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Rainer Strnad

From -80 to +20 per cent

How has the international home improvement industry come through the Covid-19 crisis? This is a question that cannot really be answered by a magazine such...View comment...
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Living and design trends - Koczwara

Floorings for every requirement

The German manufacturer Koczwara works for an international customer base. With its fundamental values of partnership, reliability and flexibility, it is... View article...
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France

Market recovery in France

2019 was a good year for the overall market, among other things because the French bought and sold more property than for a long time. The DIY stores profited... View article...

Garden

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Bellaflora

A green experience oasis

Bellaflora, the leader in the Austrian garden centre market, is remodelling its stores based on a new concept. A variety of themed worlds featuring View article...

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Market for flowers and plants, 2019, stable year

All in all a good year

That’s how Andreas Löbke from Co-Concept describes last year’s market for flowers and plants. Here we document excerpts of his market evaluation on View article...

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Euromonitor, sustainable products

Sustainability and digital disruption

In her analysis of the European and worldwide garden market, Erika Sirimanne, Head of Home and Garden at Euromonitor International, identifies View article...

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Crest Hardware, urban gardening store, New York City

A secret oasis in the middle of Brooklyn

That’s how Joe Franquinho describes his garden centre in New York. However it is no longer a secret tip: the young owner is telling everyone all View article...

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DK Hardware

„Online services are here to stay“

DK Hardware CFO Art Goldman shares his thoughts on what to expect during the upcoming months for e-commerce, after Covid-19 View article...

Suppliers

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Living and design trends - Koczwara

Floorings for every requirement

The German manufacturer Koczwara works for an international customer base. With its fundamental values of partnership, reliability and flexibility, it is now planning further expansion View article...

Regional report

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Southern Asia - Brunei

Good prospects again

Brunei’s economy has had a few difficult years behind it. That also affects sectors relevant to home improvement View article...

Events

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CIHS, China International Hardware Show
CIHS, China International Hardware Show

China International Hardware Show (CIHS)

Back to Pudong, forward to August

China International Hardware Show will be brought forward by two months and is returning to its former site, the Shanghai Pudong International Expo Center. Last year, the trade fair attracted more than 40 000 visitors to Shanghai. Organisers of the trade fair continue to be the China National Hardware Association and Koelnmesse View article...