The household saving rate in the euro area was 12.3% in the third quarter of 2018, compared with 12.1% in the second quarter of 2018.
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Reflecting a patchy third quarter of 2018 across the sector, Hornbach is the latest company to announce an unexpected drop in earnings.
Sales of DIY products in Germany are likely to grow by 1.4 per cent this year.
In the first half year of its financial year 2018/2019, i.e. from May to October, Clas Ohlson made sales to the amount of SEK 4.115 bn (EUR 403 mio).
Leroy Merlin will operate under four formats in Spain in future.
Germany is virtually the only country in Europe where private label paints are more popular than A-brands. In other European countries the reverse is true, with 61 per cent of consumers preferring A-brand paints to the private labels of the…
The Italian DIY store operator Bricofer is taking over the Bricorama stores in Spain. The news was reported by the industry service Ferretería y Bricolaje and is based on internal information communicated to Bricorama employees.
The French franchise group Mr. Bricolage wants to accelerate its strategic plan under the title of Rebond (“rebound”).