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Rainer Strnad

Make humans great again

 Is it an illusion, or are we currently experiencing a renaissance of the trade show? Koeln­messe has just announced the biggest visitor attendance for...View comment...
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Paint - Nespoli

“We are a network of companies”

The Italian company Nespoli is very well connected in the European markets. A conversation with owner Alessandro Nespoli about sensible generalisations... View article...
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Good Home

DIY stores for the sultanate

Following the Thai model Home Pro and with the support of industry, the newly established Good Home chain aims to conquer the market in Brunei ... 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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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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Good Home, situated in shopping centres
Good Home, general manager David Lau
Good Home, household items
Good Home, private label products
Good Home, expansion in Brunei
Good Home, paint mixing
Good Home, the author, Jennee Grace U. Rubrico

Good Home

DIY stores for the sultanate

Following the Thai model Home Pro and with the support of industry, the newly established Good Home chain aims to conquer the market in Brunei View article...

Garden suppliers

Hans-Jürgen Herr, EMEA boss, Weber
Weber, kettle grill

Weber

No effect on European business

Weber’s EMEA boss Hans-Jürgen Herr on the American-European trade dispute, on unilateralist threats and on the question of whether the barbecue market is saturated View article...

Regional report

Aarschot, Oh'Green
CEO Bob Douliez, full-blooded retailer
Oh'Green, planter department
Oh'Green, Aarschot
Oh'Green, presentation product ranges
The author, Thierry Coeman

Belgium - Oh'Green

Three times the green expertise

Bob Douliez, CEO of the Garden Center Holding, talks about the new Belgian garden centre concept Oh’Green, which has emerged from three formats View article...

Events

IAW, twice a year
IAW, tools

IAW

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 also have their place here View article...