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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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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...

Distribution

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...

Suppliers

Batavia Maxx
Maxxfire

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

Sheri Raznick, Revionics
Contractors, key customer category for DIY retailers
USA, home electronics, appliances

USA - Revionics

Using floor space efficiently

Planning of the sales area and price management are two of the most important disciplines in retailing. How good are the Americans at these? DIY International asked the specialist, Revionics, about this 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...