For the first time, Fastener Fair Turkey – taking place at the IFM – Istanbul Expo Centre – will take place over three days from 1st – 3rd March 2018, including a Saturday.
The British chain of DIY stores Wickes and the small format and mail order concept Toolstation have significantly increased their sales in the first half of 2016.
Net sales for the building and home improvement trade of the Finish Kesko Group for January to June totalled € 1.144 bn.
In this year still, Toolstation intends to open its first four or five physical branches in France.
The British trade show Totally DIY will not be staged in 2018.
19 200 professionals from 71 different countries visited the combined fair of Ferroforma, Subcontratación, Addit3D, Fitmaq, Pumps&Valves and Maintenance in Bilbao in northern Spain from 6 to 8 June.
Ferroforma opened at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre on 6th June, alongside five other events – a collocation aimed at transforming the long surviving hardware, tools and DIY fair.
As from 2018 there is to be a new trade fair for the do-it-yourself, building and home improvement industry in France. The event, entitled BtoB Habitat, is planned for three days from 5 – 7 June 2018 in Paris Villette.
The National Hardware Show took place in the past week in Las Vegas (USA) with more than 2 600 exhibitors (a year ago over 2 800).
Around 350 companies from 25 countries had already registered for the Ferroforma trade show in Bilbao, Spain by March, thus already equalling the number of exhibitors in 2015. The show will take place from 6 to 8 June 2017.