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Sales by Swiss DIY stores stagnate in 2019

Industry sales of the Swiss DIY stores remained unchanged at CHF 3.37 bn in 2019.

Industry sales of the Swiss DIY stores remained unchanged at CHF 3.37 bn in 2019.

The DIY store industry in Switzerland did not achieve any growth rates in 2019. Industry sales remained unchanged at CHF 3.37 bn (+0.0 per cent). Only in the adjusted development could a plus of 0.3 per cent be recorded. These figures, which are based on data from the market research company GfK, have been published by the German industry association BHB.

The heaviest losses were suffered by the garden furniture segment with a minus of 10.0 per cent. Further declining assortments were garden tools/irrigation and drainage (-3.4 per cent) as well as leisure/seasonal assortments at -2.9 per cent. Developments were positive, for example, in the product groups "other" (+3.5 per cent), technology/office/entertainment (+3.2 per cent) and household goods (+2.8 per cent).

| 5 March 2020 | 11:41


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