World: Global DIY Summit preparing managers for a “Rapidly Changing World”

The 8th Global DIY Summit is taking place in RAI Amsterdam, NL on the 10-12 June 2020.

The event expects to receive over 1,100 delegates from 50 countries to attend the Summit. Where 100+ participants are industry consultants, 550+ are suppliers and manufacturers and 350+ are retailers.

The New Normal: Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World is the motto of the 8th Global DIY Summit 2020. Register now to benefit from the Early Bird Rate!

Find out more about the DIY Summit and view the complete program at the DIY Summit Website!

 

Germany: Cologne preparing for 2020 edition of the International Hardware Fair

On 1-4 March 2020 Cologne will once again be the meeting point for the entire international hardware industry.
For four days around 2,800 suppliers from more than 55 countries will present tools, products from the industrial supply, fasteners and fixings, fittings and various other home improvement segments to the international visitors.
The product offering will also be complemented with an extensive and diverse event programme. According to Catja Caspary, Vice President Koelnmesse GmbH, the EISENWARENMESSE “is the optimal meeting point for the buyers and decision-makers of the industry.”
EDRA/GHIN Members who wish to register for complimentary VIP tickets to the EISENWARENMESSE please contact info@edra-ghin.org.
See what is on offer at: www.eisenwarenmesse.com/

Germany: Light + Building 2020 – the latest topics and 2,700 exhibitors

‘Connecting. Pioneering. Fascinating’. This is the tagline for the upcoming Light + Building in Frankfurt am Main, providing the central theme that runs through this leading world trade fair, to be held on 8-13 March 2020.

All the market leaders have signed up and currently 2,700 exhibitors are anticipated, who will be presenting their world firsts in the fields of lighting, electrical and electronic engineering, home and building automation and security technology.

At this, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services engineering, the industry will be showcasing its intelligent and networked solutions, ground-breaking technologies and up-to-the-minute design trends.

Member who wish to register for complimentary VIP tickets to light+building should contact info@edra-ghin.org.

Find out more about what is on offer at light+building by visiting their website at light+building

U.S.: National Hardware Show celebrates 75th anniversary

The 2020 edition of the National Hardware Show (NHS) marks the 75th anniversary of one of the largest home improvement events in the U.S. Since its inception in 1945, NHS has showcased a range of revolutionary products from manufacturers and brands big and small.

The Show will take place on 5-7 May 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“We couldn’t be prouder or more excited to celebrate our 75th annual NHS!” said Rich Russo, Industry Vice President for the National Hardware Show. “The 2020 Show will certainly be like no other and will provide attendees and exhibitors alike with an experience they will be talking about for years to come.”

Should any EDRA/GHIN Member wish to register for complimentary VIP tickets to the National Hardware Show please contact info@edra-ghin.org.

Find out more about the show at: www.nationalhardwareshow.com/

 

World: 8th Global DIY Summit 2020 taking place on 10-12 June

Following the huge success of the 7th Global DIY Summit 2019 in Dublin, this year’s event, taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is again expected to host a record number of delegates. Taking place on 10-12 June 2020 with the motto “The New Normal: Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World” – the 2020 congress offers an outstanding program with top speakers addressing current major issues affecting our industry. Save your place for the world’s best home improvement networking event! Start the year with the early bird special rate and save up to 300 EUR!

 

Ireland: Screwfix plans for 40 stores

Screwfix Sandyford and Swords in Dublin along with a Waterford store all opened last month, with more stores planned for 2020. As part of Screwfix’s expansion plans, there is the potential for the business to open up to 40 stores over the coming years, creating over 400 employment opportunities in Ireland. The vacancies will be available in a variety of areas such as retail management, service assistants and supervisor roles. Each store will stock 10,000 products, from power tools and work wear to heating and electrical with 24,000 products available to order online and over the phone for delivery and collection from store. Screwfix CEO, John Mewett, said: “We’re extremely excited to be launching Screwfix stores in Ireland to help tradespeople get their jobs done quickly, affordably and on time. The creation of bricks and mortar stores in Ireland is a major milestone for us and a direct result of the increasing demand from Irish tradespeople for our fantastic range of products.”

