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Further concentration in Europe
Euro-Mat was founded 25 years ago. The association discusses a new strategy for the future
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New appearance for IPM

Messe Essen emphasises the internationality of the plant trade fair 

Cooling down in Russia

The Russian DIY sector will grow on average by seven per cent in the next few years 

Wickes strengthens in third quarter

The consumer sector of Travis Perkins has grown more than six per cent 

Praktiker is expanding in Romania

The new owners want to expand the branch network to 45 stores 

Paul Loft has been Managing Director of Homebase since 2003.
Paul Loft is leaving Homebase

The long-serving Managing Director is staying until a successor is found 

Homebase to close a quarter of their stores

The British DIY chain has recently recorded a sales increase of 1.5 per cent 

New vice president

Marc Powers will be responsible for Home Depot’s stores in the US from November 

Change in the management team

Mikael Bengtsson is leaving Byggmax, Marcus Hed to become new business manager 

Byggmax growth solely due to new stores

The company is converting a host of stores to a new concept 

Sanctions not impacting Russian store ranges

Russian DIY stores switch primarily to domestic and Chinese production sources 

The latest new products

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

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