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Ferroforma sees growth prospects

The trade fair in Bilbao is satisfied with the current number of registrations 

The German Industry Association celebrates its birthday

The Industry Association BHB invites to the 15th International DIY Congress 

Petrovitch heads for Moscow

The St. Petersburg dealer plans up to five stores in the Russian capital 

France messes up the balance sheet

Kingfisher grew by almost five per cent in Great Britain, but made losses abroad 

New boss for Castorama France

Marc Ténart, previously CEO of Brico Dépôt, as well as other management positions, succeeds Véronique Laury 

Two further DIY stores for Manhattan

More than ten years after Home Depot, Lowe’s is now also represented in the city centre of New York 

During the trade fair, the exhibitors already booked their spaces for next year.
14 per cent more visitors

Tool Japan, Gardex, Ifex and Agriworld also record increase in exhibitors 

Baumax is the DIY market leader in Austria.
Obi to take over Baumax?

According to a press report, negotiations are going on with the banks 

Market shrinking in the EU

Sales declined by around 1.2 per cent in the 27 countries in 2013 

Third-quarter growth at Lowe’s

Like-for-like sales by American number two are also up 

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 +