Global DIY Summit


The Risks for Europe in the Era of Donald Trump

The Risks for Europe in the Era of Donald Trump by Alisdair Gray, International Analyst for the Global DIY Summit We have all probably become used to the unthinkable happening by now. Because in the last few months, the unthinkable has happened twice. First Brexit, and now President Trump. Two outcomes that polling experts, political […]

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Getting to the root causes of forced labour in the ...

The global value chain has opened up enormous opportunities for retailers and manufacturers to source and produce high quality goods that are affordable for customers. But while bringing huge benefits, managing highly complex supply chains while ensuring goods are produced in a way that does not infringe the human rights of others still proves difficult. […]

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The Future of DIY Retail

The retail experience hasn’t really changed much in 200 years. But today, there are several important and rapidly evolving transformations taking place in the way retailers and their customers interact. Taken together, these new developments are revolutionising the way we think about the shopping experience in Do-It-Yourself or home improvement. Most noticeably, innovation and technology […]

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What retailers in the UK want from Brexit

The eventual terms of Brexit will have a profound impact on retailers operating in the UK. But we won’t know the shape of the Brexit agreement for some time now, possibly not until early 2018, when negotiations between the EU and UK under Article 50 of the EU Treaty have advanced significantly. A hard Brexit, […]

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Global DIY Market worth 538 billion €

In 2015, the DIY/home improvement world market turnover reached 538 billion €, an increase of 3% compared to last year. North America and Europe combined represent 86% of this world market, although their joint population accounts for only 23 % of the world population. The DIY markets of these two continents sum 463 billion €. […]

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Registration open for the 5th Global DIY Summit 2017

Early Bird offer available from 22 November 2016 until 15 March 2017 Save your place for the best home improvement networking event taking place from 8 to 9 June 2017 in one of the most exciting and historical cities in the world… Berlin! End of an Era – A Glimpse into the Future of Home […]

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