Read more at www.diyweek.net

Germany: Hornbach almost double-digit Q3 growth overseas

The Hornbach DIY stores outside of Germany grew in the first nine months of financial year 2019/2020 (ending 29 February 2020) significantly more strongly than on their home market. The increase in sales in European countries amounted to 9.5%; in Germany this was 7.5% more than in the comparative period. Like-for-like growth of the international stores at 8.1% also lay one percentage point over that of the Hornbach stores in Germany. Overall, the German DIY retailer made sales of €3.4993 bn in the first three quarters (€1.7821 bn at home, €1.7172 bn abroad) and thus grew by 7.8%.

Read more at www.diyinternational.com

Germany: Ambiente getting set for 7-11 February 2020 in Frankfurt

Ambiente is gearing up for another successful event next year, taking place on 7-11 February 2020 in Frankfurt.

The show is one of the world’s most important consumer goods trade fairs, boasting a globally unrivalled range of products in the Dining, Giving and Living areas. With the latest design trends and innovations, interest in the fair is increasing as the high number of buyers makes Ambiente attractive to even more exhibitors from around the world.

In 2019, 4,460 exhibitors from 92 countries attended the fair. Ambiente is one of the EDRA/GHIN Recommended Global Trade Fairs.

Any EDRA/GHIN Member who requires VIP Complimentary tickets to attend ambiente should contact info@edra-ghin.org

 

Find out more at: www.ambiente.messefrankfurt.com

World: Newly Published Global Home Improvement Report 2019

The 2019 edition of the EDRA/GHIN & fediyma Global Home Improvement Report 2019 has just been published. Containing detailed statistics for the Global home improvement market this report is a must-read for any parties with an interest in the market. The report can be purchased for €890.

Should any interested parties wish to purchase the report please contact info@edra-ghin.org.

In 2018, the DIY/home improvement world market turnover reached €594 bn, an increase of 1,1% compared to last year. North America and Europe combined represent approximately 87% of this market, although their joint population accounts for only 17% of the world population. The DIY markets of these two continents total €516 bn. North America and Europe reach 58% and 29% of the world market respectively. The United States of America had the highest average DIY expenditure per capita in 2018 at €932. Approximately 81% of the Global DIY market (€482 bn) is concentrated in only 8 countries: U.S., Germany, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, France, Australia and Italy. Moreover, the three major DIY countries in Europe (Germany, France and United Kingdom) represent 50% of the continent’s market. The top 10 major DIY retailers worldwide are: Home Depot (U.S.), Lowe’s (U.S.), ADEO (France), Kingfisher (UK), Menards (U.S.), Bunnings (Australia), OBI (Germany), Bauhaus (Germany), Sodimac (Chile) and Ace Hardware (U.S.). Home Depot and Lowe’s account for 25% of the global market share. More detailed information is contained in the new edition of the “Global Home Improvement Report 2019”.

Germany: New IPM exhibition grounds

IPM ESSEN will take place for the 38th time at Messe Essen on 28-31 January 2020. In a little over three months’ time, the world’s leading horticultural trade fair will be held on the completely modernized exhibition grounds for the first time. Eight large exhibition halls on one level, equipped with the latest infrastructure, the Galeria and Hall 1A will offer the ideal presentation area to more than 1,500 exhibitors from almost 50 nations. For the first time, visitors will also be able to reach IPM ESSEN 2020 through the new East Glass Foyer as an entrance. The range on offer at the international trade fair will include innovative products and services from the fields of plants, technology, floristry and garden features. IPM ESSEN will be accompanied by a varied programme and France will present itself as the official partner country.

Should any EDRA/GHIN Member wish to receive complimentary VIP tickets to attend IPM Essen please contact info@edra-ghin.org

 

For more information please visit: www.ipm-essen.de