Bricoalliance expands to Baltic region

Bauhof, the Estonian DIY market leader, is joining Bricoalliance. The new acquisition adds 12 Estonian and 5 Lithuanian stores to the Belgian DIY group.

 

Bricoalliance wants to enable its independent retailers to increase their local strength through joined purchases and shared know-how. General manager Jeroen Lauwers says he is “very pleased to welcome the Estonian market leader in the alliance”.


Bauhof has 500 employees in two Baltic countries and sells its over 40,000 DIY and gardening articles to both businesses and private clients. It claims to be unique in offering fast service, attractive store locations and competitive prices.

Bauhof, the Estonian DIY market leader, is joining Bricoalliance. The new acquisition adds 12 Estonian and 5 Lithuanian stores to the Belgian DIY group.

 

Bricoalliance wants to enable its independent retailers to increase their local strength through joined purchases and shared know-how. General manager Jeroen Lauwers says he is “very pleased to welcome the Estonian market leader in the alliance”.


Bauhof has 500 employees in two Baltic countries and sells its over 40,000 DIY and gardening articles to both businesses and private clients. It claims to be unique in offering fast service, attractive store locations and competitive prices.

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