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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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Taiwan Hardware Show 2019

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 View article...

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CIHS, China International Hardware Show

Back to Pudong, forward to August

China International Hardware Show will be brought forward by two months and is returning to its former site, the Shanghai Pudong International Expo View article...

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International Hardware Fair, DIY Boulevard

The DIY Boulevard is getting longer

At the International Hardware Fair, around 2 800 exhibitors from over 55 countries present themselves. Interest in the home improvement industry has View article...

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Taiwan Hardware Show, Taichung, 430 exhibitors

Taichung is building for the Taiwan Hardware Show

The trade fair has once again increased visits in its latest edition. But the number of exhibitors is currently unable to grow because there is no View article...

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Christmasworld, Retail Boulevard

Experience per square metre

More than ever before, Christmasworld in Frankfurt sees itself as a source of inspiration for the stationary trade which needs to offer shoppable View article...

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Glee 2019, Birmingham

Sustainability to dominate the fair

An atmosphere of optimism resonated throughout the halls of this year’s Glee, say the organisers of the British garden trade fair. For the 2020 View article...

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Walmart’s South African
Home Improvement stores in Africa

Africa

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 shape in other regions View article...

Suppliers

Koczwara,
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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

Brunei, Good Home
Brunei, Good Home
Brunei, Do it best
Brunei, Do it best

Southeast Asia - Brunei

Change the mindset

Brunei’s home improvement industry is proving to be resilient in the economically difficult environment. However it is more a do-it-for-me market. Good Home wants to change that View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show 2019
Gerd Keim, Kaigo
Taiwan Hardware Show
Taiwan Hardware Show
Taiwan Hardware Show, Taiwan

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...