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Rainer Strnad

Cooperate or die

"Innovate or die" is one theme of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin in June. It doesn't sound a really original theme at first glance: ask anyone...View comment...
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Housewares and deco - Hailo

Mapping the future

Hailo has repositioned itself as a brand, defining its corporate identity and the brand in a brand book for the first time ... View article...
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ManoMano

“You have to reckon with us”

The online marketplace ManoMano wants to become market leader in six European countries. It currently has the highest growth rates in Germany ... 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...

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Vietnam Hardware and Hand Tools Expo, Ho Chi Minh City

International trade fair in Vietnam

The third Vietnam Hardware and Hand Tools Expo takes place at the start of December in Ho Chi Minh City. The event organisers Vinexad have announced View article...

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China International Hardware Show, Shanghai

Two weeks earlier

This year’s China International Hardware Show will take place mid October. Some 3 000 exhibitors are expected to present their products in Shanghai

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Manuel Rucar, Catja Caspary, Stefan Lohrberg (right), Katharina C. Hamma (2nd from right)

Things happen there

Koelnmesse has taken stock of the innovations introduced last year at spoga+gafa and reached a positive conclusion. That’s why there will be further View article...

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National Hardware Show, new logo

A new start in Las Vegas

The organisers of the National Hardware Show have heralded the dawn of a new era, and a new logo symbolic of a host of innovations

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International Hardware Fair, Cologne

Increasingly international

The International Hardware Fair in Cologne was held for four days again this year. The share of international visitors keeps on growing

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ManoMano, France, online market leader
ManoMano, Germany, Nils Kernchen

ManoMano

“You have to reckon with us”

The online marketplace ManoMano wants to become market leader in six European countries. It currently has the highest growth rates in Germany View article...

Suppliers

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Rothenberger Industrial

Targeting growth through exports

Rothenberger Industrial has established itself in the building market in the segments of soldering and welding, plumbing tools and gas heating products. The company now aims to achieve further growth by expanding its export quota View article...

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Obi, standalone store, Schaffhausen
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Switzerland - Obi

First Obi standalone in Switzerland

Migros Schweiz intends to increase its DIY store presence in medium-sized cities in the country View article...

6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Einhell, Power X-Change range

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Einhell at the Global DIY Summit

Alongside 1 100 representatives from 50 countries, Einhell Germany AG appeared at the annual international Global DIY Summit in Barcelona as a platinu View article...