Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 during the second quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter.
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Kingfisher has closed the second quarter (ending 31 July 2018) with sales of GBP 3.255 bn and thus with a plus of 3.4 per cent. Like-for-like change with constant currency was 1.6 per cent.
he DIY store chain Bunnings recorded an operating revenue of AUD 12.544 bn in Australia and New Zealand in financial year 2017/2018 (ending 30 June 2018). That is an increase of 8.9 per cent.
The DIY store trade in Germany made total gross sales of EUR 9.76 bn in the first half of 2018, thus gaining an increase in sales of 1.7 per cent compared to the previous year.
Eurobaustoff has reported an increase of 3.7 per cent in its centrally invoiced purchasing volume of EUR 3.12 bn in the first six months of 2018.
In 2017, price levels for consumer goods and services differed widely in the European Union (EU). Denmark (142% of the EU average) had the highest price level, followed by Luxembourg (127%), Ireland and Sweden (both 125%), Finland (122%) and the…
Hellweg Die Profi-Baumärkte GmbH & Co. KG and Toom Baumarkt GmbH are resurrecting their collaboration in the DIY Union procurement company, which came to an end in January 2013.