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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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Paint - Nespoli

“We are a network of companies”

The Italian company Nespoli is very well connected in the European markets. A conversation with owner Alessandro Nespoli about sensible generalisations... View article...
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ManoMano

“You have to reckon with us”

The online marketplace ManoMano wants to become market leader in six European countries. It currently has the highest growth rates in Germany ... View article...

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ManoMano, France, online market leader

“You have to reckon with us”

The online marketplace ManoMano wants to become market leader in six European countries. It currently has the highest growth rates in Germany

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Leroy Merlin, P`X Store Solution

Uniform and digital

When it comes to shopfitting, interior planning and assortment optimisation, Leroy Merlin relies on a universal software. The pilot is now starting View article...

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Russia, Petrovitch

Small formats in a giant country

In Russia, conditions are getting tougher and growth rates lower. Here too, DIY store operators are looking at smaller towns and formats

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Good Home, situated in shopping centres

DIY stores for the sultanate

Following the Thai model Home Pro and with the support of industry, the newly established Good Home chain aims to conquer the market in Brunei

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Statistics Home Improvement Retail Europe, Dähne Verlag

“We couldn’t resist”

“Statistics Home Improvement Retail Europe” is also extended in the 2018 edition: for the first time, the statistical standard work provides an View article...

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Bunnnings warehouse, Great Britain

Exit after brief intermezzo

Two years ago the takeover, now the retreat: the short Homebase adventure by Wesfarmers

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Erika Sirimanne, Euromonitor International
Grow-your-own, gardening retail sales
Euromonitor International, indoor vs. outdoor furniture
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Euromonitor International, households by dwelling type

Euromonitor International

Opportunities indoors and outdoors

Gardening sales in Western Europe continue to grow, according to Euromonitor International. This is because consumers want it both ways: to bring nature into the home and create outdoor living rooms View article...

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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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FN Neuhofer, headquarters, Austria

Austria - FN Neuhofer

Further investments

Even after 368 years, the family-founded company FN Neuhofer continues its course towards quality and puts a large amount of money into state-of-the-art technologies View article...

6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Pentrilo, painting tools

Pentrilo

Pentrilo: The future of the painting tools

Pentrilo finished another successful day as a Gold sponsor at the Global DIY Summit 2018. The main objective, to internationally publicise the innovat View article...