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Rainer Strnad

DIY stores for Future

Improving people's homes: that is the claim of the home improvement industry. In the year 2020, year one after the global breakthrough of the Fridays for...View comment...
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Wall design - Meffert AG Farbwerke

Following German standards

Paints, plasters, varnishes and more: the manufacturer Meffert AG Farbwerke is a family-run company with short decision-making routes ... View article...
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TLW

More services for customers in Taiwan

Besides its trading business, the Test Rite Group operates the leading Taiwanese home improvement retail chain. It is currently focusing on the topic of... View article...

Garden

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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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Horto do Campo Grande, Portugal

Green Portugal

The garden retailer Horto do Campo Grande and plant producer Planta Livre are symbolic of the dynamism in Portugal’s garden business

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Distribution

TLW, Build your own Buddha
TLW, Jason Chang, Test Rite, general manager.
TLW, Sanitary facilities
TLW, consultation areas, kitchen planning
TLW, Electrical appliances
TLW, DIY innovation space
TLW, tools

TLW

More services for customers in Taiwan

Besides its trading business, the Test Rite Group operates the leading Taiwanese home improvement retail chain. It is currently focusing on the topic of renovation – and the education of future customers View article...

Suppliers

The Marburg Wallpaper Factory, handmade
The Marburg Wallpaper Factory, design Zaha Hadid, 
The Marburg Wallpaper Factory, design Allen Jones

Wall design - The Marburg Wallpaper Factory

Wallpapers for the world

The German company The Marburg Wallpaper Factory aspires to style-consciously lead the trend in international interior design View article...

Regional report

South Africa, Cashbuild, 250 stores
South Africa, Cashbuild, Building materials
South Africa, Cashbuild, Building materials
South Africa, Cashbuild store

Africa - Cashbuild

Cashbuild concentrates on the basics

With its targeted assortment policy and investments in its store portfolio, the South African home improvement chain is one of the country’s top 10 listed companies View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show, biggest hardware exhibition
Taiwan Hardware Show, international buyers

Taiwan Hardware Show

The hand tools kingdom

Taiwan Hardware Show is an industry-mover exhibition driving the global hardware capabilities of that country which is the world’s second largest exporter for hand tools View article...