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Rainer Strnad

Talk to one another!

"Brands - and I'm talking of suppliers brands - will play an increasingly important role in the future." "In ten years at the latest, we...View comment...
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Hardware and tools - Taiwan

Strong export nation

The Taiwanese hand tools industry placed emphasis on quality at the International Hardware Fair in Cologne, with the winners of the Taiwan Excellence Award... View article...
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Obi

Good and bad companies

Customer, customer, customer: that’s how Obi’s current business strategy could be summarised. Sergio Giroldi demands that not only his company, but... View article...

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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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HDM, Moers and Möckern

New set up

HDM re-established itself last year and has put new future-safe structures into place

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Garden distribution

Thermoflor, Intratuin, food hall
Kees van der Avoird, Intratuin

Intratuin

Green alone is not enough

Fresh fruit, vegetables and meat are attracting additional customers: Thermoflor has implemented a new entrance concept with food hall for the Intratuin garden centre in Breda View article...

Suppliers

Tesa, packaging concept

Tesa

Now under the brand Tesa

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

Regional report

DIY Retailers worldwide, Volume 2
DIY Retailers worldwide, Volume 2
DIY Retailers worldwide, Volume 2
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USA - DIY Retailers

Not just orange and blue

The US market is more than Home Depot and Lowe’s. A glance at the reference work DIY Retailers worldwide reveals a colourful variety View article...

Events

Glee, British garden trade show
Glee, Retail Lab

Glee

Glee is growing

The British garden trade show has regained its popularity with exhibitors and visitors, not least due to its accompanying programme of events View article...