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Rainer Strnad

So much is new

At the moment it's hard to keep up with reporting on all the new floor space concepts, formats and pilot stores which are being launched in the trade. But...View comment...
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Wall Design - Leco

All-rounder and more

Leco presents innovations from its wall coverings division in its range of paintable wallpapers... View article...
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Bathroom furniture

Smart and sexy

In the distribution of bathroom furniture, mirror cabinets and illuminated mirrors, DIY retailers play a significant role throughout Europe. And the product... View article...

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Asia-Pacific Sourcing, new logo

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

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National Hardware Show, Las Vegas

New sections in Las Vegas

Tiny Living, Impulse Aisle, and Retail Service Solutions are some of the new features announced for this year’s National Hardware Show

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CIHS, Shanhai, 2018

The China International Hardware Show maintains early October dates

The China International Hardware Show (CIHS) is seen as leading hardware show in Asia and the second largest in the world, organised by Koelnmesse View article...

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Taiwan Hardware Show, increased number of visitors

More overseas buyers as well

In its 18th edition, the Taiwan Hardware Show in Taichung increased both its number of visitors and number of exhibitors

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Asia-Pacific Sourcing, Best of China group

Biggest edition ever

Exhibitor numbers are set to rise once more at the Asia-Pacific Sourcing taking place from 25 to 27 February. At the same time and directly adjacent, View article...

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Spoga+Gafa, Cologne, Boulevard of ideas

More international than ever

And bigger than for years. The added-value concept of Spoga+Gafa, which continues to be regarded as the world’s leading green trade show, has proved View article...

Garden distribution

2019 Garden Trends Report, Greener living spaces
2019 Garden Trends Report, City gardening, Katie Dubow
2019 Garden Trends Report, urban gardening
2019 Garden Trends Report, Cacti as Pinterest stars

Garden Trends Report

The rising trend of connectivity

Rooted together: that is the title of the 2019 Garden Trends Report, which is published annually by the Garden Media Group. Co-author Katie Dubow explains the trends in city gardening that feature in this. View article...

Suppliers

Blaupunkt, USB port
Blaupunkt, USB port
Blaupunkt, day-night sensor

Blaupunkt

Functionality and design

The German electronics brand Blaupunkt is set to launch a new range of insect killers. Its exclusive distributor is Velleman, a major European wholesaler View article...

Regional report

Coop Bau + Hobby, customer information point
Coop Bau + Hobby, garden centre
Coop Bau + Hobby, timber department
Coop Bau + Hobby, customer navigation system
Coop Bau + Hobby, DIY store building 
Coop Bau + Hobby, garden centre, Rickenbach 
Coop Bau + Hobby, special zone

Switzerland - Coop Bau + Hobby

Focused on the retail area

In its new store in Feuerthalen and the modernised flagship store in Rickenbach, Swiss market leader Coop Bau + Hobby shows what it is capable of View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show, increased number of visitors
Taiwan Hardware Show, major buyers

Taiwan Hardware Show

More overseas buyers as well

In its 18th edition, the Taiwan Hardware Show in Taichung increased both its number of visitors and number of exhibitors View article...