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Rainer Strnad

Green room for improvement

Fediyma has just published the World Home Improvement Report that it compiled together with Edra. This market is now worth EUR 594 billion globally, and...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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AllHome

AllHome ramps up its presence

The Philippine home improvement chain wants to grow from 45 to 70 locations in 2020. A new sales channel for professional customers is also planned ... View article...

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AllHome, three store formats

AllHome ramps up its presence

The Philippine home improvement chain wants to grow from 45 to 70 locations in 2020. A new sales channel for professional customers is also planned

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Euromonitor, Europe, Paint and wall covering

Ripe for disruption

Are direct-to-consumer brands painting DIY retailers into a corner? Erika Sirimanne from Euromonitor International analyses the European paint and View article...

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Let's do it, plain language zone

Digital and emotive

In the new pilot store of its distribution channel Let’s do it, the Austrian company 3e AG shows how an intelligent omnichannel concept can work

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Bauaktiv discount DIY store, Falkenstein

The first proper German discount DIY store?

The German DIY store operator NBB has introduced a new distribution channel. The first Bauaktiv discount DIY store opened at the beginning of May View article...

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Leroy Merlin, Portugal, Alfragide

What a show

Leroy Merlin tests its showroom concept in Portugal. It is based on brands, inspiration and, above all, on full, competent advice

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Dähne Verlag, Statistics Home Improvement Retail

Based on figures

The new volume of Statistics Home Improvement Retail 2019 updates the development of the markets. Changes took place in the Top 20 in Europe and View article...

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Crest Hardware, urban gardening store, New York City
Crest Hardware, garden centre, Brooklyn
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Crest Hardware, greenhouse, house­plants

Crest Hardware

A secret oasis in the middle of Brooklyn

That’s how Joe Franquinho describes his garden centre in New York. However it is no longer a secret tip: the young owner is telling everyone all around the world about how he has added a green business to his hardware store. You can even celebrate your wedding or bar mitzvah there now View article...

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Meffert, headquarters, Bad Kreuznach

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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Gardena, Sweden

Nordic countries - Gardena/Husqvarna

Nordic background

The German garden brand Gardena enjoys success in the Nordic countries thanks to its link with Swedish parent company Husqvarna View article...

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Asia-Pacific Sourcing, new logo

Asia-Pacific Sourcing

With new logo

This year’s Asia-Pacific Sourcing was bigger and more international than ever before. A new logo highlights the connection to the Eisenwarenmesse View article...