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Rainer Strnad

From -80 to +20 per cent

How has the international home improvement industry come through the Covid-19 crisis? This is a question that cannot really be answered by a magazine such...View comment...
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Living and design trends - Koczwara

Floorings for every requirement

The German manufacturer Koczwara works for an international customer base. With its fundamental values of partnership, reliability and flexibility, it is... View article...
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France

Market recovery in France

2019 was a good year for the overall market, among other things because the French bought and sold more property than for a long time. The DIY stores profited... View article...

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„Online services are here to stay“

DK Hardware CFO Art Goldman shares his thoughts on what to expect during the upcoming months for e-commerce, after Covid-19 View article...

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Distribution/sales channels, Source: FMB, Inoha

Market recovery in France

2019 was a good year for the overall market, among other things because the French bought and sold more property than for a long time. The DIY stores View article...

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CMB,

To Libya and in the Sudan

The Egyptian CMB Group doesn't only supply markets in Africa with its building products, it exports throughout the whole of the world. It is now also View article...

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Edra/Ghin/Fediyma, Bunnings

Understanding how customers are changing

Michael Schneider is managing director at Bunnings. At the Global DIY Summit in Amsterdam, he will give an insight into the way the DIY market leader View article...

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Walmart’s South African

Retail diversity in the South

South Africa has by far the most diverse home improvement retail industry on the African continent. But expansion efforts are also gradually taking View article...

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Castorama

Dual customer guidance

Castorama is testing a new concept in its recently opened store in Bordeaux. Customers are asked right at the start of the customer journey: "Need to View article...

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The French DIY Market, change rates, Source: FMB, Inoha
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Market shares of the DIY stores, Source: FMB, Inoha

France

Market recovery in France

2019 was a good year for the overall market, among other things because the French bought and sold more property than for a long time. The DIY stores profited only to some extent from this View article...

Suppliers

Koczwara,
Koczwara, Jangal
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Koczwara, Managing Director Andreas Koczwara

Living and design trends - Koczwara

Floorings for every requirement

The German manufacturer Koczwara works for an international customer base. With its fundamental values of partnership, reliability and flexibility, it is now planning further expansion View article...

Regional report

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France - French DIY market

Thankful for small mercies

The latest figures for the French DIY market as a whole reveal growth of 0.4 per cent, but sales in DIY stores are down 0.3 per cent. The sector regards this as a sign of its resilience, however View article...

Events

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Spoga+Gafa

A companion through the greenery

Trade fairs need to expand the way they see themselves, says Stefan Lohrberg, who is responsible for the Spoga+Gafa at Koelnmesse. The latest edition of the world’s leading trade fair for the green industry proves that he’s not entirely wrong about that View article...