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High level of retailer participation in Madrid

Presence of DIY retailers from all over the world at the European congress 

Opening in Dubai

Launch of Clas Ohlson in Mirdif City Centre on 30 April 2014 

Insulating material from the internet

One-quarter of European home owners would make purchases online 

Expectation of growth in DIY segment

Ulmart, a Russian e-commerce company, reports growth of 46 per cent in the first quarter 

Positive quarter for Kesko

The building and home improvement trade division of the Finnish group records growth of four per cent 

Stronger together

In future Baumax and Hellweg are going to work together in product sourcing 

Leroy Merllin and B&Q most valuable

Only two DIY retailers make it into the Top 50 retail brands in Europe 

In Greece – here an interior view of the store in Heraklion – Praktiker offers a broader range of products.
Canadian takeover of Praktiker Greece

Fairfax intends to carry on the brand and all 14 stores 

Streamlining of the Russian market

DIY retailing achieves “only” 7.3 per cent growth in 2013 

The latest new products

An overview of new and improved products from the industry
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It’s not just another channel

The retail expert Neil Munz-Jones on the strategies, mistakes and opportunities that home improvement retailers encounter on their way to becoming omni-channel businesses. Full version of the interview published in DIY International 4/2013 

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