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Rainer Strnad

The empires strike back

"They were once the ones that emerged as a new, disruptive retail format, calling traditional retail structures into question. The DIY retailers have...View comment...
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Paint - Major European markets

Common suffering

In the major markets of Europe – Germany, France and Great Britain – sales in coating agents are declining ... View article...
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Coop Bau + Hobby

An upmarket ambience

It’s called upgrading: in its extended and modernised store in Sissach, Coop Bau + Hobby is trialling the new concepts with which the Swiss market leader... View article...

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Thermoflor, Intratuin, food hall

Green alone is not enough

Fresh fruit, vegetables and meat are attracting additional customers: Thermoflor has implemented a new entrance concept with food hall for the View article...

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Bosch, Divisional Director Henning von Boxberg (r.),  Managing Director Henk Becker

Autumn cut with an eBike

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

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Thorsten Schwenecke, Char-Broil

Nordic focus country

Thorsten Schwenecke, Brand Marketing Manager Europe at Char-­Broil, explains why Denmark is so important for the grill provider

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Wholesale Traders, Ornamental Plant Products

Shifts in the European market

The demand for flowers and plants is growing. The industry is coping with challenges such as Brexit and the Russian crisis while opening up new View article...

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Dähne Verlag, Statistics home improvement + garden

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 by more than two per cent, according to Dähne Verlag View article...

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Batavia

Look back with a smile

Ten years ago, Henk van Ommen founded the Dutch tool provider Batavia. In DIY International he takes stock on its special anniversary View article...

Regional report

DIY Retailers worldwide, Volume 2
DIY Retailers worldwide, Volume 2
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USA - DIY Retailers

Not just orange and blue

The US market is more than Home Depot and Lowe’s. A glance at the reference work DIY Retailers worldwide reveals a colourful variety 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...