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Rainer Strnad

The empires strike back

"They were once the ones that emerged as a new, disruptive retail format, calling traditional retail structures into question. The DIY retailers have...View comment...
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Paint - Major European markets

Common suffering

In the major markets of Europe – Germany, France and Great Britain – sales in coating agents are declining ... View article...
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Coop Bau + Hobby

An upmarket ambience

It’s called upgrading: in its extended and modernised store in Sissach, Coop Bau + Hobby is trialling the new concepts with which the Swiss market leader... View article...

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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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Batavia Maxx

Look back with a smile

Ten years ago, Henk van Ommen founded the Dutch tool provider Batavia. In DIY International he takes stock on its special anniversary

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Bisk, Poland

Also open for experiments

The Polish company Bisk has been present on the global market for bathroom accessories for 35 years. Tradition forms stand alongside product lines in View article...

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AI beats gut instinct

To avoid margin leakage, retailers should take advantage of data science to assist with their pricing and promotional strategies – that’s the firm belief of Cheryl Sullivan of Revionics View article...

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Batavia

Look back with a smile

Ten years ago, Henk van Ommen founded the Dutch tool provider Batavia. In DIY International he takes stock on its special anniversary View article...

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USA - The big three

The big three

Home Depot, Lowe’s und Menards dominate America’s home centre category View article...

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Taiwan Hardware Show

The rise of the Middle East

The growing importance of this part of the world was manifested in the visitor statistics at the 17th Taiwan Hardware Show. Exhibitors delighted in a visitor pool of even greater diversity View article...