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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 - Taiwan

Strong export nation

The Taiwanese hand tools industry placed emphasis on quality at the International Hardware Fair in Cologne, with the winners of the Taiwan Excellence Award... View article...
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Obi

Good and bad companies

Customer, customer, customer: that’s how Obi’s current business strategy could be summarised. Sergio Giroldi demands that not only his company, but... View article...

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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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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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Tendence, Outdoor Living presentation

Fresh start in Frankfurt

Tendence received a make-over concept in time for the new June launch date, which made the garden centre fair a whole lot more interesting

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Leroy Merlin, retail management program, standard store

Leroy Merlin

Global roll-out

Groupe Adeo digitalises its retail management. Leroy Merlin made the start in Russia, now it continues View article...

Garden suppliers

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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 report

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Dehner, quality plants
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Germany

Green giant

Dehner, the German family-run company, is the largest pure garden centre operator in Europe. And it hasn’t stopped expanding yet 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...