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Rainer Strnad

Talk to one another!

"Brands - and I'm talking of suppliers brands - will play an increasingly important role in the future." "In ten years at the latest, we...View comment...
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Hardware and tools - Bosch

Sticking, suction, claw care

Bosch has come up trumps again this year with a plethora of product ideas. New products for the household and for use in creative design are intended to... View article...
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Dähne Verlag

Relatively quiet

There were no massive surprises in the home improvement business in Germany in 2017. However, the top 20 retailers increased their sales at home and abroad... 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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China International Hardware Show, CIHS, visitors

Match and meet in Shanghai

Once again China International Hardware Show attracts over 50 000 visitors to Shanghai. To bring exhibitors and buyers together more effectively, the View article...

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THS, visitor attendance

The rise of the Middle East

The growing importance of this part of the world was manifested in the visitor statistics at the 17th Taiwan Hardware Show. Exhibitors delighted in a View article...

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IAW, twice a year

A broad spectrum

The International Trade Fair for Retail Promotions and Imports – IAW in Cologne is seen as a barometer for the industry. Hardware and garden articles View article...

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International Hardware Fair, European trade press conference, J. Wolfgang Kirchhoff, Katharina C. Hamma, Sarah Becker-Kraft

The fair is digitalised

The International Hardware Fair is almost fully booked. But Amazon and Co. are characterising events at the Cologne trade fair more and more

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ManoMano

Faster than Amazon

The home improvement and gardening industry is the last non-­digital sector, says Christian Raisson. The co-founder of ManoMano sees potential here above all for the specialists – and for manufacturers as the heart of the digital transformation View article...

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Bosch

Autumn cut with an eBike

And lawnmower with vacuum cleaner technology: Bosch uses its know-how from other company divisions for its garden equipment View article...

Regional reports

Spanish regions: DIY store density

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The Spanish regions

At the end of 2017 there were 317 DIY stores in Spain. The figures of DIY International's latest regional report Spain available for download View article...

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International Hardware Fair, Cologne

International Hardware Fair

Increasingly international

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