Belgian interior design chain Heytens hopes to grow through franchising: currently it only has 18 franchise stores in a total of 130. To get more franchise stores, it will join two franchise fairs.
Interior design chain Heytens seeks growth through franchising
An expansion into Wallonia and France beckons for Belgian paint web shop deverfwebshop.be and its new counterpart boutiquepeinture.fr. Moreover, the company is looking for a new financial partner to help with this move.
German DIY chain Hornbach’s turnover surpassed 4 billion euro in the past fiscal year. The overall turnover growth was 5.1%: the Dutch market achieved double-digit growth, but the German home market stagnated.
Kingfisher has been one of the front runners in transforming its business into a more circular business. The focus? Smarter consumption and get 'more from less'.
The French Bureau of Competition has approved franchise group Les Mousquetaires' acquisition of DIY chain Bricorama. The deal will catapult Les Mousquetaires into the third position in the French DIY industry.
Intergamma’s issues with CRH’s shares still have not been resolved and it seems the dispute with French shareholder Bricorama has now boiled over. The latter even wants the Chamber of Commerce to intervene.
French DIY company Bricorama will not sell Gamma’s Belgian and Dutch stores. There was a longstanding rumour to that nature, but the company has now refuted those claims.