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Rainer Strnad

Green room for improvement

Fediyma has just published the World Home Improvement Report that it compiled together with Edra. This market is now worth EUR 594 billion globally, and...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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AllHome

AllHome ramps up its presence

The Philippine home improvement chain wants to grow from 45 to 70 locations in 2020. A new sales channel for professional customers is also planned ... View article...

Regional reports

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French DIY Market, FMB, Inoha

Thankful for small mercies

The latest figures for the French DIY market as a whole reveal growth of 0.4 per cent, but sales in DIY stores are down 0.3 per cent. The sector View article...

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Southeast Asia, sultanate Brunei

Good prospects again

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

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China, shopping centres, specialist trade stores

Untapped opportunities

China’s housing market is not developing as desired, and the country continues to have no do-it-yourself culture. Companies such as Alibaba and View article...

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Brunei, Good Home

Change the mindset

Brunei’s home improvement industry is proving to be resilient in the economically difficult environment. However it is more a do-it-for-me market. View article...

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Malaysia, Mr. DIY, store

Asean expansion

Malaysian company Mr. DIY has crafted quite a narrative in the last three years with its rapid growth around South East Asia, offline as well as View article...

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Woodie's, Irish market leader

The Irish number 1

Woodie’s DIY has emerged stronger from the transformation programme that the Grafton Group implemented in the traditional Irish company

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Garden distribution

Crest Hardware, urban gardening store, New York City
Crest Hardware, garden centre, Brooklyn
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Crest Hardware, greenhouse, house­plants

Crest Hardware

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 around the world about how he has added a green business to his hardware store. You can even celebrate your wedding or bar mitzvah there now 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

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Sweden - Statistics

A plethora of formats

The DIY retail scene in Sweden is incredibly varied. Alongside paint specialists and big-box stores, Byggmax and Clas Ohlson in particular have established their own formats View article...

7th Global DIY Summit 2019

Bostik, New DIY product range

Bostik

New DIY product range

Bostik's participation at the DIY Summit 2019 in Ireland made us look back on successful days with many new connections. As a platinum sponsor, Bostik View article...