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Rainer Strnad

Cooperate or die

"Innovate or die" is one theme of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin in June. It doesn't sound a really original theme at first glance: ask anyone...View comment...
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Housewares and deco - Kärcher

The most beautiful place on earth

The German manufacturer Kärcher wants to continue offering its customers products for making everyday life easier in 2019 ... View article...
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DIY market

Generally positive

The DIY market in the EU has developed more steadily again in recent years. Only in the garden can weaknesses be seen ... View article...
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Easter Greetings!

We wish all users of DIYinternational.com and all our advertisers a Happy Easter. The team of Dähne Verlag View news...

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Homebase is reintroducing a furnishings range.

Homebase cuts losses following closures and job reductions

Following its acquisition by Hilco Capital in June 2018, the British DIY chain Homebase has substantially reduced its losses. A press release states View news...

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The Byggmax Group currently operates 163 stores in Sweden, Norway and Finland.

Byggmax Group starts the year with sales up 7.5 per cent

The Swedish retailer Byggmax Group has entered 2019 with a positive first-quarter performance. Sales of the group, which currently operates 163 View news...

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Building materials trade grows by nearly five per cent in Denmark

Sales by Danish builders' merchants in the last year totalled EUR 3.5 billion. Compared with the previous year, this represents an increase of 4.9 View news...

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Petrovich is the new number two in the Russian market.

Petrovich and Saturn climb above Obi and Castorama

Russian retailer Petrovich has displaced Obi from the number two slot in the sales rankings of DIY store operators in Russia. With sales of RUB 49.3 View news...

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"We are very satisfied with this year's accounts”: Bygma CEO Peter H. Christiansen.

Bygma posts another sales record

The Danish DIY store group Bygma increased its sales last year by 5.4 per cent to DKK 7.8975 bn (EUR 1.0579 bn). Falling currency exchange rates had View news...

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30 per cent don’t know where to start their outdoor projects

About 30 per cent of Americans don't know where to start when it comes to outdoor projects and are seeking inspiration. Millennials are the age group View news...

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French DIY stores for energy-saving renovation

The French DIY retail association Fédération des Magasins de Bricolage et de l'aménagement de la maison (FMB) has signed a charter for the promotion View news...

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6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Pentrilo, painting tools

Pentrilo

Pentrilo: The future of the painting tools

More than 1 100 participants came to the 6th Global DIY Summit in Barcelona. Here are the portraits of some of the most important companies that exhibited at the International Congress Exhibition.

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Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, Michael Sylvester

Moki-veži

Come, buy, get advice

New competitors are changing the DIY trade environment in Lithuania. The Lithuanian chain Moki-veži has reacted with a strategy which is based on profiling through expertise View article...

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Rothenberger Industrial, displays in red and yellow
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Rothenberger Industrial, party items

Rothenberger Industrial

Targeting growth through exports

Rothenberger Industrial has established itself in the building market in the segments of soldering and welding, plumbing tools and gas heating products. The company now aims to achieve further growth by expanding its export quota View article...

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Bellaflora, facade, Austria, Villach
Bellaflora, Austria, Villach
Bellaflora, Austria, Villach, plants
Bellaflora, Austria, Villach, greenhouse

Austria - Bellaflora

Green pioneer

Garden centre operator Bellaflora is creating a distinctive profile for itself through sustainability. Its latest moder­nisation project in Villach is another example of this View article...

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Spoga+Gafa, Cologne, Boulevard of ideas

Spoga+Gafa

More international than ever

And bigger than for years. The added-value concept of Spoga+Gafa, which continues to be regarded as the world’s leading green trade show, has proved a success View article...

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ManoMano gets more capital for its expansion

ManoMano, an online marketplace for DIY and garden products which is active in several European countries, gets a capital increase to the amount of View news...

Special section for 3D printers at Expo F

As part of the Expo F, International Trade Fair for Hardware Tools & Construction Materials in Panama City, there will be a 3D printers show. View news...

Davidsens Tømmerhandel reports an increase of nearly three per cent

The Danish home improvement and building materials chain Davidsens Tømmerhandel increased its sales most recently by 2.9 per cent. In fiscal View news...

Nick Roberts to become new CEO of Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins, the parent company of British DIY chain Wickes, is to get a new CEO. John Carter will step down as CEO and from the Travis Perkins View news...

UK garden market up by three per cent in 2018

The UK garden market grew last year by 3 per cent. It has a volume of GBP 5.7 bn. These figures have been published by the Horticultural Trades View news...

CIHS remains on the new dates in the first half of October

The next China International Hardware Show (CIHS) in Shanghai will take place this year from 10 - 12 October. The organisers are thus keeping to the View news...

Koelnmesse is bundling its "Global Competence in Hardware"

Koelnmesse wants to bundle its activities in the field of hardware in future under the motto "Koelnmesse: Global Competence in Hardware". View news...

Lighting congress at double fair in Panama

The first Design + Lighting Latin America 2019 congress will be staged on the first two days of the Inter Lumi and Expo F double trade fair in Panama View news...

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Festive ceremony in Stockholm

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