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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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Tesa, packaging concept

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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...

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Guillermo Leal, president of the Spanish DIY retailers’ association ADFB, president of ATB Bricolaje
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Spain - ADFB

Digitalisation, innovation, logistics

These are the three buzzwords cited by Guillermo Leal, chairman of the Spanish retailers’ association ADFB, when asked about the greatest challenges facing the home improvement sector in his country. Here we reproduce his full interview with DIY International View article...

6th Global DIY Summit 2018

Einhell, Power X-Change range

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Einhell at the Global DIY Summit

Alongside 1 100 representatives from 50 countries, Einhell Germany AG appeared at the annual international Global DIY Summit in Barcelona as a platinu View article...