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Metrika seeking to optimise

The number five in the Russian DIY industry closes unprofitable branches 

Rush of visitors at BAU: The number of international guests in particular has risen significantly.
Record visitors at BAU

For the first time, 250 000 visitors / Considerable increase from abroad 

International hardware fair shortened

Just three instead of four days for the trade fair in Cologne in 2016 

Asia-Pacific Sourcing will take place for the sixth time.
Asia-Pacific Sourcing fully-booked

In addition to the 600 exhibitors, there will now be 300 more from the adjacent IAW 

Byggmax grows by ten per cent

The Swedish chain also increased on a like-for-like basis by almost four per cent in 2014 

Ferroforma, the international trade fair for hardware, DIY and industry supplies, takes place every two year in Bilbao.
Ferroforma strengthens its Home sector

A comprehensive supporting programme for the garden, living and kitchen areas 

Kesko closes with a slight deficit

Last year the Finnish Group’s turnover was down by 0.2 per cent 

Baumax exits Hungary

New merchandising concept for the stores in Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia 

The new stores in Germany are currently using the logo but not the brand name of Intratuin.
Intratuin now in Germany too

Dutch garden centre franchise group expands into other countries 

First Husqvarna concept store

The Gardena brand is also represented in the store in Stockholm 

The latest new products

An overview of new and improved products from the industry
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3rd European Home Improvement Forum

An extensive gallery of photos of the congress in Madrid organised by Edra and Fediyma 

The latest regional report +