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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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Housewares and deco - Kärcher

The most beautiful place on earth

The German manufacturer Kärcher wants to continue offering its customers products for making everyday life easier in 2019 ... View article...
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DIY market

Generally positive

The DIY market in the EU has developed more steadily again in recent years. Only in the garden can weaknesses be seen ... View article...

Garden

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Pot plant exports, Netherlands

The hot summer burned exports

There’s a shake-up in progress in the international green sector. Dutch exporters of flowers and plants aren’t the only ones seeking – and finding – View article...

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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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Distribution

Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, assortment range
Moki-veži, Michael Sylvester

Moki-veži

Come, buy, get advice

New competitors are changing the DIY trade environment in Lithuania. The Lithuanian chain Moki-veži has reacted with a strategy which is based on profiling through expertise View article...

Suppliers

Krinner, Christmas tree stand
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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

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Austria - Clever Edge

A clean cut

The Austrian start-up Clever Edge presents a simple solution for a familiar problem which anyone who has a lawn will recognise View article...

6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Rapid, Innovation for end user

Rapid

Innovation for the end user

At Rapid, we always strive to make our tools better, smarter and more efficient. We listen carefully to the needs of our end users who value efficient View article...