Kesko sells its Russian DIY stores to Leroy Merlin. After the Finnish group reported sales negotiations last week, it has now announced their implementation.
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Coop Bau + Hobby can record an increase in sales again for 2017.
In 2017 European consumers opted to do it themselves more often.
The French Groupe Adeo achieved growth in its gross sales of around 14 per cent to around EUR 21.8 bn in 2017.
The Swedish retail chain Clas Ohlson has closed the first three quarters of its financial year 2017/2018 (May 2017 to January 2018) with an increase in turnover.
Is it worth investing in the brand? USP Marketing Consultancy has looked at the aided brand awareness of 18 branded manufacturers as well as of private labels of retailers among European consumers.
The Swedish DIY store group Byggmax ended 2017 with net sales amounting to SEK 5.3214 bn. Sales thus increased by 2.0 per cent compared with the previous year. Net sales for comparable stores decreased by 0.1 per cent.