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Rainer Strnad

Cooperate or die

"Innovate or die" is one theme of the 7th Global DIY Summit in Dublin in June. It doesn't sound a really original theme at first glance: ask anyone...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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ManoMano

“You have to reckon with us”

The online marketplace ManoMano wants to become market leader in six European countries. It currently has the highest growth rates in Germany ... View article...

Garden

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Erika Sirimanne, Euromonitor International

Opportunities indoors and outdoors

Gardening sales in Western Europe continue to grow, according to Euromonitor International. This is because consumers want it both ways: to bring View article...

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Hans-Jürgen Herr, EMEA boss, 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 View article...

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London, garden centre, plants

Very British

Garden centres in Great Britain are in a class of their own. A small store tour in Greater London

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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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ManoMano, France, online market leader
ManoMano, Germany, Nils Kernchen

ManoMano

“You have to reckon with us”

The online marketplace ManoMano wants to become market leader in six European countries. It currently has the highest growth rates in Germany View article...

Suppliers

Krinner, Christmas tree stand
Krinner, Lumix SuperLight
Krinner, Tree Topper, Light Balls

Krinner

The Christmas experts

The German think tank Krinner continues to offer innovations for the Christmas tree View article...

Regional report

Patrick Vandenbogaerde, Managing Director Brico Belgium Group
Brico Plan-it brand
Brico, Maxeda Group
The author, Thierry Coeman

Belgium - Brico Belgium Group

Don’t panic

In an interview, Patrick Vandenbogaerde, Managing Director of Brico Belgium Group, explains how he wants to secure the position of market leader, even in difficult times View article...

6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Dachser, DIY-Logistics

Dachser

Destination: The World

Dachser DIY-Logistics uses its pipeline to organise the flow of goods from supplier to all 18 000 DIY outlets in Europe, and back again. To make this View article...