax increased by View news...

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Suppliers

Fischer, No Tools Just Hands
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Fischer

Success lies in your own hands

Fischer is now focusing more strongly on the international roll-out of its “No Tools Just Hands” range View article...

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Statistics, United Kingdom

UK and Ireland - Statistics

Average exception

The density of DIY stores in the otherwise dominant England with its Greater London area corresponds exactly to the share of population and GDP View article...

Events

Glee 2019, Birmingham

Glee

Sustainability to dominate the fair

An atmosphere of optimism resonated throughout the halls of this year’s Glee, say the organisers of the British garden trade fair. For the 2020 edition, they announce a new pet segment View article...