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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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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...

Suppliers

Koczwara,
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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 now planning further expansion View article...

Regional report

South Africa, Cashbuild, 250 stores
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Africa - Cashbuild

Cashbuild concentrates on the basics

With its targeted assortment policy and investments in its store portfolio, the South African home improvement chain is one of the country’s top 10 listed companies View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show 2019
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Taiwan Hardware Show

20th birthday in Taiwan

Taiwan is the world’s third-largest manufacturer and exporter of hardware and hand tools. For two decades, the Taiwan Hardware Show has been giving the industry a stage to present to buyers from all around the globe. In October 2020 in Taichung, the centre of this industry, it’s that time again View article...