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Home, sweet home

The fact that this issue of DIY International is coming out under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic will surprise no one. There are only a few articles...View comment...

Garden

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Pär Åström, president of the Gardena division

Explosion of demand

Gardena reports double-digit growth rates. That’s not only down to the industry-wide coronavirus effect. After all, the brand has doubled its sales View article...

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Compost Urbain, compost silo

Kitchen composting

This year’s Gardena garden award went to Compost Urbain. It is no accident that the young designer Malcolm Hammer developed his idea in the densely View article...

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Volmary's Candy-Bar

Sweets? Vegetables!

They look just like sweets and chocolates but they are snack vegetables: Volmary’s Candy-Bar concept brings together five varieties of mini View article...

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Landi, garden including plants

Reliability as brand core

Landi, the retail division of the Swiss agricultural cooperative Fenaco, is growing with a strategy which hasn’t changed for years: small on View article...

Suppliers

Decisive factor for selection of shopping location, Source: Frankeconsult/EPLF/MMFA
Locations for flooring purchase, Source: Frankeconsult/EPLF/MMFA
Who decides about flooring purchase, Frankeconsult/EPLF/MMFA
Trigger for flooring decision, Frankeconsult/EPLF/MMFA

European study

Floorings are a woman’s business

At least when it comes to purchasing decisions. When it comes to the place of purchase, DIY and hardware stores are right at the front. That is according to a new study which the EPLF and MMFA have carried out together for the first time View article...

Regional report

Leroy Merlin, Italy, Rome-Laurentina
Bricoman, Groupe Adeo, Italy
Bricofer, Italy
Obi, Italy
Statistics Italy, Inhabitants per store
Statistics Italy, economic data and home improvement stores
Statistics Italy, home improvement retailers in Italy, soure: Monitoraggio GDS Giugno

Italy - Statistics and economics

DIY store density with north-south divide

Italy is economically characterised by extremes. That is also true of the DIY industry. The economically strong regions of Italy are located in the north of the country. This is where the DIY store operators have invested in retail space View article...

Events

Spoga+Gafa, new permanent date

Spoga+Gafa

Three months earlier in future

Koelnmesse made use of the cancellation of Spoga+Gafa 2020 to introduce a new permanent date in the first half of the year for the world’s leading trade fair in the garden and lifestyle industry View article...