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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 

Home Depot reports an increase for the quarter

Sales of global market leader increase by over five per cent 

Downturn in the home market for Kesko

Sales declined by more than seven per cent in Finland in October 

Clas Ohlson growth nearly into double digits

Sales by the Swedish company up nine per cent between May and October 

Details about hacker attack

Home Depot publishes further details about data theft in September 

R2D2’s brothers now work at Orchard and are called OSHbot

Two electronic assistants are currently in operation at Orchard Supply Hardware 

The new head of international sales at Baumax is Heiko Leiner.
Baumax has a new head of sales

The former manager of Globus, Heiko Leiner is now working for the Austrians 

Stolen goods decline slightly

However, the retail trade loses almost 1.3 per cent worldwide due to theft 

Screwfix expanding to Ireland

Kingfisher distribution channel opens an online shop for Irish customers 

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 

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