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Lessons learned from over 30 years

DIY International is celebrating its 30th birthday. Originally established as "DIY in Europe", the magazine has been reporting international DIY...View comment...
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Building and renovation - Laminate

Laminate market shrinks again

Global sales by European producers decline in 2018 by 4.6 per cent. Western Europe is hit the hardest ... 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...

Distribution

Sales of the top 10 DIY retailers in Germany
Sales of the top 10 DIY retailers in Germany and abroad
Statistics Home Improvement Retail 2019
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Statistics

Growth from abroad

The top 10 German DIY store operators grew by almost three per cent last year. But this amount of increase is only achieved from their foreign activities View article...

Suppliers

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Motip Dupli Group

Paint sprays for the DIY segment

The Motip Dupli Group is considered a front-runner on the European market. It has now presented a relaunch of product communication for the Dupli Color brand View article...

Regional report

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Coop Bau + Hobby, garden centre
Coop Bau + Hobby, timber department
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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...

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Spoga+Gafa, Cologne, Boulevard of ideas

Spoga+Gafa

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 a success View article...