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Lowe’s is testing two robots in an Orchard Supply Hardware store
Themed issue: strategies for saturated markets: The DIY sector in the USA and Canada is benefiting from a reinvigorated housing market

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The New Product Showcase area and Best New Product Awards, sponsored by Insight DIY, also caught the visitors' imagination this year, as they were challenged to 'Visitor Vote' for their favourite new product on the display.
Totally DIY/Totally Tools shortened

The British trade fair takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday in 2016 

Lowe’s grows by more than five per cent

The sales of the US home improvement retail store operator increased especially towards the end of the year 

Home Depot, the biggest DIY store operator worldwide, grew strongly even on a like-for-like basis in the past fiscal year.
Favourable environment for Home Depot

The world market leader presents an increase of 5.5. per cent for 2014/2015 

Comparing prices with the Smartphone

Consumers worldwide use this device in store 

Garden Centre market in Europe

The volume in the EU grew by 6.2 per cent between 2005 and 2013 

Bunnings increased by almost twelve per cent

The Australian chain plans to open 20 new warehouse stores every year 

Rona grows again on same area

Turnover falls 2.3 per cent in total, but increases on a like-for-like basis by 1.1 per cent 

All decked out in white and ice blue, Ice Hotel was the name of this year’s big special presentation at Christmasworld.
Greater foreign participation

Increased number of visitors to Christmasworld, Paperworld and Creativeworld 

Fewer sales, bigger market share

Coop Bau+Hobby operated in a declining Swiss market in 2014 

Mr. Bricolage sales dip below previous year’s level

Like-for-like sales by the French group down 0.9 per cent 

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 +