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Rainer Strnad

Lessons learned from over 30 years

DIY International is celebrating its 30th birthday. Originally established as "DIY in Europe", the magazine has been reporting international DIY...View comment...
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Building and renovation - Euromonitor International

Good news

Weaker construction activity, climbing house prices and an older housing stock create more renovation demand in Europe, says Erika Sirimanne from Euromonitor... View article...
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Climate change

Figures dictated by the weather

Climate change has arrived in the home improvement sector – at least, that’s how the sector figures for last year from Germany, Austria and Switzerland... View article...

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Rothenberger Industrial, displays in red and yellow

Targeting growth through exports

Rothenberger Industrial has established itself in the building market in the segments of soldering and welding, plumbing tools and gas heating View article...

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Krinner, Christmas tree stand

The Christmas experts

The German think tank Krinner continues to offer innovations for the Christmas tree

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Ledvance, Endura Style range

Sleek design

At Light + Building, Ledvance showcased numerous additions to its LED luminaires portfolio for indoors and outdoors

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Tesa, packaging concept

Now under the brand Tesa

Tesa has integrated the entire “nie wieder bohren” assortment of adhesive solutions into a European-wide bath accessories range

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Distribution

House-Hasson, UPC-code readers
House-Hasson, Don Hasson (l)

House-Hasson

Help to be better

House-Hasson Hardware changed from simply being a wholesaler into a marketing and management partner for its customers – and survived View article...

Suppliers

Rothenberger Industrial, displays in red and yellow
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Rothenberger Industrial, party items

Rothenberger Industrial

Targeting growth through exports

Rothenberger Industrial has established itself in the building market in the segments of soldering and welding, plumbing tools and gas heating products. The company now aims to achieve further growth by expanding its export quota View article...

Regional report

Finland, K-rauta
The author: Minna Liuksiala, Managing director of Rasi Ry

Nordic countries - Finland

Concept instead of king-size

DIY International asked Minna Liuksiala, managing director of Rasi Ry, Finnish Hardware Association, for an assessment of the current situation on the home improvement market View article...

Events

Taiwan Hardware Show, increased number of visitors
Taiwan Hardware Show, major buyers

Taiwan Hardware Show

More overseas buyers as well

In its 18th edition, the Taiwan Hardware Show in Taichung increased both its number of visitors and number of exhibitors View article...